Meet Our Regional Board

Ana Finger, President
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Hi y’all! My name is Ana Finger, and I am this year’s NFTY Southern president. I live in New Orleans, where I attend Newman school. I do cheer for Newman in the fall. I was a Jacobs Camper for five years, and I attended Heller High in the Spring of 2020. I am so excited for what’s coming in NFTY this year!

Lilah Goldman, Programming Vice President
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Hi NFTY Southern! I’m Lilah Goldman and your Programming Vice President this year! I’ve lived in Little Rock, AR my whole life and I enjoy being creative and doing art in my free time. I’m also a big animal lover and spend a lot of time with my pets. Starting in the fall, I will be a junior at Little Rock Central High. Jacobs Camp and NFTY have been big parts of my life as I’ve grown up and I can’t wait to be on board!

Zoey Rockoff, Social Action Vice President
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Hey y’all! My name is Zoey Rockoff and I am the new Social Action Vice President for NFTY-Southern! I will be a junior at Murrah High School in Jackson, Mississippi. I am the current captain of my school’s soccer team and I am also in the visual arts program at my school. I have attended Henry S. Jacobs Camp since I was 5 years old and plan to spend many more summers there! My favorite camp activity is Maccabiah and I am proud to say I have won twice! I can’t wait for this year and I’m so excited to meet each and every one of y’all!

David RonnelReligious & Cultural Vice President
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Hey Y’all! I’m David Ronnel and I’m NFTYSO’s Religious and Cultural Vice President. I’m from Little Rock, Arkansas and I love to play tennis and run. In my free time I like to travel with my family and ski. I’m so excited to assume a position on board and I’m looking forward to all the exciting events in our future!

Jack Benjamin,  Membership Vice President
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Hello! My name is Jack Benjamin and I’m Membership Vice President. I’m from New Orleans, Louisiana and my school is NOCCA. I love to hang out with my friends and talk to new people. I’m super excited to be on NFTY board this year!

Tillie ReaglerCommunications Vice President
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Hello! My name is Tillie Reagler and I am NFTY SO’s 5780-5781 Communications Vice President. I’m from Hot Springs, Arkansas and I have a twin brother and twin little sisters. I go to Hot Springs World Class High School and am an IB diploma candidate. I am on my school and hometowns’ club swim teams and work as a lifeguard at my local YMCA. This coming year I will be a junior and I am so excited to be a representative of NFTY and a leader this coming year!

NFTY Southern is governed by a board of teen leaders who are elected by their peers that serve a one-year term. Regional board members play a critical role in all aspects of running the region including event planning and marketing, and mentoring teen leaders from our local youth communities. The regional board is mentored by a Regional Advisor who oversees all programs and administration. 


Rabbi Andrew H. Terkel


Rabbi Andrew Terkel was born and raised in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and grew up active in his synagogue, NFTY-TOR, and URJ Greene Family Camp. His experiences with Jewish youth…