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Tilly Shemer

Position: Executive Director

Tilly Shemer is the Executive Director of University of Michigan Hillel. She has worked with Hillels in Toronto and Michigan, spanning nearly two decades, in various positions, including Director of Israel Affairs and Associate Director, before becoming Executive Director at the University of Michigan in 2012. Tilly is passionate about youth engagement, community-building, pluralism, women’s advancement, and social justice. She holds a master’s degree in International Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Political Science. She is a Wexner Field Fellow Alum and is on the Steering Committee of the Safety, Respect, Equity initiative. She loves art, traveling, hiking, anything food-related, and diving into a conversation about our Jewish future. Tilly lives in Ann Arbor with her wife, Or, and their beautiful daughter, Maya.

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