Religious & Spiritual Life

Staff & Student Leadership

Emily Block

Associate Director of Jewish Student Life


Emily Blocks comes to Rollins College Hillel after previously serving as the Assistant Director at the University of Connecticut Hillel, where she managed the organization’s engagement and programmatic team. Emily is a Connecticut native- having attended UConn for her undergraduate degree, which she received in Political Science and Human Rights as well as her Masters in Public Administration with a focus in nonprofit management. She was also active in her Hillel in college, serving as president of the student board and as a member of the Board of Directors. It was through her experience with Hillel that her passion for enhancing and empowering Jewish life on college campuses grew.

Emily is beyond excited to be joining the Rollins College and The Central Florida Hillel family. She is looking forward to working with the students, faculty and administration at Rollins College to grow and enrich the Jewish student experience both on and off campus!

Fun Fact: Emily bungee jumped off of the highest commercial bungee bridge in the world!

Rachel Wasserman

President, Rollins Hillel

Rachel Ware

Vice President, Rollins Hillel

Jade Grimes

Vice President of Shabbat and Holidays, Rollins Hillel

Karen Gutensohn

Vice President of Jewish Education and Spirituality, Rollins Hillel

Sophie Steckrl

Freshmen Engagement Intern, Rollins Hillel