Essie Shachar-Hill

Essie was Keshet's summer intern through the University of Michigan School of Social Work. Through the Jewish Communal Leadership Program there, Essie is studying interpersonal social work with a focus on communities and social systems. In college, Essie was heavily involved in Jewish student life and was a leader for the queer Jewish group there. After college, Essie was a corps member in Avodah: The Jewish Service Corps, which solidified a passion for Jewish social justice work.

Articles by Essie Shachar-Hill

An Update From The Chicagoland Keshet Leadership Project

On November 8th, over 70 Chicagoland Jewish professionals came together for the kickoff summit of the yearlong Chicagoland Keshet Leadership ...

A New Year, A New Queer

How I came out on Rosh Hashanah...twice.