Meet Our Regional Board

Eli Sol, President
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Hi! I’m Eli Sol, and I am the Regional President of NFTY North East Lakes Region
(NEL). I am currently in grade 12, and I have lived in Toronto Ontario my entire life,
though my entire family is from the US originally. Fun fact about me, I am the first
Canadian NEL Regional President elected since 2012-2013! I love history, music,
basketball, my camp, and my NEL community


Raleigh Arnopolin, Programming Vice President
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Hey everyone!!!! I’m Raleigh Arnopolin and I'm so excited to be your NEL PVP this year!! I am currently in 12th grade at Solon High School in Cleveland Ohio, and I am a member of the Temple Tifereth Israel (TEFTY). In my free time, I love to bake, ski, and cheer for my school. My dog's name is Juno and she is a French and English bulldog mix!

Annie Wyner, Social Action Vice President
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Hi, I’m Annie Wyner and I’m so excited to be your SAVP this year! I’m in grade 12, I’m from Cleveland, and I’m a member of TEFTY! Outside of NEL, I do School of Rock and am involved in my school’s choir! I love all things music, singing, reading, writing, and making soup (specifically lentil soup). Feel free to reach out to me via email if you have questions about anything <3

Emma Wyner, Religious and Cultural Vice President
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Hi! My name is Emma Wyner and I am so happy to be your Religious and Cultural Vice President! I am from Cleveland Ohio and am currently in grade 12, and I am a part of TEFTY. In my free time I love playing guitar and bass, hanging out with my friends, listening to music, and playing video games. I’m so excited for this upcoming year!

Aaron Weinmann,  American Membership Vice President
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Salutations! I’m Aaron Weinmann, he first American Membership Vice President for NFTY-NEL. Straight out the 716, I’m a Buffalonian through and through. Yea, I got curly hair like you haven’t got a clue. I play volleyball and tennis and I’m as short as can be. Well, to be exact, I’m precisely 5’3. I enjoy reading about world, because I’ll run it one day. I’ll bring all of you along so don’t be too gray.

Harry Pressman,  Canadian Membership Vice President
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Hi I’m Harry Pressman! I am from FEISTEY in Toronto, and I am going into grade 12 at RSGC. I served on my board as MVP and Go-to-Guy in previous years, and I am absolutely thrilled to be your NEL CMVP this year. In my free time I love to play video games, watch movies and TV

Zara Greenfield, Communications Vice President
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My name is Zara Greenfield and I am so excited to be serving as NFTY NEL’s
Communications Vice President. I am in 12th grade at Solon High School in Cleveland Ohio, and I am apart of TEFTY. I love pole vaulting, playing with my dog, and spending my summers at Camp Wise!

Tessa Gottlieb, Nebbish
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My name is Tessa Gottlieb and I am from FEISTEY in Toronto, Canada. I am a junior at North Toronto Collegiate Institute, and I spend my summers at URJ Camp George! In my free time, I enjoy playing the violin, doing yoga and cooking. For the past 4 years, I was the FEISTEY PVP, and I have been involved in NEL since 8th grade. I am beyond excited to your Nebbish!

NFTY Northeast Lakes 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. 


Stacy Bernstein


Stacy is a St. Louis native, and grew up at Goldman Union Camp Institute (GUCI). She was involved in NFTY Missouri…