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Jeremy Levin

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Jeremy Levin

Jeremy Levin isn't just "active" in Chicago's Jewish community -- he builds it wherever he goes. Whether he's hosting 40 people for Shabbat in his living room or starting up a junior board for a Jewish nonprofit, everything Jeremy touches helps the local Jewish community flourish. 

A Moishe House veteran, Jeremy makes his home a welcoming space for young Jews to connect. Also, his love of building community overflows into his professional endeavors. When he's not working his day job at Avant, he handles social channels for ELI Talks and volunteers with Maot Chitim, for which he launched a junior board to help the organization reach its full potential and serve more people in need.  

As a Birthright Fellow, Jeremy also takes special care to plan trips to Israel for his participants in ways that are meaningful for everyone regardless of their religious background.  

AGE:
27

PRIMARY GIG:
Senior Strategy & Operations Analyst, Avant

ON THE SIDE:
Amateur non-profit professional, runner, bike commuter, outdoor enthusiast, world traveler, virtual Spain tour guide, family time, making sure all wedding horas are high energy, and perfecting my hummus and challah recipes.

RELATIONSHIP STATUS:
Happily dating another 36 under 36 honoree

SOMETHING MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME:
I never enjoyed Judaism until the end of high school. For example, in 6th grade, I ran away from Hebrew school. My Jewish involvement began when I was inspired to learn more after a trip to Israel.

HOW YOU JEW IN CHICAGO:
Biking to a Build Your Own event at Old Town Moishe House on Monday, coaching OneTable Hosts on Tuesday, learning with Project 613 on Wednesday, training Birthright staff on Thursday, hosting Shabbat on Friday, Shabbat lunch at Lincoln Park Chabad on Saturday, and Maot Chitim meal packing on Sunday!

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Make a donation to JUF in recognition of a 36 Under 36 honoree and any donation up to $36 will be matched in full - doubling your impact!

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