Meet Kol Sasson

Keren Binyamin

Senior • Soprano • President • Social Media

Keren is from Columbia, MD and is a marketing and management double major. In her free time, she enjoys doing pro-Israel advocacy, spending time with her friends, and singing + playing ukulele. You can also find her eating anything cheesy in sight but of course never with meat!!


Jason Kearney

Senior • Tenor • Musical Director

Jason is an Information Science major from Gaithersburg, Maryland. In his spare time he enjoys playing guitar, watching anime and aimlessly walking around with friends. He also can recall the episode from almost any SpongeBob quote.

Micah Pickus

Graduate Student • Bass • Tour Coordinator •  Fundraising

Micah was a Russian Studies Major, Double Minor in Politics/Islamic and Middle Eastern studies in undergrad and is a Public Policy Master’s student from Durham, North Carolina. In his spare time he enjoys making music, baking/cooking, and watching soccer and basketball.


Aviel Taube

Sophomore • Bass/Beatbox • Business Manager •  Fun Coordinator

Aviel is a Psychology Major who grew up in Sharon, Massachusetts and now lives in Baltimore, Maryland. When he’s not singing and beatboxing with the rest of Kol Sasson, he’s either running, biking, swimming or doing some other sport that doesn’t involve other people. Most hours of the day you'll find him somewhere in Hillel pretending to do work or reminicing about the "good old days" living in Sharon.

Jackson Diaz

Junior • Baritone • Musical Director • Costumes

Jackson is an Aerospace Engineering major from Gaithersburg, MD. In his free time, he enjoys discovering new music, watching anime, and playing the piano. Jackson wants to one day work on spaceships and send humans to Mars!

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Ruthie Vogel

Sophomore • Alto • Tour Coordinator • Social Media • Costumes

Ruthie is a Physics major from Silver Spring, MD, and is also minoring in Sustainability and International Development. Outside of Kol Sasson, she spends her time writing poetry, baking food to share with friends, hiking, and asking her family to send pictures of her dog. Ruthie’s favorite thing to do is have good conversations with people she cares about.   

Michael Chernak

Sophomore • Baritone • Fundraising

Michael was born in Baltimore, MD (unfortunately), but has since moved to Highland Park, NJ (also unfortunately) when he was 12. He loves stuffed animals, video games, and Brandon Sanderson, and is always ready to reference an obscure/SpongeBob meme. Right now, Michael is studying Physics, but is considering a second major in Astronomy!

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