Malak was an early participant in Ono’s Beyahad program for Druze women, returned to Ono as a teacher, and has since found employment as a QA engineer at Galil Software, Israel’s premier onshore R&D company.
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Ehud Danoch is a lawyer by education. Since 2016, Danoch served as the CEO of Shikun VeBinui Solel Boneh Infrastructure and Building Corporation. Previously, he served as CEO of Shaham Mekorot Execution Ltd., a subsidiary of the national water company Mekorot. From 2004 to 2007, Danoch served as Israel’s Consul General in Los Angeles, and before that, he served as Chief of Staff to Minister of Foreign Affairs Silvan Shalom.
Dror Karni is a financial planner with a cumulative experience of 20 years in the capital market in senior management positions. He is the founder and CEO of “Karni Family Office,” providing capital management services, financial advice, and building investment strategies. Additionally, he holds a license as a pension agent from the Ministry of Finance and is a graduate of the Investment Advisors course. Furthermore, he has a BA in Business Administration and an MBA in Business Administration, specializing in Finance. Dror Karni served as a reserve battalion commander with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Asaf Laufer is the Chief Financial Officer of the Neviot water company. He has worked there for 11 years, before which he was a senior auditor at the KPMG accounting firm.
Nir Leshem is the Chief Executive Officer at Shekel Scales Ltd. Before that; he was the Chief Marketing Officer of Tracense Systems Ltd., which develops, manufactures, and markets electro-chemical explosive vapor detectors.
Avia Mizrahi Magen is the CEO of one of the largest hotel chains in Israel, the Fattal Hotels. After her release from the IDF in 2000, she began her career at the Fattal chain as a reservation clerk and waitress at the Dan Hotel in Eilat. She was appointed the CEO of Club Med Eilat and then CEO of Herod’s Hotels for a period of 3 years. In 2018, Mizrahi-Magen was chosen as one of the Globes Magazines Top 50 influencers, noting that “She is the most senior manager in the hotel industry in Israel, responsible for a chain of about 40 hotels and 7,500 employees. The chain’s revenues in Israel in 2017 were NIS 1.3 billion.” In her spare time, she dedicates herself to projects that deal with women’s empowerment, promotion, and mentoring of women to senior management positions. She holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Ono Academic College.
Avishay Pariz is the CEO of Ronlight Health (Garmin Israel), a Health, Digital, and Innovation firm. Prior to that, he was the VP of Revenue & Global Partnerships at TrenDemon and Head of Global Marketing and Business Development at ironSource.
Kobe Ram is the CEO of V-Check Ltd., making paper checks unnecessary and allowing business owners and private clients to perform various operations – from B2B businesses through payment to authorities and service providers. The service offers maximum convenience and minimum effort, all done with the click of a button.
Udi Sagi is the CEO of Keter Plastic, Israel’s dominant plastics manufacturing firm. One of his proudest projects, which began in Kiryat Ono and expanded to other cities, is collecting plastic products from consumers, recycling them, and then returning them to the municipality from where they came.
Amir Shaltiel is the Founder and CEO of the Eldar Group and the Co-Owner of Metropolis – Urban Development. Previously he served as a Director and Finance Committee Member of the Weizmann Institute of Science and Chair of Weizmann Vibe, a club encouraging youth participation in science.
Ahuva Turgeman is the CEO and owner of the BBB Hamburger Corporation, including the “Moses” and “Burgerim” chains, some of the most popular fast food restaurants. The chain has over 100 branches and 4,000 employees and is valued at NIS 180-200 million, with a turnover of hundreds of millions of shekels annually.
Born to new immigrants from Marrakesh, Morocco, Turgeman started her restaurant career as the morning shift manager at the Yotvata restaurant chain. She soon progressed to the position of branch manager, and three years later was appointed the Purchasing Manager, then VP, and finally CEO of the chain.
In 2002, Turgeman left Yotvata. In 2005, she decided to open a cafe near her home, and in 2008, she was appointed CEO of the BBB chain and, after about a year, became a shareholder in the company. Since the beginning of the Corona epidemic in Israel, Turgeman has been associated with the struggle of restaurateurs and has been working to increase emergency grants to those in the field. Turgeman holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Ono Academic College.
Director of the Real Estate Audit and Taxation Unit at the Israeli branch of the BDO firm. A practicing Gur Hasid served as a chief tax auditor for the Israeli Taxation Authority.
Head of Real Estate School. Former academic director of the ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) campus.
Photographer and Business and Personal Life Coach for Women’s Empowerment. After ten years, Reut Ashkenazy turned from a salaried worker to a successful self-employed business owner that helps other women succeed.
The Ministry of Education’s Sharon and Amakim districts selected Ms. Da’aas as the recipient of their Outstanding Employee Award for her work promoting occupational society in the Arab sector, as well as for her service in education and vocational retraining.
