Staff

Bailey London Allen & Ruth Ziegler Executive Director, USC Hillel / USC Jewish Alumni Association
Alison Levine Associate Director, USC Hillel / USC Jewish Alumni Association
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein Rabbi in Residence
Sam Rotenberg Rabbinic Intern
Tsuri Schoffman Israel Fellow
Chanel Walker Executive Assistant
Rick Lupert Marketing Associate

Michael JeserBailey London
Executive Director, USC Hillel
CEO Jewish Alumni Association
bailey@uschillel.org
(213) 973-1203

Bailey London is the incoming 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. With infectious enthusiasm and energy, and as a proud Trojan alumna, Bailey is excited to return to Los Angeles to continue the transformation of Jewish life at USC.


Alison LevineAlison Levine
Associate Director
Alison@uschillel.org
(213)  973-1204

Alison Levine is Advancement/ Development Officer for USC Hillel where she is working to strengthen the Jewish Trojan network through our Parent’s Association and the USC Jewish Alumni Association. She grew up in Sherman Oaks and graduated from University of California, Davis. After three years of Hillel work at Towson University and surviving the largest blizzard Maryland has experienced in decades, it was time for the West Coast native to head back to Los Angeles. She enjoys baking, traveling, and is working to the day when she can call herself a runner.


Rabbi Yona Bookstein
Rabbi in Residence

Sam Rotenberg
Rabbinic Intern

Tsuri SchoffmanTsuri Schoffman
Israel Fellow
israel@uschillel.org
213-973-1202

Born in Petach Tikva and raised in Jerusalem where he lived most of his life, Tsuri served as an officer in the IDF for four years. After his army service he volunteered and worked in several NGOs including JDC Israel, Maagalei Tzedek and most recently at the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo. Tsuri holds a BA in International Relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is taking a break from his MA studies in Non-Profit Management to be the new Israel Fellow on campus. Tsuri is very happy to be in L.A. with his wife Avital, though he misses the two cats he left behind in Jerusalem.


Chanel Walker
Executive Assistant
chanel@uschillel.org
(213) 973-1205


Rick LupertRick Lupert
Marketing Associate
marketing@uschillel.org
(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 Haggadag – Passover Through the Eyes of Poets."