Alec Goldhirsh


Where are you from:

Evanston, Illinois



Exercise Science


Dream job:


Favorite quarantine activity:

Naps and outdoor exercise

What you will miss most about Chabad at NAU:

I will miss the welcoming environment and consistent positive encouragement from Shmulik to get involved with the Chabad community.


What are you looking forward to after graduation:

Spending more time with family.

Advice for Jewish NAU Freshmen:

Keep going, it will all be worth it!

Favorite class and least favorite class:

Favorite Class: Organic Chemistry

Least Favorite Class: Statistics

Fun fact about you:

I like challenges, but I like food more.


If you had $10,000 to donate to Chabad, what would you like it to go towards?

I would love for there to be a JCC sports camp/league for youth to stay fit through basketball, baseball, flag football and other activities.


What do you want to say to the donors, Rabbis, Rebbetzins and to all those who support Chabad at NAU:

I have never felt more welcomed and luckier to be a part of a Jewish community in my entire life. The endless work from the Rabbi’s and Rebbetzin’s does not go unnoticed or unappreciated. The contributions from donors and the support from guests and students during events is amazing to see. Thank you to everybody for making the Jewish experience a positive one for all.


What makes you proud about being Jewish:

The deep connection I share with fellow Jews has led to some of the best relationships I have today.