Bailey London Allen & Ruth Ziegler Executive Director, USC Hillel / USC Jewish Alumni Association
Alison Levine Associate Director, USC Hillel / USC Jewish Alumni Association
Yehudit Schindel Operations and Administrative Manager,
Nora Greenstein Engagement Associate
Dganit Abramoff Jewish Agency Israel Fellow to Hillel
Jeff Stombaugh Rabbinic Intern
Todd Zinn Shabbat Coordinator
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein Alevy Rabbi in Residence
Rick Lupert Marketing Associate

Bailey London
Executive Director, USC Hillel
CEO Jewish Alumni Association
(213) 973-1203

Bailey London is the Allen & Ruth Ziegler Executive Director of the USC Hillel Foundation. Bailey previously served as the Director of Emerging Leadership and Next Gen Initiatives at the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County. While at the Federation, she developed and implemented a prestigious leadership training program and significantly impacted the Jewish community through financial resource development and young adult engagement. Bailey graduated with two Masters Degrees from the USC School of Social Work and HUC’s School of Non-Profit Management. In Spring 2014, Bailey was selected to be a member of Future50, an initiative fueled by the USC Center for Religion & Civic Culture to identify and foster “emerging leaders who are beginning to shape the future landscape of faith in Los Angeles.” With infectious enthusiasm and energy, and as a proud Trojan alumna, Bailey is excited to continue the transformation of Jewish life at USC.

Bailey London

Alison Levine
Associate Director
(213)  973-1204

Alison Levine is Associate Director of USC Hillel, where she is working to enhance student leadership and programming as well as to strengthen the Jewish Trojan network through the Hillel Parent’s Association and the USC Jewish Alumni Association. Prior to her work at USC Hillel, Alison served as the Director of Engagement for Towson University Hillel for three years in Baltimore, Maryland. She grew up in Sherman Oaks and received her undergraduate degree in Communication from University of California, Davis and her Masters of Public Administration from USC. Alison enjoys challah, sundresses, and free wi-fi.

Yehudit Schindel
Operations and Aministrative Manager
(213)  973-1205

Yehudit Schindel is the Operations and Administrative Manager here at Hillel. She attended Stern College from 2001-05 where she graduated with a BA in fine arts. Yehudit previously worked as an office manager as well as a marketing associate in New York City. She moved to Los Angeles 6 years ago with her husband Zvi. Together they have three children Akiva 7, Ayelet 5, and Orly who is almost 2.

Yehudit Schindel

Nora Greenstein
Engagement Associate
(213) 973-1201

Nora Greenstein is the Engagement Associate at USC Hillel. A DC native, Nora received her BA from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She loves the great outdoors, a capella music, and any event with free food. She is so excited to join the USC Hillel family, and can’t wait to meet students from all over campus! Fight on!

Nora Greenstein

Dganit Abramoff
Jewish Agency Israel Fellow to Hillel
(213) 973-1199

Dganit Abramoff is the new Jewish Agency Israel Fellow to USC Hillel. Dganit, originally from Tarzana California, has spent the past ten years in Israel. In Israel, she served as a lone soldier in the IDF and completed her BA and MA in Political Science and Asian Studies. Dganit previously worked as an event and program coordinator for the Lone Soldiers Program of Nefesh B’Nefesh and the FIDF. She spends her free time going on adventures with her new husband, Arkadi, and two a cat and dog.

Dganit Abramoff

Jeff Stombaugh
Jewish Education Rabbinic Intern
Hebrew Union College
(213) 973-1202

Jeff Stombaugh is the new Education Rabbinic Intern at USC Hillel. In his capacity, he oversees Hillel’s CEI program and works to infuse Jewish educational opportunities into student programming. Originally from Seattle, he received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington in Cultural Jewish Studies and was a second grade teacher for five years at the Seattle Jewish Community School before beginning rabbinical school at Hebrew Union College. Jeff enjoys outdoor activities, the Los Angeles food scene, and is very excited to be at USC Hillel! Fight on!

Jeff Stombaugh

Todd Zinn
Shabbat Coordinator
(213) 973-1202

Todd Zinn is the Shabbat Coordinator at USC Hillel. In this capacity, he oversees Hillel’s CEI program and places an emphasis on infusing Jewish educational opportunities in student programming. Todd previously served as the Student Rabbi in Victorville, California, where he placed significant emphasis on increasing the engagement and educational opportunities for the adult population of this intimate community. Originally from Massachusetts, Todd spends his free time celebrating the victories and wallowing in the defeats of his beloved Boston sports teams.

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein
Alevy Rabbi in Residence

(213) 973-1202

Rabbi Yonah wears a few hats: Director of Shabbat Tent organizing Shabbat hospitality at music festivals, runs a hip, modrern-orthodox synagogue in LA called Pico Shul with his wife, and is our rabbi-in-residence at USC Hillel. Rabbi Yonah is a former Fulbright Fellow, Oxford Scholar, and Director of the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation in Poland. Rabbi Yonah was the tour rabbi for MATISYAHU for many years. He’s one of the most followed rabbis on Twitter and Instagram, and blogs regularly on, and

Rabbi Yonah

Rick Lupert
Marketing Associate
(818) 305-4457

Rick Lupert is the Marketing Associate for USC Hillel. He creates and maintains Hillel print and electronic marketing materials as well as maintaining the USC Hillel website. He previously served as Assistant Director for Hillel at Pierce and Valley Colleges where he created the award winning Jewish student arts and culture magazine “Ohmanut” and staffed 8 Birthright Israel Trips. He lives in Van Nuys with his wife Addie and their young son Jude and is involved with the Los Angeles poetry community and is the author of several poetry collections and editor of the poetry anthology “A Poet’s Haggadah – Passover Through the Eyes of Poets.”

Rick Lupert