Miriam Aniel is an intern for RFPUSA, where she performs outreach to member communities and conducts research for the Our Muslim Neighbor initiative. Miriam is in her last year in the dual degree program between Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary, studying Art History and Jewish Literature. She is passionate about intentional community building and honest conversations. After spending formative time in the southeast United States, the Middle East, and New York City, Miriam is energized by faith’s ability to provide an avenue for people of different backgrounds to tackle social issues together. In her spare time, Miriam enjoys drawing, reading, and trying out new recipes.