Adv. Zeev Kaso, the Director of the Program for the Advancement and Integration of Ethiopian-Israeli Students at Ono Academic College, immigrated to Israel at the age of 11 from Ethiopia in 1984 during Operation Moshe. His family moved to the absorption center in Safed, and he graduated from the national-religious Meron Yeshiva High School. He served in the IDF as a newspaper reporter for the BaMachaneh journal and then moved to Netanya, where he resides today. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Law from Ono Academic College and today serves as a Lecturer at the Law School. Approximately 19 years ago, he founded the Program for the Advancement and Integration of Ethiopian-Israeli Students at Ono Academic College.
Mother of 9 (one on the spectrum). Grew up in poverty. Studied Hebrew in order to come to Ono. Received opposition from family. Served as a class representative at Ono. Now works as a teacher at a school for children with learning disabilities in Jerusalem.
Belongs to the southern faction of the Islamic Movement and is considered one of the movement’s most prominent figures in the Negev region. Began his career as a teacher and deputy school principal. Between 2000 and 2004, he served as head of the local council of the Bedouin community of Arara in the Negev. In addition, he has served as chairman of the local council workers’ committee and head of the Islamic Movement. Holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Ono Academic College.
Rachel Adato-Levy served in Israel’s 18th Knesset on behalf of the Kadima Party and the T’nua Party. She trained as a physician and held numerous public positions, including Adviser to the Minister of Health for Women’s Health, Chairwoman of the National Council for Women’s Health, member of the National Council of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Public Committee for Determining the Medical Treatments Basket. She represented Israel in a delegation to the UN General Assembly in New York.
Talal al-Krenawi is the former long-time mayor of the city of Rahat. In 1977 he joined the Labor Party, and in 1989 was appointed deputy head of the Rahat city council. During his tenure as elected head of the council, Rahat changed its status from council to city.
MK Moshe Arbel is a Member of the Knesset on behalf of the Shas party. Arbel is a lawyer by profession and was the legal adviser of the Shas party and the chief of staff of Interior Minister Aryeh Deri. In addition to his studies at Ono Academic College, he completed a certificate program at Harvard Business School.
Etty Hava Atia is a Member of the Knesset for the Likud Party. She was born in the city of Lod to a family from Djerba, Tunisia, and has seven brothers and sisters. Atia directed the Office of the Secretary of the Organization of National Aerospace Industries and, since 2015, has served as the Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Services. In the 22nd Knesset, she was a member of the Finance Committee. She holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the Ono Academic College.
Colonel (Res.) Adv. Yaakov (Kobi) Blitstein is a retired colonel who serves as the Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Finance and Head of the Infrastructure Staff at the Ministry of Finance. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Transportation and Road Safety and Deputy Director General of Infrastructure and was the Supervisor of Transport from 2018-2020.
MK Uriel Menachem Boso is a Sephardic Ultra-Orthodox politician and Member of Knesset for the Shas Party. Prior to that, Boso headed the Shas party in the Petah Tikva City Council. Over the years, he has led the City Improvement Administration (SFA), the Procurement Division, the Tenders Unit, and the Public Inquiries Unit. Since 2018, he has chaired the Engineering, Security, and Urban Policing Divisions and the Planning and Construction Committee.
Yosef Shlomo (Yossi) Dagan is an Israeli politician who has served as head of the Samaria Regional Council since August 2015. He served in the IDF and is a major in the reserves. He has a bachelor’s degree in law from Ono Academic College and is a certified mediator.
Moshe Davidovich has been the head of the Mate Asher Regional Council since 2018. He was formerly the Director General of the Galilee Development Authority and Director General of the Acre Municipality.
Lizzie Delricha is the Council Chairperson of the city of Ganei Tikva and vice chairwoman of the Center for Local Government in Israel. During the 2020-21 Corona epidemic, she was very active in ensuring the safety and well-being of her city. Prior to holding public office, Delricha worked as CFO at several startups: Radlan, which was sold to Marvel Technologies, Kidaro, which was sold to Microsoft; and Worklight, which was sold to IBM. She received an M.B.A. In Business Administration from the Ono Academic College.
Aharon Dror has been the Head of the Gan Yavneh Council since 2003. He served in the Golani Brigade and was discharged with the rank of Major. He holds three bachelor’s degrees, including one in law, from Ono Academic College. He first worked in the field of education and served as the Deputy Chairman of Rabin High School. He later turned his attention to urban planning and served as deputy planner of the Central District of the Ministry of the Interior and as the Chairman of the Planning and Construction Committee. In November 2003, he was elected head of the Gan Yavne local council. He has since served four terms in office.
Gila Gamliel is a member of the Knesset from the Likud party. She also served as Minister for Social Equality and as Minister of Environmental Protection.
Yaakov Hagoel is the chairman of the World Zionist Organization. Until 2020, he served as deputy chairman of the Zionist Executive and head of the Israel and Anti-Semitism Department. In addition, Hagoel was Chairman of the World Likud movement and Director General of the global Betar movement. Hagoel has served as a member of the Keren Hayesod Board of Directors, a member of the Council for the Memory of Benjamin Zeev Herzl, on the Council for the Remembrance of Zeev Jabotinsky, in the Prime Minister’s Office, and as a member of the Board of Trustees of Ariel University. Hagoel also serves as a member of the Yad Vashem Council.
