WHAT WE SING 

Manginah sings a variety of music, ranging from classic Hebrew liturgical songs to Israeli and English pop music. Our current repertoire is: 

  1. Hakol by Avior Malasa

  2. Or/Lights by Eliad + Ellie Goulding

  3. Shnei Meshugaim by Omer Adam

  4. Morning by Marc E. Bassy

  5. Symphony by Clean Bandit (feat. Zara Larsson)

  6. Lecha Dodi by Rina Cohen

  7. #AHAVABALEV by Chen Aharoni

  8. Katonti by Yonatan Razel

  9. Honeybee by The Head and the Heart

  10. Honeymoon Avenue by Ariana Grande

  11. Give Me Love by Ed Sheeran

 

RECENTLY RETIRED

  1. On the Radio by Regina Spektor

  2. Darkeinu by Danni Bassan

  3. Melech Malchei Hamlachim by Eyal Golan

  4. Brother by NEEDTOBREATHE

  5. Unsteady/Apologize/Secrets by X Ambassadors + One Republic

 

 

MEET THE MEMBERS

 
Sara Hessdorf, '20  Alto   - Co-President

Sara Hessdorf, '20 Alto - Co-President

Hometown: South Orange, New Jersey

Major(s) / Minor(s): Psychology

Favorite Manginah Song: Or/Lights

Outside of Manginah Activities: Hebrew School Teacher, Radio Show Host

Fun Fact: Spent a semester studying abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark

Arielle Leeman, '22  Alto - Publisher

Arielle Leeman, '22 Alto - Publisher

Hometown: Bath, Maine

Major(s) / Minor(s): Premed & intended International and Global Studies major (undeclared)

Favorite Manginah Song: Or - by Eliad

Outside of Manginah Activities: VP of the Aviation club, Resident Advisor, Hebrew School teacher, love playing tennis

Fun Fact: I scuba dive!

Hometown: Newton, MA

Major(s) / Minor(s): Psychology and Anthropology

Favorite Manginah Song: Hakol by Avior Malasa

Outside of Manginah Activities: Working as a supervisor for the Brandeis Phonathon, Big Brother Big Sister, Social life, sleeping

Fun Fact: I was born in Canada so I have dual citizenship!

Hadas Nahar, '20  Alto - Co-President

Hadas Nahar, '20 Alto - Co-President

Hometown: Boca Raton, Florida

Major(s) / Minor(s): Music / Psychology

Favorite Manginah Song: “Hakol" - Avior Malasa

Outside of Manginah Activities: Engineer for WBRS (student-run radio station/ recording studio), Member of Cheerleading team

Fun Fact: Recently released first single and currently working on EP to be released in the near future

Rina Cohen, '21  Alto/Tenor - Music Director

Rina Cohen, '21 Alto/Tenor - Music Director

Gavi Klein, ‘22  Alto

Gavi Klein, ‘22 Alto

Hometown: Berkeley, California

Major(s) / Minor(s): American Studies/ Journalism, Creative Writing

Favorite Manginah Song: Hakol

Outside of Manginah Activities: Chabad Student Board, Her Campus Brandeis, work

Fun Fact: Tomatoes are my favorite food of all time

Juliana Sherer, ‘23  Alto

Juliana Sherer, ‘23 Alto

Hometown: Seattle, Washington

Major(s) / Minor(s): Undecided; likely Psychology

Favorite Manginah Song: Hakol

Outside of Manginah Activities: Masorti

Fun Fact: Can do the wave with her eyebrows

Hometown: Memphis, TN

Major(s) / Minor(s): Education Studies and Near Eastern and Judaic Studies

Favorite Manginah Song: Hakol

Outside of Manginah Activities: Works at the bookstore and for Chabad!

Fun Fact: I've never not had a dog

Lily Morris, ‘21  Soprano

Lily Morris, ‘21 Soprano

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Major(s) / Minor(s): Currently undecided, but focus in the social sciences

Favorite Manginah Song: Hakol

Outside of Manginah Activities: Member of FMLA (feminist club on campus) and ASL club.

Fun Fact: Obsessed with any and all baking/cooking shows (go GBB!)

Tirtza Schramm, ‘23  Soprano

Tirtza Schramm, ‘23 Soprano

Anna Jaeggi-Wong, ‘22  Soprano

Anna Jaeggi-Wong, ‘22 Soprano

Hometown: Altadena, California

Major(s) / Minor(s): Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Biology

Favorite Manginah Song: Symphony- Clean Bandit ft. Zara Larsson

Outside of Manginah Activities: cheer club member, Gen Chem lab TA

Fun Fact: Loves jamming to kpop

Simmy Decker, ‘22  Soprano

Simmy Decker, ‘22 Soprano

Hometown: Elkins Park, PA

Major(s) / Minor(s): Health Science Society and Policy

Favorite Manginah Song: Or/Lights by Eliad + Ellie Goulding

Outside of Manginah Activities: Member of Brandeis Football Club, representative for The Right to Immigration Institute

Fun Fact: I sneeze in a series of 2

Hometown: Valley Village, CA

Major(s) / Minor(s): Neuroscience and Biology / Philosophy

Favorite Manginah Song: Hakol - Avior Malasa

Outside of Manginah Activities: BemCo (Brandeis emergency medical corps), Southeast Asia Club, General Tutoring, undergraduate lab research

Fun Fact: I don't really consider myself tired until my thoughts stop making sense

Daniel Shoham, ‘20  Tenor - Secretary

Daniel Shoham, ‘20 Tenor - Secretary

Hometown: West Hartford, Connecticut

Major(s) / Minor(s): Computer Science / Economics

Favorite Manginah Song: Hakol

Outside of Manginah Activities: Double bass player, Tennis club member

Fun Fact: Can solve a Rubik's Cube in 12 seconds

Drew Gottlieb, ‘22  Tenor

Drew Gottlieb, ‘22 Tenor

Josh Eisemann, '21  Bass - Business Manager

Josh Eisemann, '21 Bass - Business Manager

Hometown: Mission Hills, Kansas

Major(s) / Minor(s): International and Global Studies and East Asian Studies / Architectural Studies

Favorite Manginah Song: Hakol / Lecha Dodi

Outside of Manginah Activities: Humanities Fellow, member of Tron (ultimate frisbee)

Fun Fact: Really, really, REALLY likes to play games (especially boggle)

Ezra Gershman, '21  Bass

Ezra Gershman, '21 Bass

Hometown: Silver Spring, MD

Major(s)/ Minor(s): major in NEJS, minor in Hebrew

Fav Manginah song: Or/Lights or Lecha Dodi

Outside of Manginah Activities: Hillel, Masorti, BJEP teacher, TA for Biblical Hebrew

Fun fact: I want to be a rabbi!

 
Jordan Blatter, '22  Bass / Beatboxer

Jordan Blatter, '22 Bass / Beatboxer

Hometown: Great Neck, New York

Major/Minor: Linguistics/Computer Science

Favorite Manginah Song: Brother by NEEDTOBREATHE

Outside of Manginah Activities: AEPI, aspiring gymnast

Fun Fact: can do a handstand for almost 3 full seconds