Laura: I am from the suburbs, so I am most excited about being in a city environment and trying out some of the restaurants in the area. I am also on a mission to try out as many food trucks as I can!
Jackie: What do you study?
Laura: I am transferring to the University of Virginia in the fall, where I plan on majoring in Media Studies with a concentration in film production.
Jackie: What are you most excited for with you summer with Gather the Jews?
Laura: I am really excited about helping redesign the Gather the Jews website and planning happy hours for them. I am also looking forward to meeting new people and other interns working in D.C.!
Jackie: Any fun facts about yourself?
Laura: I am a vegetarian! I also work an organic food store in the area and have a passion for healthy food and sustainability! Also, I just returned from my fifth trip to Israel.
Jackie: What is your favorite place in Israel?
Laura: Tel Aviv, because of its beachy-city feel. The food, the people, and the vibes are amazing in Tel Aviv!
Jackie: What is your favorite Jewish food?
Laura: I love a good falafel sandwich with hummus and Israeli salad.
Jackie: Who is your favorite Jew?
Laura: Adam Sandler. “Don’t Mess With The Zohan” had me laughing so hard at all the Israel references and random Hebrew mixed in.
Jackie: Finish the sentence: When the Jews gather…
Laura: It’s a party!