Tony Westbrook, Washington University in St. Louis
Tony J. Westbrook, Jr. is a Jewish African-American, activist and community leader originally from St. Louis working to address issues of racial inequality, discrimination, diversity, and inclusion throughout the St. Louis community. He received his B.A. in Communication from Fontbonne University. He feels called to serve Jewish communities and non-Jewish communities in holy and meaningful ways. He made aliyah in 2016 and since then has been studying at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. This past May, he graduated with a Certificate in Jewish Studies and a Certificate in Jewish Experiential Education. He is a thoughtful educator with a passion for experiential learning and Israel education curriculum development. He is currently the Assistant Director of Hillel at Washington University in St. Louis.