Excellence in Language Studies Award, Hebrew
Student Name: Jonah M. Adler
Major: Chemistry with a minor in Hebrew language
Bio: Jonah Adler is a third-year Emory University undergraduate pursuing a degree in Chemistry with a minor in Hebrew language. He aspires to attend medical school and dedicate his career to working as a surgeon. Jonah is an active leader on campus. He has served as an Orientation Leader for two years, mentors inner-city high school students with Emory Pipeline, conducts research in conjunction with Emory Orthopedics, works as an Campus Engagement Intern with Emory Hillel, and plays Ultimate Frisbee as part of Emory’s team, Juice. Jonah is a proud member of Omicron Delta Kappa and Phi Sigma national honor societies. Jonah’s passion for Hebrew stems from his modern-Orthodox Jewish upbringing, his connection to the State of Israel, and the support and encouragement of Emory Hebrew faculty Pazit Kahlon-Shelnutt & Shai Cohen. This summer, Jonah plans on interning with the science-based healthcare consulting firm CureMyWay in Jerusalem, Israel.