Meet the 2015-2016 MAJIC Team!


  • Jannah is a young Muslim who has diverted her emotional response to religious discrimination through humanitarian work and education.She has established “One Medium”, an organization aimed […]
  • Jackson was born and raised in Los Angeles California. In the spring he graduated with honors from California State University Northridge double majoring in Psychology and […]
  • Emma is a junior at El Camino High School at Ventura College. She is the president of her synagogue’s youth group and works teaching Hebrew and […]
  • Jael Ellman is a sophomore at The Archer School for Girls and is a committed dancer in her dance company. Going to a Jewish elementary school, […]
  • Samrina Vasani is a 9th grade student at the California Academy of Math and Science, interested in studying medicine and Humanitarian law. She is a 1st […]
  • Sara Garfinkle is seventeen years old and has a passion for teaching, traveling, and volunteering. She hopes to someday create curriculum that encourages the unconventional thinking […]
  • Xade is a Muslim fifteen year old boy living in the Pacific Palisades with his family of five. He has two younger brothers ages 13 and […]
  • Samantha Walley goes by Sami or Sam. She lives in Southern California, and identifies as Jewish. I went to Hebrew school for about as long as […]
  • Faiz Shamji enjoys tutoring for the Venice Boys and Girls club and helping students with their science and math problems twice a week after school. He […]
  • Miriam is an active member of Habonim Dror North America, an international youth movement. Summers spent at their camp in California, Gilboa, furthered her interest in […]
  • Sheila Milon has been an annual attendee of the Islamic Center of Southern California, since she was 5. She is going to be a member of […]
  • Jordan Karpin is currently a junior at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School. Last year, she left her family, friends, and home, to study in Israel on […]
  • Alison is spending her summer as an American Seed at Seeds of Peace International Camp in Maine where she will be living with Americans, Israelis and […]
  • Nina Havivi is an eleventh grader at Hamilton High School. She loves learning–whether it’s Jewish text or art history. She considers herself to be politically active, […]
  • Sarah Antabli is a 14 year old sophomore attending Palisades Charter High School. She decided to join MAJIC this year to interact with one of her […]
  • Urooj Allana is a Freshman at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School. At school, she is a part of a leadership class called Service Learning Leadership. She […]