Campus Coordinators

Jonathan Ginsburg

Managing Director & New England Coordinator (based in Boston, MA)

Jonathan was born and raised in the New York area. After attending SUNY Purchase, where he studied history, he moved to Israel in 2007. Following the completion of his mandatory IDF service, he settled in Tel Aviv. Jonathan relocated to the Boston area with his wife in 2015. As a passionate Zionist, he is excited to help support the ZOA mission of providing fact-based Israel advocacy on US college campuses. Jonathan is the Associate Director of the Campus Department and ZOA’s Campus Coordinator for Massachusetts, northern Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. He can be reached at

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Or Yochai Taylor

Associate Director & Mid-Atlantic Coordinator (based in Washington, D.C.)

Growing up in northern California, Or began advocating for Israel through a number of community and educational projects. He was a member of the modern orthodox synagogue in Sacramento that was firebombed in 1999. His understanding of the subject grew through the Civitas Political Science Academy, the David Project, and volunteer work with numerous campaigns, as well as the Jewish Federation. Or went on to intern at the California Governor’s Office before accepting a nomination to the United States Military Academy at West Point. There, he was a part of Hillel, the Jewish Chapel Choir, and received ethics training from Israeli military commanders.

After two years at West Point, Or transferred, earning honors in Political Science and International Relations at CUNY-Hunter College. While at Hunter, Or personally witnessed slanderous SJP activities and demonstrations against Israel, as well as personal anti-Semitic attacks. He supports Israel as a bastion of liberal, democratic values and can personally attest to the high moral standard of the IDF.  Or serves as the ZOA Campus Coordinator for Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky, and is based out of Washington, D.C. He can be reached at

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Nadav Alkoby

Midwest Campus Coordinator (based in Chicago, IL) 

Nadav Alkoby joins the ZOA Campus team after serving both in the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity’s Israel Department as well as in political campaign management. A native of Miami, Florida, Nadav attended Florida Atlantic University and upon earning his B.A. in Political Science with a focus on Middle East Politics, took on a role in his family’s security business in New York. Also, during his time in New York, Nadav partook in and delivered seminars to ZOA’s young professionals educational bootcamp, “Fuel for Truth.” Nadav’s owes his deep passion for Israel to his family ties to the land and to his Jewish faith. As the ZOA Campus Coordinator for the Midwest, Nadav is the primary point of contact for all students who want to engage in ZOA Campus’ Israel advocacy campaigns. Nadav covers campuses in Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin,, Kansas, and Indiana, and can be reached at

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Benjamin H. Schine

Southeast Campus Coordinator (based in West Palm Beach, FL)

Growing up in North Carolina, Ben began learning about Israel at Jewish Day Camp, as well as at synagogue, & in his local Jewish community in Charlotte. As a teen, Ben grew to become an influential mentor in his community through song leading with his local Jewish youth group. In 2013, Ben began his Freshman year at East Carolina University (ECU), studying pre-med & on course to become a doctor. After two years, Ben began a different journey which would lead him to establish the pro-Israel club, Pirates for Israel, at ECU. During his time as President of Pirates for Israel, Ben completely immersed himself into the pro-Israel world & worked with ZOA CAMPUS, Students Supporting Israel (SSI), CAMERA on Campus, Hasbara Fellowships, Israel on Campus Coalition (ICC), & many other Israel advocacy groups to provide resources to a region not often concentrated on. In the summer of 2016, Ben joined ZOA Campus on the Student Leadership Mission trip to Israel. When he came back to campus that fall, Ben was accepted to serve as a prestigious ZOA Campus fellow, which he did honorably for the next two years until his graduation. As a fellow, Ben advocated for Israel on & off campus & built one of the most influential pro-Israel groups in the southeast, that still functions to combat anti-semitism & spread awareness of Zionism & Israel to this day. Ben serves as the ZOA Campus Coordinator for Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana, Kentucky, & Arkansas. He is based out of West Palm Beach, FL & can be reached at

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Marlene Artov

Tri-State and Upstate New York Campus Coordinator

Marlene Artov is a recent graduate from New York University with a degree in Political Science. She is a first generation American, with her family having immigrated from the former Soviet Union, modern-day Ukraine. Her family has a very personal experience in dealing with anti-Semitism and her grandparents are survivors of the Holocaust. During her time on campus, Marlene was very active in pro-Israel and Jewish circles, advocating for the Jewish state and standing against the rising anti-Semitism on her campus. Marlene is excited to continue her activism as a part of the ZOA campus team. Marlene serves as the Tri-State and Upstate New York Campus Coordinator, which includes New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and is based out of New York City. She can be reached at

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