Rachel Bandler is currently an MD/PhD student at the NYU School of Medicine. In 2013 she graduated from MIT, having studied Chemistry, Biology, and Political Science. During that time she served as President of the pro-Israel student group MIT Students for Israel (MITSI).
At MIT, Rachel also served as a StandWithUs Emerson Fellow, CAMERA Fellow, AIPAC campus liaison, and wrote as a staff opinion columnist for the MIT newspaper, The Tech. In addition to The Tech, she has also published articles about Israel in The Jerusalem Post and The Scarsdale Daily Voice.