Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Jewish Law Students Association
2021-2022 Leadership
Alex Ben-Yosef
Co-PresidentHometown: Cresskill, New Jersey
I spent most of my life growing up in Cresskill, New Jersey. After graduating from NYU, I came to Cardozo Law School. During my time at NYU, I was very involved with Jew Culture, and pro-Israel advocacy groups on campus. I look forward to continuing my involvement with the Jewish community by serving as a JLSA Vice-President!
Marissa Cohen
TreasurerHometown: Cooper City, FL
I'm Marissa Cohen and I graduated from Tulane University for undergrad. I think that in a new school or environment, Jewish culture is so important to help unite people and help them make new friends. JLSA is the perfect organization to continue bringing Jewish people together. I look forward to being a part of the board this year to enhance the Jewish community at Cardozo.
Marissa Cohen
TreasurerHometown: Cooper City, FL
Hi! My name is Marissa Cohen, I graduated from Tulane University for undergrad, and I'm a 2L at Cardozo School of Law. I think that in a new school or environment, Jewish culture is so important to help unite people and help them make new friends. JLSA is the perfect organization to continue bringing Jewish people together. I'm excited to continue being a part of the board this year to enhance the Jewish community at Cardozo.
Ilona Ehrlich
Vice PresidentHometown: Old Westbury, NY
My name is Ilona Ehrlich and I am rising 2L at Cardozo Law School. I am from Old Westbury, New York. I graduated from the University of Maryland with a BA in History and Jewish Studies in 2020. During my time at the University of Maryland, I was very involved with Hillel, and I am excited to continue serving as a leader and fostering relationships in the Jewish community at Cardozo. As the Vice President of JLSA this year, I hope to build lifelong friendships with my fellow peers and initiate more in person events for our organization.
Rachel Gershengoren
Secretary Hometown: Merrick, NY
My name is Rachel Gershengoren and I am rising 2L at Cardozo Law School. I am from Long Island and I graduated from Lafayette College with a BA in English Literature and Government/Law. During my time at Lafayette, I was Vice President of Hillel and very involved in the interfaith community. I look forward to continuing my involvement in the Jewish Community at Cardozo and at large.
Elysa Zebersky
Director of EventsHometown: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
My name is Elysa Zebersky, and I am a rising 2L. I am originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. I graduated from the University of Maryland in 2019, and I was an English major. I was very involved in Hillel in college, and I am super passionate about bringing Jewish people together through different activities and events. I am so excited to be on the JLSA board and to be an active member of the Jewish community at Cardozo.
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