Alumni Council

The Alumni Council serves as the primary networking and connecting body for BU Jewish alumni. Council members cultivate personal relationships with fellow alumni through regional and campus events and connect with current students for mentorship and networking opportunities. The minimum gift is a sliding scale based on years since graduation, with a minimum gift of $360 expected 10+ years post-graduation. Contact Ethan Sobel ( to consider joining.

Felicia Gans Sobey, Chair (COM ’17) is a producer and reporter at The Boston Globe, where she is a member of the Great Divide team that explores the deep inequalities in the public education system. In her role, she reports on breaking and developing news, oversees digital projects and strategy, manages social media for the education section’s stories (@GlobeEducation), and operates the education webpage on Additionally, Felicia anchors the Globe’s Coronavirus Now newsletter on weekdays. Prior to joining the education team, Felicia was the digital producer for the cannabis team, and before that, she worked on the overnight shift. While in college, Felicia served in a variety of roles at BU Hillel, including directors of media for the student board, engagement intern, and desk receptionist. She was also an active member of The Daily Free Press.

Erin Miller, Immediate Past Chair (CAS ’17 & SPH ’18) is presently a medical student in the NYU Long Island School of Medicine Class of 2022. During her time in college and graduate school, Erin served as the two-term president of the BU Hillel Student Board, student representative to the Jewish Cultural Endowment, senior research assistant for the Project on Medicine, Ethics and the Holocaust, and a member of the BU Hillel Board of Directors. Erin has continued her commitment to enriching Jewish life as the chair of the BU Hillel Alumni Council. Erin is committed to promoting innovative models of healthcare delivery to improve health equity and aid public health. She is pursuing this passion in a medical school program dedicated to bringing primary care to communities in need of expanded healthcare solutions. Erin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the BU College of Arts and Sciences and a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Maternal & Child Health from the BU School of Public Health. 

Natalie Goldberg (CAS & KHC ’17) will be starting her legal career as an Associate Attorney at Cozen O’Connor in Philadelphia. During her time in college and law school, Natalie actively participated on campus through the BU Hillel Student Board, Sigma Delta Tau, moot court, and a legal clinic, among other organizations. Natalie is passionate about health care access, civil rights, and supporting the Jewish community. She also loves health & wellness, food, and travel! Natalie holds a J.D. with honors from The George Washington University Law School and a B.A. in Political Science from Boston University.

Rabbi Ben Keil (COM ’10, CAS ’10) serves at the Young Israel of Pelham Parkway in the Bronx. After graduating from Boston University, he spent two years teaching in Upper Manhattan before taking a position at a synagogue on the Upper West Side, where he served as Executive Director for two years. He and his wife Dana (SED ’11) spent four years living in Jerusalem where Rabbi Keil studied at the Gruss Kollel in Bayit Vegan and taught at Yeshivat Orayta in Jerusalem’s Old City before returning to New York City in the Summer of 2019. He holds rabbinic ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and a B.S. in Journalism and B.A. in Religion from Boston University.

Myles Ullman (QST ’19) is currently working in Boston, situated in an E-Commerce Rotation Program at Wayfair. He hopes to continue to hone his analytical and critical thinking abilities as he advances his career within the tech industry. Outside of work, he is passionate about food and travel and loves to meditate and play fantasy football. Myles studied Business Administration and Management with concentrations in Marketing and Operations and            Technology Management at BU.

Helene Weiner (SHA ’11) is a Senior Global Learning Specialist at McKinsey & Company where she manages the online learning library and runs global for consultants specializing in Risk Management across the firm. Before joining McKinsey, Helene worked at a Healthcare Communications company managing the online and in-person learning programs across the company. Prior to that, she worked for a luxury hotel chain in their Regional Sales Office. Helene received a B.A. in Hospitality Administration from Boston University and an M.A. in Social-Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.

Sydney Angelov is a Senior Account Executive at Vested, a Financial Communications Agency. Sydney graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in Marketing, Global Business, and French. At BU, she was heavily involved with Hillel programming and stays involved through the Alumni Council. She is an MBA candidate at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business.




  • Sydney Berman ’19 (NY)
  • Callie Brandeis ’21 (MA)
  • Deni Budman ’20 (VA)
  • Carmelle Dagmi ’19 (CA)
  • Sonya Dreyer ’22 (MA)
  • Samuel Eilbaum ’18 (NY)
  • Allison Feld ’16 (PA)
  • Hannah Goodman ’22 (MA)
  • Jacob Gurvis ’20 (MA)
  • Matthew Hinshaw ’19 (NY)
  • Ben Keil ’10 (NY)
  • Teddy Manning ’21 (MA)
  • Breezie Miller ’20 (MA)
  • Molly Papermaster ’18 (CT)
  • Mikey Pliskin ’21 (PA)
  • Bena Reiter ’12 (NY)
  • Steven Rubin ’22 (GA)
  • Emily Singer ’15 (NY)
  • Ethan Sorcher ’20 (MD)
  • Maks Tensak ’18 (NY)
  • Lauren Weinberger ’17 (NY)