Tribe Magazine is a student-run publication and a project of QC Hillel. Our staff members are active in various areas of Jewish and campus life and are committed to engaging the Queens College community.
Meet the members of the Tribe:

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Ayala Schnaidman

Ayala is a Macaulay Honors Senior at Queens College and an English major. She works as a tutor in the Queens College Writing Center, teaches third-grade and is a volunteer SAT/College coach with Let’s Get Ready. Ayala loves to travel and has spent time studying and exploring Italy, Australia, New Zealand and Israel. 

Fun Fact: Ayala met her fiancé in 2012 when he, as Tribe’s founder and Managing Editor, recruited her to write for Tribe. 

MANAGING EDITOR: Gabby Kirschner

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Gabby is a Macaulay Honors College at Queens College senior. She studies Psychology, with a double minor in Business and Liberal Arts and History. Gabby is currently a Hillel Migdalim (Israel engagement) Fellow and a Dialogue Fellow for the Center for Ethnic, Racial, and Religious Understanding. 

Gabby is an avid reader, bagel-enthusiast, and traveler. Her latest travel stint was exploring Europe while studying abroad in Prague. Gabby loves all things Jewish and social media related, so she can’t wait to see all the great things in store for Tribe Magazine!


Nehama tribeNehama is a senior in Macaulay Honors College at Queens College, studying Art History and Business and Liberal Arts. Her past writing experiences have been published in her high school newspaper and in her very own column in an online college newspaper.  Nehama served as the Student President of the Queens College Hillel from 2014-2015 and is thrilled to be joining the Tribe Team this year!  When not practicing her French, Nehama loves to visit art museums in New York City.