Rabbi Matt Rosenberg, Rabbi and Executive Director
Rabbi Matt Rosenberg joined Hillel as our executive director on July 1, 2013. He was ordained as a rabbi in May 2013 at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies at American Jewish University in Los Angeles. Prior to rabbinical school, Rabbi Matt was a director of emergency and volunteer services for the American Red Cross in California. He began his Red Cross career as a volunteer in high school. Rabbi Matt earned his bachelor’s degree in geography from UC Davis, his master’s degree in geography from California State University Northridge, and a master’s in rabbinic studies from American Jewish University.
Rabbi Matt and his wife Jen are exited to call College Station home with their three children – Zachary aged six and their three-year-old twins Benjamin and Talia.
Read an article about Rabbi Matt in the Austin Jewish Outlook.
Veronica Beskin, Jewish Student Life Coordinator
Atlanta native Veronica Beskin is excited to be at Hillel at Texas A&M as our new Jewish Student Life Coordinator. Veronica attended Tulane University in New Orleans where she earned a bachelor of fine arts in vocal performance and a minor in Jewish studies. She was active in her Hillel by leading services and she ran new student orientations.
Veronica recently worked as a youth and family program coordinator at a synagogue in Orlando and as a concierge and staff trainer for Walt Disney World resort. It was Veronica’s participation in Birthright-Israel in 2010 that kindled her desire to serve the Jewish community. Outside of work she enjoys singing, dancing, and all aspects of health and fitness. She loves to work out at the Rec and can be reached at email@example.com or on Facebook.
Dr. Peter Tarlow, Director of Center for Hispanic-Jewish Relations
Rabbi Peter Tarlow is the former executive director of Hillel. He was ordained at Hebrew Union College in 1974 and earned his doctorate at Texas A&M in 1990. He frequently travels around the world training law enforcement and government officials about tourism security. Rabbi Tarlow served as a special emissary to Texas A&M Chencellor John Sharp and has been instrumental in the establishment of the soon-to-open branch of Texas A&M in Nazareth, Israel. He can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.