Suzy Sostrin-Rainer, Executive Director 

Suzy Sostrin-Rainer is the Executive Director of  the University of Oklahoma’s Hillel. She has been working in the Jewish community since graduating from University California, Santa Cruz in 2000 with a B.A. in Community Studies and a minor in Education. Suzy is very passionate about creating a warm and inclusive environment at Hillel where students feel empowered to create their own Jewish journeys. She is looking forward to exploring Oklahoma with her husband and daughter and making Norman their new home. Have any questions? Suzy is always available by e-mail,

 Jason Oruch, Director of Student Life

Jason is originally from Plano, TX and graduated from the University of Kansas. Jason supervises student interns, partners with OU on projects, and advises Ask Big Questions. He enjoys cooking, working out, sports, and discussing his favorite show, Game of Thrones. Jason realized he wanted to work for Hillel while participating on Birthright. He is very proud that his family co-owns Sea Breeze Fish Market & Grill in Plano and talks about it quite often. If you ever want to grab coffee, talk about life, or just hang out feel free to e-mail him at

sj pic Sasha Joseph, Engagement & Leadership Associate

Sasha is a recent graduate from The University of Oklahoma, and is originally from Tulsa, OK. She is currently pursuing her masters in Human Relations here at OU. She enjoys watching Sooner football and Thunder basketball as well as numerous T.V shows. She is passionate about making a difference in the world and can’t wait to start on that endeavor. She is excited to work with students to enhance their Hillel and college experience. If you ever want to talk feel free to stop by Hillel or e-mail me at

cd shotCourtney Diemart, Office Manager

Courtney has bachelor’s degrees in business administration from St. Gregory’s University and economics from the University of Oklahoma. She has also received a master’s degree in accounting and financial analysis from Northeastern State University. She has worked as a legal assistant and an office manager previously and looks forward to bringing the skills learned during this time to Hillel. She enjoys reading, listening to music, and watching hockey.