Meet Your 2021-2022 Regional Board

President: Lilah Goldman (She/her)

Email Lilah

Hey friends, I’m Lilah and I’m so excited to be your president this year! I’ve lived in Little Rock, Arkansas my whole life and I’ve gone to Jacobs Camp for countless summers. In my free time I like to craft, listen to music, and play with my abnormal amount of cats. This is my second year on board and I couldn’t be more grateful for the opportunities NFTY has brought me!







Programming Vice President: Jack Benjamin (he/him)

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Hey everyone! My name is Jack Benjamin and I’m super excited to be on board again this year. I’m from New Orleans, LA and I’m a senior at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. I like making movies, hanging out with friends, and planning programs for NFTY SO! I’m a Jacob’s Camp alum, and I can’t wait to be a counselor this summer. I’m really looking forward to all our NFTY events this year!







Social Action Vice President: Tillie Reagler (she/her)

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Hey y’all I’m Tillie! I’m a senior at Hot Springs High School and an international baccalaureate diploma candidate. I’m so excited to serve my region as SAVP. I have been a part of NFTY SO since my first year of 678 and have been active in my TYG, LAFTY, as well. I have also served as LAFTY and NFTY SO’s CVP. I have been going to Jacobs camp since Kochavim and spent my summer there and in Israel.





Religious & Cultural Vice President: David Ronnel (he/him)
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Hey y’all! I’m David Ronnel and I’m your RCVP. 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 be on board again and I’m looking forward to all the exciting events in our future!




Membership Vice President: Zoey Rockoff (she/her)
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Hello! My name is Zoey Rockoff and I am a senior from Jackson, Mississippi. I am the captain of my school’s soccer team and I am involved in the visual arts department. My favorite album right now is still Fetch The Bolt Cutters by Fiona Apple and my favorite movies are Zootopia and Ghost World.








Communications Vice President: Donovan Ligier (he/him)
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Shalom Y’all! I’m Donovan Ligier, NFTY SO’s Communications Vice President. I am a junior in high school from New Orleans, LA. In my free time I like to play football and make music. I also love to cook and hang out with friends. I am very excited for what this year has to offer and I can’t wait to share my ideas with yall!

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…