Ayoob Kara is a Druze-Israeli politician. Previously, he served as a Member of the Knesset for the Likud Party, as Minister of Communications, Minister without Portfolio, Deputy Minister for Negev and Galilee Development, Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Regional Cooperation, Deputy Speaker of the Knesset, and Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office. He was born in 1955 in the Druze village of Dalit al-Carmel near Haifa. Before his enlistment in the IDF, he trained with the Hapoel Nahariya football team. In 1976, he became the first Druze to play in a senior league in Israel, playing as a defender for Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv. He served in the IDF and retired with the rank of major.
In 1984 he joined the TAMI party and coordinated the party’s activities in the Arab sector. In 1999, he entered the 15th Knesset on behalf of the Likud and served as Deputy Speaker of the Knesset and as Chairman of the Committee to Examine the Issue of Foreign Workers. After the inauguration of the 34th Government of Israel, Kara was appointed Deputy Minister of Regional Development. Afterward, he was appointed Minister without portfolio and placed in charge of the directorate for the promotion of the Druze and Circassian localities, as well as the director of the canal project. On May 29, 2017, he was appointed Minister of Communications.
Ruth Kolian is a social activist and head and founder of the “Ubezchutan (And in their Merit)” political party – the first ultra-Orthodox party to include women on its list for the Knesset.
Ruth Kolian studied at Ono Academic College’s ultra-Orthodox campus. There she ran for the position of student union leader — something that began her public exposure and even reached the media. One of her first activities as a social activist was the walk from Petah Tikva to Jerusalem, which she did with a protest poster she carried with her about the state of public housing in the State of Israel. The Israeli media covered the walk, which took place in March 2013 and took two days to complete.
Kolian founded the Ubezechutan political party and ran in the 20th Knesset elections in 2015. The party did not get any seats but received extensive media coverage. Some rabbis in the ultra-Orthodox community boycotted her, and even media sources in the community refused to let her publicize her new party. Kolian has worked tirelessly to increase awareness about breast cancer, expressed, among other ways, through the distribution of posters and their placement throughout the ultra-Orthodox cities of Israel, including Jerusalem, Beit Shemesh, and Bnei Brak. This movement is unique because it is the first of its kind in this ultra-Orthodox society that has occurred.
Nurit Koren is a former Knesset member of the Likud Party who served as chair of the Special Committee on the Disappearance of Yemeni, Eastern, and Balkan Children. Koren was born in the Mahanayim neighborhood of Jerusalem to Yemeni. At the age of 38, she began her BA degree and later completed a bachelor’s and master’s degree in law from Ono Academic College and received her law license. Koren was the director of Minister Gilad Erdan’s bureau from 2010–2012, during his tenure as Minister of Environmental Protection. She was one of the founders of the Achla (Quality of Life for Sharon) Association and a social activist for vulnerable populations and people with disabilities.
She was elected to the 20th Knesset and assigned to be the representative of the Coastal Plain District and entered the 20th Knesset after the party received 30 seats. She served as a member of the Judicial Selection Committee and also as a member of five other Knesset committees. In addition, Koren served as chairwoman of the Lobby for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, chairwoman of the Lobby for the Advancement of Immigrants and Immigrants from France, and chairwoman of the Lobby for Fair Collection Proceedings in Execution.
MK Alex Kushnir was appointed as Chairman of the Knesset Finance Committee. Kushnir immigrated to Israel with his mother as a child in 1992 and later served in the Givati Brigade, becoming a lieutenant colonel (company commander). Afterward, he served in Israel’s General Security Service (Shabak), retiring after nine years. He received an MBA in Business Administration from Ono Academic College. Kushnir has held a number of positions in the fields of finance, retail, and energy and served as the representative of the JDC organization in Belarus. He went on to serve as the Director General of the Ministry of Aliyah and Absorption and then as the Director General of the Netiv governmental organization. His most prominent area of work in the Knesset was as chairman of the Lone Soldiers Subcommittee in the 23rd Knesset.
Neria Meir is the head of the World Zionist Organization’s Department of Diaspora and a member of the Likud’s Zionist Organization board. Mr. Meir is the former head of the world leadership of the Betar movement. He studied law at Ono Academic College. Between 2010 and 2011, Mr. Meir served as a Legislative Adviser to the Chairman of the Aliyah and Absorption Committee in the Knesset. He assisted in promoting many laws on immigration, Diaspora, and social assistance.
MK Shlomo Ngusa Molla is the former Deputy Speaker of the Knesset and a Member of the Knesset on behalf of the Kadima Party and the Tnua Party. Molla was born and raised in Ethiopia, in a small Jewish village in Gondar province, to a family of nine brothers and two sisters. In 1982, he immigrated to Israel via Sudan at the age of 16 as part of Operation Brotherhood, after a 780-kilometer trek, during which he was captured by local authorities and imprisoned for several months. He served as chairman of the Ethiopian Student Organization and the Coordinator of Distressed Populations in the World Student Organization.
