Eli Wimpfheimer – CEO

Eli Wimpfheimer – CEO

Eli Wimpfheimer – CEO

Eli holds a BA in Education, and served as VP Development for the Israeli Volunteer Association (IVA) until 2016. In that capacity he initiated and was responsible for the operations of special programming for young volunteers from the Arab and ultra-orthodox (“Haredi”) communities as well as for young adults with special needs including at-risk and handicapped volunteers. In addition, Eli established the international division of the IVA. Throughout his career Eli has been involved in setting up and participating in programs dealing with identity and leadership in Israeli...

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Galia Limor – Inspiration Development Manager

Galia Limor – Inspiration Development Manager

Galia is a former journalist and editor. Galia coorinated the Globes team of reporters, was vice-editor of the the paper’s G magazine and vice-editor of Haaretz foreign desk. She also served as PR and spokesperson of Zofen and as Manager of Media and Information for Save Israeli Democracy. Galia graduated from the Rubin High School for Music and Dance in Jerusalem. She has B.A. in Philosophy and an M.A. in History from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and is currently studtying for her M.A. at the Porter School of Environmental Studies in Tel Aviv...

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Dr. Rony Berger – Manager of Rehabilitataion and Development Unit

Dr. Rony Berger – Manager of Rehabilitataion and Development Unit

Dr. Rony Berger is a senior clinical psychologist and a family and child therapist, an internationally acclaimed expert in dealing with the psychological preparation for and aftermath of terrorism and other major disasters.  Dr. Berger faculty member of the Emergency Medicine at Ben Gurion University, a senior member of the PREPARED center for emergency response research and faculty member of the Stress, Crisis and Trauma program at Tel Aviv University. Rony Directs Brit Olam‘s Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation Unit and is a Fellow in Psychology Beyond Borders (PBB), a humanitarian organization that aims to alleviate psychological suffering in the aftermath of trauma events.  Dr. Berger also serves on the advisory board of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University where he assists in designing compassion cultivation programs and collaborates with Prof. Philip Zimbardo (The Stanford Prison Experiment) in developing manuals to enhance community resilience and promoting pro-social orientation. Dr. Berger and Prof. Zimbardo developed and empirically validated a school-based program geared to promote tolerance toward the “other” and cultivate pro-social behaviors. They are currently working on developing additional community programs. Together they are PI’s of a large international study on de-radicalization featured in the film 10%...

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Keren Haick – Volunteer

Keren Haick – Volunteer

Keren Haick joined Brit Olam following her encounter with Africa where she also volunteered in an orphanage on the outskirts of Nairobi.  In her volunteer work with Brit Olam, Keren helps the organization with operating and financial tasks. Originally from Omer, a small community in the South of Israel, Keren now lives in Tel Aviv. She has a B.s. in Behavioral Science from Ben Gurion Univerity and will begin her M.A. in Business Management at Tel Aviv University in the fall of...

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