Julia Jassey is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Jewish on Campus, where she heads a staff from around the world as they respond to growing levels of antisemitism on college campuses. Her work has been featured in media outlets such as CNN and Forbes Magazine, and she has been recognized as a young voice leading the fight against antisemitism. Due to her advocacy work, she was an Honoree at the Anti-Defamation League’s 2021 Concert Against Hate. Julia was also awarded as one of Algemeiner Magazine’s “Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life in 2021.” Julia has proudly served as a Brume and Allen Scholar at the American Sephardi Federation as well as the host of the “Nice Jewish Girls” podcast with Opendor Media. She does this while also attending the University of Chicago, and she is expected to graduate in 2023 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Jewish studies.
Michal Cohen is a recent graduate of American University in Washington, DC. She received her BA in Public Relations and Strategic Communications with a double minor in political science and Israel studies. Michal is a first-generation Israeli-American and grew up in Los Angeles, Miami, and Israel. She is an avid writer about antisemitism on campus, the state of Israeli affairs, and her experiences as an Israeli-American. She has been published in over six publications, including theWashington Post, Ynet, and the Jerusalem Post, and in three languages.
Micah Gritz is a third-year student at Tufts University studying international security and Judaic studies. Alongside serving as the chief operating officer of Jewish on Campus, Micah is a World Jewish Congress Lauder Fellow, serves as the communications director for Tufts Friends of Israel, and acts as a member of Tufts Hillel’s student board. Micah was born and raised in Rockville, Maryland.