In 1991 he was appointed director of the Absorption Center in Tiberias. Later, Molla was appointed supervisor of immigration from Ethiopia and supervisor of the absorption centers and Hebrew language courses at kibbutzim in the north. As part of his job, he was responsible for the absorption of many immigrants who arrived as part of Operation Shlomo. Later, in 1998, he was appointed Commissioner for the Absorption of Ethiopian Immigrants in the Ministry of Absorption.
From 1999 to 2005, he was the director of the Ethiopian Immigrants Division in the Jewish Agency’s Department of Immigration and Absorption. In 2006, he was elected to head the Department of Zionist Institutions in the World Zionist Organization and as a member of the management of the Zionist Organization and the Jewish Agency.
He became a Knesset Member in February 2008. Molla has served as a member of the Knesset Committee, the Law, Constitution, and Justice Committee, the Committee for the Advancement of Women, the Special Committee on Public Appeals, and the Subcommittee on Combating Trafficking in Women. He was also an acting member of the Knesset Finance Committee. In addition, he served as chairman of the Lobby for Civil Equality and Pluralism and the Lobby for the Fight against Racism, and chairman of the Israel-Ethiopia Friendship Association. In 2011, he was appointed Deputy Speaker of the Knesset.
Shuki Ohana is the mayor of the city of Safed, where he was born and raised. In the IDF, he served as Head of the Organization and Torah Branch in the Logistics Corps. Ohana served as the Chairman of the Likud branch in Safed. He served as a member of the Finance and Audit Committee and the Board of Directors of the Ashdod Maritime College and the director of the LLAN Company.
Miri (Miriam) Regev is a Knesset and the Likud party member. Miri was Minister of Transportation and Road Safety, a member of the Political-Security Cabinet, Minister of Culture and Sports, and Chief Military Censor. She was also an IDF Spokeswoman with the rank of Brigadier General during the Second Lebanon War and the disengagement period. In the 18th Knesset, Miri chaired the Subcommittee on the Periphery. In addition, she was a member of the Finance Committee, the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, the Interior and Environmental Protection Committee, and a joint defense budget committee. In the 19th Knesset, she chaired the Interior and Environmental Protection Committee as a member of the Finance and Foreign Affairs and Defense Committees. She has a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a Specialization in Finance and Capital Markets from Ono Academic College.
Itamar Revivo has been the head of the Ashkelon Beach Regional Council since the end of 2018, following his victory in the second round of local elections in Israel (2018). Revivo was born in Ofakim, the son of former Ofakim Mayor Avraham Revivo. He earned a bachelor’s degree in law from Ono Academic College. Since 2009, Revivo has been working as an independent lawyer in a firm in Ashdod. Between 2009 and 2012, Revivo served as chairman of the local committee in Nitzan. In 2018, Revivo ran for the head of the Ashkelon Beach Regional Council and, after a second round, defeated the opposing candidate.
Liat Shochat is the Mayor of Or Yehuda and has been in office since September 2015.
Shochat was born and raised in Or Yehuda to parents from Iraq and Turkey. She served in the IDF as a youth counselor. Shochat holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Ono Academic College. She was certified as a lawyer and managed a private law firm in the civil field.
Shochat served as a member of the Or Yehuda City Council since 2003 on behalf of the Or Hadash faction, an independent list supported by the Labor Party. In this framework, she was the deputy mayor, chairman of the city’s community center’s board of directors, and in charge of early childhood and public housing. In the 2018 mayoral elections, Shochat was elected by a 51.79 percent majority after defeating her rivals. At the national level, Shochat served as chairman of the local branch of the Labor Party for more than a decade.
CEO of Israel Government Advertising Agency, responsible for the Agency’s 300 million Shekel budget.
Minister of Aliyah and Integration in the 35th Government of the State of Israel. The first government Minister from the Ethiopian Community.
Mawafaq Tarif is the spiritual leader of the Druze community in Israel. Tarif was born in 1963 in the village of Julis in Western Galilee. He is the grandson of Amin Tarif, who served as the head of the Druze community in Israel for 65 years. Mawafek Tarif was appointed to the post after the death of Amin Tarif, who left no sons. Tarif serves as chairman of the Druze Religious Council in the Ministry of Justice and as Kadi Madhab in the Druze Religious Court of Appeals. In September 2016, he was elected President of the Druze Religious Court of Appeals. He graduated from Ono Academic College’s Faculty of Law. In April 2018, Tarif was chosen by the Ministerial Committee on Symbols and Ceremonies to light a torch at the Torch lighting ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel.
Director-General of the Residence of the President of the State of Israel. Served as a policy advisor to numerous Knesset members and then as the Chief of Staff to the Speaker of the Knesset. Completed a BA in Education, an MA in Jewish History and Philosophy, and an LL.B. Also maintains a license to practice as a lawyer.
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner is an Israeli lawyer who founded the Shurat Hadin organization in December 2002 and has served as its director ever since. She is the winner of the Moskowitz Prize for Zionism for 2012, was nominated as one of the 50 most influential women in Israel for 2011, according to the “Globes” Newspaper (35th place), and was chosen as one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world for 2014, as someone who serves as a representative and leader of the legal fight against terrorism, according to the Jerusalem Post newspaper. Darshan-Leitner began working in the legal field against terrorist organizations and terrorist bodies and countries in 1997 as a law student, when she petitioned the High Court against allowing Abu Abbas to enter the Gaza Strip under the Oslo Accords.
