Board of Governors

Major General (Res.) Doron Almog
Chairman, ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran

Doron Almog fulfilled most of his army service in active duty, both as a soldier and in leadership capacities in elite IDF units, despite being the son of a bereaved family. His brother, Lieutenant Eran Avrutsky, was killed during the Yom Kippur War while defending the Golan Heights as a tank commander. The Aleh Negev Village established by Doron is named after his son Eran, who was one of its first residents. [...]

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz
Rabbi of the Western Wall & Holy Sites of Israel

Appointed to his position by former Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin and former chief rabbis of Israel, Rabbi Rabinowitz enjoys the support of a wide spectrum of the Israeli public.  In his position he has built a bridge between the past, present and future of Israel and between the different segments of Israeli society, based on […]

Shlomi Avnon
President, ALEH Board of Governors

Shlomi Avnon is Global Chief Development Officer of Young & Rubicam, Founder & Founding Partner of Y & R Israel (formerly Shalmor Avnon Amichay), and Deputy Chairman of Y & R EMEA. He has amassed over 3 decades’ experience in advertising and marketing. Six-time recipient of Israel’s Agency of the Year award, his company is […]

Didi Almog
ALEH Board Member

Didi Almog has been teaching at the Yohana Jabotinsky School for over 30 years. She has helped mold many students into leaders in various fields. Didi received her degree from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. When she is not teaching, she assists her husband, Major General (res.) Doron Almog with their life’s mission of building a better future for Israel’s disabled at ALEH.

Lieutenant General Benny Gantz
Former Chief of General Staff of the IDF

Lieutenant General Benny Gantz was born in Israel in 1959. With his enlistment in the Parachutists’ Brigade in 1977, he embarked on a distinguished military career, including appointment as commander of numerous brigades within the IAF and the parachutists’ reservists. Over the years, he headed the Parachutists’ Brigade, the IDF division in Judea and Shomron, […]

Ehud (Udi) Angel
Chairman and CEO, XT Group

Udi Angel is Chairman and CEO of XT Group, an Israeli conglomerate active mainly in Shipping, Aviation, Hi-Tech and Private Equity. Udi is actively involved in communal and charitable work in Israel, with philanthropic efforts focused on disadvantaged children, children with disabilities, and education. Among his many endeavors are chairing Password for every Pupil, an […]

Yehuda & Tami Raveh
Attorneys at Law

Mr. Raveh is founder and senior partner of Yehuda Raveh & Co., a leading commercial law firm employing 50 attorneys in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa and Beer Sheba. Among his many public endeavors, Advocate Raveh serves as President of the Association of Friends of the Israel Museum; President of the Israel-Canada Chamber of Commerce; Chairman […]

Reuven Scheif

Reuven Scheif is the managing partner and a founder of RSM Shiff Hazenfratz & Co. In addition, he is the Director and Chairman of the Auditing Committee of Menora Mivtachim Pensions and Provident Funds. Mr. Scheif serves as member of the Public Advisory Board of Mifal HaPayis. Formerly President of the Institute of Certified Public […]

Alan & Judith Sacks

Alan Sacks heads Herzog Fox & Neeman’s international practice. His practice is divided between two main areas – corporate law, and banking and finance. Mr. Sacks’ expertise in Mergers & Acquisitions as well as in banking have resulted in his involvement in all major bank acquisitions in Israel over the last two decades. His cross-border […]

Yael Andorn
Venture Partner, Viola Credit

Mrs. Yael Andorn is a Venture Partner at Viola Credit (formerly Plenus Lending Solutions). After serving as analyst for the Bank of Israel, she held a series of significant positions within the Budget Department of the Israel Ministry of Finance for over 2 decades, and most recently served as Director General of the Ministry. Among […]

Reuven Avital
Partner and General Manager, Ma’Aragim Enterprises

Reuven Avital is Partner and General Manager of Ma’Aragim Enterprises, an Israeli investment company. Since 2002, Mr. Avital has been Director of Neoprobe Corporation. In addition, he serves as chairman or board member of several nonprofit organizations, mainly furthering the cause of education for the underprivileged or international peace. In the past, Mr. Avital had […]

Anne-Marie Boucher
Attorney at Law

Anne-Marie Boucher serves as legal counsel in the fields of estate planning, wealth management and corporate governance at the BCF, a Montreal law firm she co-founded. After practicing tax, commercial and corporate law for over a decade at BCF, she subsequently assumed the directorship of Training and Education of the Quebec Tax Association, and taught […]

Alex Bresler
Attorney at Law

Currently a partner at a law & notary office in Tel Aviv, Mr. Bresler served as a high ranking officer in the IDF and the Mossad. He has had vast experience as CEO for a variety of companies and businesses in Israel. Mr. Bresler is married to Advocate Hava Bresler and has 3 children.

