Policy Fellows: 2020-21
Daniel Sacks is currently a final year student at the University of Birmingham studying Mechanical and Materials Engineering. He previously held the position of JSoc President and currently works with the Union of Jewish Students as Chair of its National Council. He spent a year in Yeshivat Eretz HaTzvi consolidating his knowledge of Judaism and experiencing Israeli life and culture. With a keen interest in politics, especially Israeli politics, Daniel has always been keen to engage and learn more
Sarah graduated from Durham University in 2019 with a BA in Geography and Economicsand recently completed an MA in Geographical Research. During her undergraduate Sarah was Events Officer for the university’s Conservative Association, and as a postgraduate student she served as President of the Durham Union–Durham’s primary debating and free speech society
Angus is a third-year student at the University of Warwick, studying for a BA in Politics. In his second year, Angus served as President of Warwick Jewish Israeli Society. He has also served as an editor of Warwick’s student newspaper, The Boar, and has contributed articles to several other publications.
Ariella is a second-year English student at the University of Cambridge. She is a committee member of the Cambridge UniversityJewish Society and sits on the Debating Committee of the Cambridge Union. She participated in the Tikvah Overseas StudentInstitute in Jerusalem and interned at the Head Office in New York.
Queen Mary, University of London
Tom is studying for a BA International Relations at Queen Mary University of London. Having previously worked at the European Parliament where, among other things,he successfully workedon the opposition to the EU Copyright Directive, and attended international summits regarding trade, religious freedom, and individual liberty. Tom has also been a foreign affairs contributor toonline Newspaper the Wolves of Westminster, working on projects concerning the Middle East, the Anglo-American Alliance, the future of the EU and the G7.
Lili Naomi Zemplenyi
University College London (UCL)
Lili Naómi Zemplényi is a final year student at University College London (UCL) studyingHistory, Politics and Economics BA.She isan international student from Hungary. Besides being a Pinsker Fellow since 2020, she is also the Treasurer of the UCL Conservative Society. Previously, she was the International Partnership Officer of the UCL Conservatives and in 2019 she also served as UCL's NUS delegate to the NUS Glasgow Conference.
Peter is a second-year politics student at Durham University from the Ribble Valley in Lancashire. He has been an advocate for tolerant and respectful debate on and off campus through his membership of the Durham Union and the Conservative Party. Peter is also a passionate supporter of mental health projects and founded a university-based initiative of his own. He hopes to be able to contribute to politics professionally in the future following a career in the private sector. He approaches life with a sense of optimism and believes in people’s ability to make the world a better place - values that drive him to continually develop.
Esther Walker, from London, is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Conflict and Diplomacy at the IDC Herzliya in Israel. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in History at King’s College London in the Summer of 2020. Esther wrote her final year dissertation on anti-Semitism in the Cold War era, with a particular focus on the tragic story of the ‘Refuseniks’. This dissertationperfectly tied together two of Esther's passions: history and Zionism. At King’s, Esther played an active role on the King’s Israel Society Committee. Esther has previously completed fellowships at CAMERA on Campus and the Tikvah Fund (New York).