She later specialized in tort law and real estate law, but almost all of her legal activities since 2014 are dedicated to the field of the war on terror and its supporters and funders. Darshan-Leitner represented one of the families of Israeli soldiers lynched in Ramallah in a NIS 64 million lawsuit against the Palestinian Authority. She represented the children of Kfar Darom, who were injured in a terrorist bus attack as well as in a lawsuit against the PA for NIS 100 million. Since the establishment of the Shurat HaDin organization, Darshan-Leitner has been operating mainly within its framework. It represents hundreds of victims of terrorism in Israel and around the world.
Avi Edri is Chairman of the Histadrut’s Workers’ Division, the largest labor union in Israel. Previously, he served as chairman of the Histadrut’s Transportation Workers’ Union. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Ono Academic College and is a member of the Bar Association.
Pinchas Gurt is an ultra-Orthodox Gur Hasid and serves as a criminal prosecutor in the Jerusalem district of the Ministry of Justice.
Yoav Lalom is a lawyer and the founder of “Noar Kehalacha/Proper Youth,” a non-profit association for the treatment of discrimination and non-transparency in the admission of Mizrahi (Jews of Eastern origin) students to educational institutions in the ultra-Orthodox sector. Lalom studied at the Porat Yosef yeshiva and at the Yachva Da’at kollel. In 2006 he was certified as a lawyer after finishing a Bachelor’s Degree at Ono Academic College. In 2014 he was a Fellow at the Mandel Institute for Leadership. From 2003 to 2008, he served as the head of the bureau of Israel’s Chief Rabbi, Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi Doron.
Lalom was also one of the founders of a number of educational institutions in the Sephardic ultra-Orthodox sector in Jerusalem. For his work on behalf of Mizrahi youth, in 2009, Yoav Lalom received the “Justice Worker Prize in Education.” He was ranked fifth on the list of the fifty most influential people in education by the “Ha’ir” newspaper. In 2011, he received the Knight of the Quality of Government award. In 2016, he received the Sami Michael Award for his social actions in promoting equality in Israel.
Elad Mann is an Israeli lawyer, journalist, publicist, and social activist. His legal practice deals with commercial-international law, constitutional and administrative law, economic regulation and communication, and information law. Upon his release from the IDF (following being wounded in his service in the Navy), he studied law and business administration at Ono Academic College. Mann went on to study for a doctorate in law, dealing with the field of conflict of interest theory, under the supervision of the Dean of the Faculty of Law in Tel Aviv, Prof. Sharon Hanas, and retired Supreme Court Justice, Prof. Yoram Danziger.
In parallel with his academic studies, Mann served in the late 90s and early 2000s as a reporter for the “Schocken” network of the “Haaretz” group in various positions, including magazine writing, sports, cultural criticism, and news. In addition, he was a columnist for the Rishon football newspaper published by the network in the early 2000s. Even after leaving the active press, he continued to write and publish numerous commentary and opinion columns on economic and legal issues in a variety of media, including Haaretz and De Marker, Calcalist, Globes, and the “Seventh Eye.”
In 2006, with attorney Zvika Barak, he established the Mann-Barak Law Firm and Notary, in which he is active to this day. In addition to his work as a lawyer, he is a lecturer in communication law and journalistic ethics. Mann served as head of the Civil Enforcement and Regulation Clinic at Ono Academic College.
Menachem Moskowitz is Chairman of the Israel Bar Association’s national ethics committee and the proprietor of a legal office specializing in insolvency and urban renewal.
One of the first female ultra-Orthodox legal clerks for Supreme Court justice.
Kochavi Shemesh was a lawyer, social activist, and one of the prominent leaders of the Black Panthers protest movement. He served as their ideologue and spokesman of the movement since its inception. In addition, Shemesh edited the “Black Panther” publication and wrote all the proclamations of the movement (excluding the first proclamation).
Dr. Shiman is a lecturer in Tax Law and Corporate Law courses at Ono Academic College and was an adjunct lawyer at the University of Virginia Law School.
Adv. Revital Steiner graduated from Ono Academic College with a Bachelor of Law degree. She went on to receive a Master of Law degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. In parallel to her studies at Ono, Steiner served as a Research Assistant to Prof. Gil Siegel at the Center for Medical Law, Ethics and Health. She is currently a Research Associate at the Center.
In addition, she was active in international academic seminars on behalf of the Eliyahu Institute of Technology (then called the Shalom Institute for Comparative Law) and provided legal services to Lenovo Israel LTD. Steiner completed her legal specialization at the Elrom, Rom, Salomon & Co. law firm in the fields of torts and medical negligence and was admitted to the Israel Bar Association in January 2021.
Steiner is also qualified to mediate on behalf of the Israel Bar Association and is a member of the Israeli Chamber of Arbitrators. Currently, Steiner works as an American tax consultant in the international taxation department of the EY firm at the company’s offices in Tel Aviv.
