Hi I am Max Kopla. I am beyond elated to be serving as your 2016-2017 Executive committees/Israel Awareness Vice President. I live in Cranford New Jersey and am from the Cranford chapter, or CranfUSY. I will be a junior in high school at Cranford High School during the 2016-2017 year. I have two brothers a dog, and oh yeah parents. I have been an active member of USY since 6th grade in Kadima. This past summer I went on USY on wheels, or the best summer of my life, shout out to Bus C 2015. I cannot wait to help you learn about Israel. I have been to Israel about six times; it truly is a second home for me. What you might not know is that I am Israeli and my father also hails straight from the holy land. My last name though actually is Iraqi and you can talk to me about that another time. The connection I have with Israel fluctuates, but I will always remember that I stand with Israel no matter what. You can talk to me about my opinions on Israel anytime.
When I am not advocating for Israel, or studying Israeli culture I am probably at rehearsal for my next theatre endeavor or I am practicing for my next choir concert. Do not be afraid to message me to talk about Israel or any ideas you have about Israel. I just cannot wait to serve you this year Hagalil.