Daniel Patchen:

Email: communications@metnyusy.org

Division: Emek

Chapter: Beth El New Rochelle (the shul with the school and the pool)

Grade (as of this fall): 11

Birthday: October 19, 2004

Hobbies: Playing guitar, playing video games, watching movies, annoying my friends by playing My Heart Will Go On on the recorder

Favorite place in Israel: Either Tel Aviv or any Burger Bar

Favorite movie: The Dark Knight, Spider Man: Into the Spiderverse

Biggest fear: The scene in The Mandalorian with the spiders in the cave

Celebrity crush: John Krasinski

Favorite joke: Two windmills are having a conversation. One windmill asks, "what's your favorite type of music?" The other one says, "I'm a big metal fan!"

Favorite streaming service: Disney+

Favorite quote: "A hero can be anyone, even a man doing something as simple and reassuring as putting a coat on a young boy's shoulders to let him know that the world hasn't ended.” -Batman

USY stands for: United States of Yehudim

Personal statement: I'm so excited to help lead this amazing community throughout the next year! Things are looking brighter than ever for METNY!