Sharon Tzfoni is the Head of the Arabian Gulf Desk at Naschitz, Brandes & Amir, one of Israel’s leading law firms. His work includes extending the reach of the business into the Gulf region. Sharon focuses his practice on delivering solutions for the firm’s clients in the Arabian Peninsula as well as assisting Israeli clients with their activities in Gulf markets. As a practicing corporate/commercial lawyer and a former representative of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in the Gulf, Sharon brings vast experience in international business as well as extensive knowledge of the Gulf region.
From 2009 – 2012, he served as a Liaison Officer at the PMO. Prior to that, Sharon served as a Second Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel, first in Doha, Qatar, and later in Stockholm, Sweden. From 1993 to 2004, he served as a Special Agent at the PMO of Israel in several countries, including Egypt. Having worked and lived in the Gulf, Sharon is fluent in Arabic and has a deep understanding of the local culture, mentality, and business practices. Combining this unique experience with his legal and business expertise, he is able to provide unparalleled guidance to clients seeking expansion into the Gulf region and Gulf clients looking to invest and do business in Israel.
Adv. Joseph Weitzman is the elected Deputy Director of Israel’s Bar Association. He is also the owner of a law firm practicing in the field of civil law. Weizman serves as a member of the board of directors of Magen David Adom (Israel’s branch of the Red Cross), is a lecturer in law at the Ono Academic Campus, and a member of the government’s Appointment Committee for Debt Expropriation.
Yamit Har Noy is a beauty contest winner and actress. She was chosen as Miss Israel in 2002. At the age of 18, Har Noy enlisted in the IDF, and at the end of her military service, her mother submitted her candidacy for the Miss Israel Contest. Har Noy was placed among the 20 finalists. During the year of her tenure as Miss Israel, Har Noy studied law at aOno Academic College. She acted in the play “The Little Prince” alongside Hila Nachshon.
Michelle Kremerman-Dekel is the CEO of the Second Authority Television Station. Previously, she served as the CEO of Radio Eco 99FM. In this capacity, Kramerman-Dekel was responsible for branding the station as a “green” station. Kramerman was a member of the board of the Public Broadcasting Corporation, where she served on the Digitization, Innovation, and Technology Committee.
Riyad Ali is an Israeli journalist of Druze descent who serves as a reporter for Channel 11 News. Ali was born in the village of Maghar in the Galilee. He is an attorney, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in law from Ono Academic College. Ali also served as a group instructor in the Jewish-Arab community of Neve Shalom. Ali started working for Channel One in 1998 and was initially a researcher on the Arabska program.
In 2000, he began working as the West Bank correspondent for the station’s prime-time news hour. In 2002 he went to work for CNN as a field producer. In September 2004, during his journalistic work in Gaza, Ali was abducted by Palestinian militants in Gaza and released a day later. In 2005 he returned to Channel One and continued working work for the Israeli Broadcasting Corporation in the area of documentary films. In May 2020, following the COVID-19 pandemic, Ali created a series of spots about working from home.
Avraham (Avi) Blum is an Israeli ultra-Orthodox journalist, publicist, and lawyer who served from 2006-2019 as a political commentator for the Kav Itonut religious network. He is currently a political commentator for The Weekly. Blum presents the program “Black and White” on the Knesset channel. He is a partner in the law firm of Nevo, Keidar, Blum & Co.
Ran Boker is an Israeli journalist who serves as a reporter for cultural and entertainment affairs on the Ynet news site. In 2011, he joined the Ynet website from Yedioth Ahronoth, where he served as the gossip reporter on the website. Three years later, he moved to the position of culture reporter and covered the world of Israeli television and music. Previously, he worked as the head of the Israeli desk on the “Entertainment News” program broadcast on the HOT network.
Joshua (Josh) Breiner is an Israeli journalist who serves as the crime correspondent for the Haaretz newspaper. In the army, he served as a military correspondent for the weekly “Bamhane.” He studied law at Ono and, after passing the bar exams, worked as a lawyer. Brainer returned to work in the media, first at the Walla news website as a legal affairs reporter and later as a senior editor and director of the news department. In 2017, he moved to Haaretz, where he serves as a police and criminal correspondent.
Nitzan Chen is an Israeli journalist, writer, and news editor. He serves as Head of the Government Press Office. Prior to that, Chen was the chairman of the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Council and director of the news division of Channel 1 of Israeli television. He is a member of the committee of the Israeli Academy of Film and Television.
Itai Gadassi is an Israeli ultra-Orthodox journalist who serves as a reporter and political commentator on the Kol Chai radio station, where he presents current affairs shows. Gadassi was born and raised in Bnei Brak, studied at the Birkat Ephraim Yeshiva, and later at the Ponivez Yeshiva in Bnei Brak.
