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Tilly Shemer

Position: Executive Director

Tilly Shemer (she/her) is the Executive Director of University of Michigan Hillel.  Tilly has worked with Hillels in Toronto and Michigan for 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 reproductive access. 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 sits on the Board of Directors of Encounter. She loves art, traveling, hiking, and eating and talking about food. She lives in Ann Arbor with her wife Or, their daughter Maya, and their 2 cats: Fanny (Brice) and (Elder) Kevin (Price).

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