Talmidim Unit Head
My name is Eliza Lieberman and this is my first summer at Jacobs! This summer I will be working as the Talmidim Unit Head. I am from Charlotte, North Carolina and just graduated from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN! I love all things performance- from writing my own songs to being on stage with my improv troupe. I also love adventure and being outside.
Talmidim Girl Counselors
Hi y’all! I’m Ana Finger! I am from New Orleans, and I just graduated from Newman school. After being a camper for four years, I am so excited to return for my first year on staff! This year, I worked on my school’s community service committee to create meaningful student experiences centered around conversations of identity. I also served as president of NFTY Southern’s regional board, working with a team of 6 teens to create fun and engaging experiences for other Jewish teens in the South!
Hi, my name is Ella Rockoff and I am from Jackson, MS! I am currently a rising sophomore at Birmingham-Southern College. In Birmingham, I am a fourth-grade Sunday school teacher at Temple Emanu-el and do a lot of volunteer work at First Light Women’s Shelter. This is my twelfth summer at Jacobs camp, but my first summer being a counselor! I’m so excited to be able to come back to Jacobs Camp, especially after not being able to last summer. I love camp so much and I can’t wait to spread some Jacobs magic this summer!
Hey, my name is Shoval Ashkenazi and I am from Holon, Israel. I am the dance specialist and it is my first year! In this past year, I served in the army. I have been waiting for camp ever since I got released!
Hi I’m Erika Rosenzweig and I’m from Parkland, Florida! I am currently studying to be a Landscape Architect at the University of Georgia. I enjoy singing, playing guitar, and sketching in my free time. In school I am on the Hillel Social Programming Team and am fundraising for UGA Dance marathon to support local children’s hospitals in Georgia. This year will be my 7th year at Jacobs Camp and I am so excited to be a counselor!
Hi my name is Ofir Aloush and I’m from Israel :)! During the COVID-19 year, I managed to be released from my military service, and was accepted by The Jewish Agency, the program that got me here! This is my first summer here; I will be a counselor and I am hoping to lead activities in performing arts. I am very excited for the summer!
Hello! My name is Mia Zimmerman and I’m from Atlanta Georgia. During the year I go to school and I also have a job at an ice cream shop. I have also had a passion for makeup since I was young so I am working towards a career in makeup. This will be my 10th summer at Jacob’s camp and my 1st year on staff!!!
My name is Sophie Manis and I am from Memphis, Tennessee! I have been at Jacobs Camp since the Summer of 2014 during my first year of Maskilim. I am so excited to now be a first-year counselor. During the year I am active in theater, the arts, as well as the Memphis Jewish Community. I have both volunteered and worked for Temple Israel Memphis as a part of their Teen Team. I am so excited for this Summer!
My name is Talia, and I am originally from Birmingham, Alabama, but live in Canton, Georgia now. I attended Jacobs as a camper for many years, and I am so excited to finally be a counselor! I can’t wait to give my campers the same amazing experience and Jacobs Magic that I experienced growing up!