Itai began his media career in 2007 as a municipal reporter for the Kav Itonut network, covering the ultra-Orthodox locations and the city of Bnei Brak. In 2009, he was appointed spokesman for the Elad Municipality. In 2011, he enlisted in the IDF and served as an NCO Spokesman for ultra-Orthodox service in the IDF. In 2013, Gadassi returned to the Kav Itonut network, where he served as the network’s journalist, deputy editor, and site editor. In 2015, he began his work as a reporter and political commentator on Kol Chai radio and as a presenter of current affairs shows. During the Knesset election campaigns, Gadassi provided extensive coverage. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Ono Academic College.
Tal Gordon is an Israeli singer, musician, composer, writer, and presenter of radio and television. During her military service, she sang in an army band. Her 1991 breakthrough album “Masks” featured songs she wrote and composed with Rockfour member Amir Zoref and produced by Berry Sakharof. In 1999, she collaborated with Rona Keenan, culminating in her third album, “I Wanted It to Never End.” Gordon presented the music magazine “Made in Israel” on TV Channel One. In 2006, she began presenting the program “Musical Night Birds” on Army radio and released her fourth album, “Before the Sun Rises,” on the eighth note label.
In 2007 she began presenting the cultural magazine “Culture, Street” on educational television. From 2010 until today, she has presented the cultural program “Hakol Tarbut” on the same channel, with Eldad Ziv as a guest presenter. The program is also broadcast on Channel 2. In 2020, she completed a degree in music at the Ono Academic College School of Music. In 2021 she appeared for the first time in a role in the TV series “Sweety, Right in the Middle” as Dolly Mordechai, the mother of the heroine of the series.
Moshe (Chaim Moshe Zvi) Gutman is an Israeli journalist and writer serving as a legal correspondent and publicist for the HaModi’a newspaper. He is a lecturer in creative writing courses at the Achia Institute for Teaching and the Torat Chayim School. He is the author of 11 books for adults, two children’s books, three biographies, and several volumes on Torah subjects.
Noa Lavie is an Israeli journalist, radio broadcaster, reporter, and TV presenter. Born in Ukraine, she attended a school for children gifted in the field of music; she later graduated with honors in piano studies and was accepted to the Tchaikovsky Academy of Music. She began her career in the Russian and Ukrainian media and press as a cultural reporter and ballet critic for the Zerkalo Nadli newspaper. She later worked as a cultural reporter on the TV show Weekly Mirror and later on the news channel “Novi Kanal” and the culture channel STB.
During her work, she has covered many international events, such as Paul McCartney’s historic appearance in Moscow’s Red Square, the Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine, and more. In 2005, she immigrated to Israel to study film and television at Tel Aviv University and studied for a BA in Social Studies and Education at Ono Academic College. In addition, Lavie edited and submitted articles on the TV channel RTVI and presented an entertainment and music culture program on the Israel Voice on the RAKA network.
She returned to Moscow for a period and served as an assistant to the cultural attaché and as the social media director of the Israeli embassy. Upon returning to Israel, she accessed and filmed TV articles on Channel 9, wrote for Ynet, in Salona magazine, and played the role of spokeswoman for the International Russian-Speaking Education Organization.
She starred in Haim Yavin’s film “The New Israelis” (2015), about immigrants from the Soviet Union and their struggles for absorption into Israel and Israeli society. In 2014, she joined the Yedioth Ahronoth group as a reporter and editor at the Vesti newspaper and later on the Vesti website, the equivalent of Ynet in Russian. Lavie also serves as a reporter for the “Whispers That” section of the weekly magazine “Haisha,” a presenter in the studio, an interviewer, and a field reporter. In addition, she has published several articles in the supplements of the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper. She is known in Israel for her journalistic work covering the Chernobyl disaster and the Naama Issachar affair.
Kalman Liebskind is an Israeli investigative journalist, publicist, and media person. He writes a weekly column in the newspaper “Maariv Weekend” and hosts a daily current affairs program on channel 11.
Yoav Limor is an Israeli journalist and radio and television broadcaster. After graduating from Rene Cassin High School, he enlisted in the IDF as a reporter for the military weekly “Bamhana.” In the 1990s, Limor worked as a sports broadcaster on “The 91st Minute”. Between 1998 and 2005, in parallel with his work at the Maariv newspaper, he was among the presenters of the daily current affairs magazine “The Security Strip” on Israel Army Radio. From 2002, he was a military reporter and commentator on Israeli television channel 1 for nine years. In 2008, he began writing a military commentary for the newspaper “Israel Hayom.” In April 2007, the book “Prisoners in Lebanon” was published, which he co-authored with Ofer Shelach, and deals with the Second Lebanon War. In January 2012, Limor began presenting the “Yom Hadash” morning program. In December 2016, he presented the Channel 2 film “Disappearing,” which deals with assimilation in the United States.
Moti Morel was an Israeli publicist, strategic consultant, and communications consultant. He began his professional career in 1975 as a copywriter and creative director in advertising agencies. Among the clients he handled were the First International Bank, the Jewelry Exchange, the “Constitution for Israel” organization, the beer factories, Osem, Bank Hapoalim, and Tempo soft drinks. He authored some of the most well-known slogans in Israel.