Pinchas Buchris

Pinchas Barel Buchris is the corporate director of several privately-held companies, including Magal Security Systems, GoNet Systems, and Knafaim Holdings. In addition, he serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board at Adallom, and is engaged periodically as independent consultant and advisor to various high-tech companies and security-based organizations. With the rank of Brigadier General from […]

Tzipa Carmon
Managing Director, T.C. Exports Ltd.

As Founder and Managing Director of T.C. Exports Ltd., Tzipa Carmon is a prime exporter of the Israeli home improvements industry to the United States and Europe. She has introduced major Israeli manufacturers to American and European DIY markets, and is the exclusive Israeli representative of Home Depot, OBI and Intergamma. A key advisor to […]

Doron Cohen
Attorney at Law

Doron Cohen is Founder and Senior Partner at Cohen, Cohen, Yaron-Eldar & Co. Law Offices, a leading Israeli law firm specializing in commercial, tax and international law. He received his LLB from Tel Aviv University and is a member of the Israeli Bar Association since 1981. Mr. Cohen has amassed more than 25 years’ experience […]

Amir Eshel
Commander in Chief of the Israeli Air Force

Major General Amir Eshel is the current Commander in Chief of the Israeli Air Force. Major General Eshel graduated from the IAF Flight Academy as a fighter pilot in 1979, and later headed the IAF’s Operations Dept. from 1997-99. With a military career that has spanned many of the nation’s wars and battles, he eventually […]

Adi Kochavi
Data Story Producer, Vocativ Films

A Data Story Producer at Vocativ Films, Adi Kochavi heads a team of data analysts who use data-mining technology to explore the deep web, finding stories and producing original content for filmmaking purposes. Ms. Kochavi was previously a writer for Vocativ’s news site as well as for the Cornell Daily Sun. She spearheaded the corporate […]

Dr. Nimrod Novik
Chairman of the Board, Economic Cooperation Foundation

Along with his wife, Dr. Ruth Strul-Novik, Nimrod is an active board member of ALEH, which established the innovative ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran Rehabilitative Village on behalf of severely disabled children and young adults in Israel.

Amir Pushinsky
Founder and CEO, Amir Pushinsky Holdings Ltd.

Mr. Amir Pushinsky is Founder and CEO of Amir Pushinsky Holdings Ltd., an Israeli real estate, sales and marketing services company. In addition, he is the owner of a real estate brokerage company in NYC. Mr. Pushinsky has accrued vast experience in management and leadership roles across many industries including banking. Among the many positions […]

Yoni Saar
Founder and CEO, Promarket Group

Yoni Saar is Founder and CEO of the Promarket group. With extensive experience born of a successful career in media, Mr. Saar has developed Promarket into the largest experiential marketing company in Israel. He serves also as professional executive, creative advisor and business developer for the company. In addition, he writes columns on marketing for […]

Prof. Joshua Shemer
Chairman of the Board, Assuta Medical Centers

Professor Shemer is Chairman of the Board of Assuta Israel, the country’s largest private hospital network. He is also Director of the Israeli Center for Technology Assessment in Health Care (ICTAHC) at the Gertner Institute, which is a research unit serving the Israeli Ministry of Health. A graduate of the Hebrew University and Hadassah School […]

Johanna Arbib
President, The Jerusalem Foundation

Johanna Arbib Perugia is the current President of the Jerusalem Foundation. Ms. Arbib was born in Rome, Italy. With a degree in Business Administration from John Cabot University, she embarked on a career in international business and finance, eventually serving as senior advisor to the London-based Patron Capital international real estate private equity fund, and […]

Eli David

Eli David is a consultant on trade and technology mainly between Japan and Israel. He has served in senior positions in various Japanese companies, including Vice President of Eisenberg & Co., President of DSPC, and President of Radvision. Mr. David is a graduate of Technion and Tokyo University.  His philanthropic activities include serving on the […]