Alexandra Casser received the The Maurice Meyer III and Irma Meyer Student Award. She is a stellar student of Yiddish and a founder of the Yiddish Club at Rutgers. In summer 2009, Alex served as an intern at the National Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. Next year, she will study at Yeshivat Hadar in New York City. She also wrote an honors thesis this year, “A Taste of Home: Jewish American Cookbooks as a Response to Acculturation,” supervised by Nancy Sinkoff.