In 1985, he founded the Morel Advertising Company and also conducted a series of Knesset election campaigns. Morel was the chief copywriter of Yitzhak Rabin’s thirteenth Knesset election campaign in 1992 (featuring the slogan “Israel is waiting for Rabin”). He also was the campaign manager for Benjamin Netanyahu’s 1996 election campaign (using the famous slogan “Peres will divide Jerusalem”). At first, Netanyahu was 20% behind in the polls, and it seemed that Peres’ victory was guaranteed. Morel’s slogan was an important factor in Netanyahu’s victory.
Morel provided communications support for a series of campaigns and struggles, including the doctors’ strike in 2000, the struggle of Holocaust survivors (2007), the struggle to establish a hospital in Ashdod (2008), the struggle of the IDF Disabled People’s Organization, the struggle to build the border fence between Israel and Egypt (2010), the struggle of Israeli screenwriters and directors for better conditions (2014) and many others.
Akiva Novick is an Israeli journalist working for the “Kan” Broadcasting Corporation. Previously, he was the parliamentary correspondent for News 13.
Sefi Ovadia is one of Israel’s most prominent journalists who serves as a reporter and political commentator for Channel 13 News. Ovadiah was assigned to the Galei Tzahal Radio Station in the army because he came from a bereaved family. For roughly two years, he served as commentator and editor of the “Mashaal Ham” program, hosted by Nissim Mashal, where he uncovered many national scoops. Before he turned 30, he was appointed director of the news department of Galei Tzahal and presented a weekly current affairs program alongside political consultant Yoaz Handel. In June 2015, he was appointed political correspondent for News Channel 10.
Smadar Peled is a journalist, news anchor, television woman, Israeli coach, and winner of the Primor Prize for Social Research. Peled’s initial experience in the media was as a presenter for a program for children on the Galei Zahal Radio station. On TV News Channel 2, she worked as a reporter covering the police and legal beats, as a health reporter, and for a decade served as a welfare reporter. In 2013, she switched to Channel 10. She created many series and magazine spots, including an acclaimed story in which she spent a whole year following inmates at the Neve Tirza Women’s Prison. She also presented a series called “Barbie Girls” about the never-ending race to thinness.
Tahonia Rubel is an Israeli model and TV and radio presenter. She is the winner of the fifth season of the reality show “Big Brother.” Rubel was born in the Ethiopian village of Gandua to a family of 13 children. In 1991, at age three, she immigrated to Israel with her family as part of Operation Shlomo. In 2006, she enlisted in the IDF and served in the Transportation Corps as an instructor of a driving course. At the end of her military service, Rubel modeled for several campaigns in London, including MAC Cosmetics, Sleek MakeUP, and Diesel for the British magazine “Glamour.” In 2013, she participated in the fifth season of the reality show “Big Brother” and won the show’s prize of NIS 1 million.
In addition, she received a law degree from Ono Academic College. Rubel has had a stage, television, film, radio, and music career presenting on Koti Sabag’s weekly program, doing voice-overs on “Click” candy commercials, starring in Haifa Theater’s play “The Anchor,” appearing as herself in the TV series “Zvi has a problem” and releasing her first single, a duet with singer Meir Alfi called “Yom Yom.”
Yehuda Schlesinger is an Israeli journalist who serves as the political correspondent for Israel Today.
Tsach Shpitsen is an Israeli lawyer and journalist. He served as a member of the economic desk and as the legal correspondent of the Israel Broadcasting Corporation. He began his career in the press with the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper, first as a municipal reporter and later as a political columnist. In December 2020, Spitzer retired from the press and began practicing law. As an actor, he performed in the film “Operation Grandma,” playing the part of Idan Sagiv.
Attila Somfalvi is an Israeli journalist who is a reporter and political commentator on the Ynet news site. In addition, Somfalvi presents the TV program “The Main Game” on the Knesset channel. He was born in Transylvania, Romania, and immigrated to Israel in 1990. In 1998, he enlisted in the IDF and served in the weekly “BaMahaneh” newspaper in various positions, including as a reporter in Lebanon, a military reporter, and editor of the weekly news pages.
In September 2001, Somfalvi began working as a Ynet reporter for police affairs in Tel Aviv, and for several months he presented a spot on Channel 1 on matters of manners. He was later appointed Ynet’s political party correspondent, and in 2008, Time Out Tel Aviv magazine selected him as one of the 30 most successful people in Israel under the age of 30. In 2019, Somfalvi received a commendation from the World Center for Allies, awarded annually to journalists for excellence in a Diaspora Jewish review.
Moshe Stern is a lawyer and speechwriter for public figures and government ministers. Formerly he had a long media career. He has served as a consultant and speechwriter for Knesset Speakers and Ministers, a television reporter for the Knesset channel (99), a Makor Rishon newspaper reporter, and a radio broadcaster.
Benny Teitlebaum is an Israeli journalist at the Israel Broadcasting Corporation, where he presents a daily program on the radio and serves as a news reporter. He grew up in Haifa, and his mother, a native of Slovakia, was hidden during the Holocaust in the home of a Christian family. Teitlebaum did his military service in the Givati Brigade. During his stay in southern Lebanon, Titlebaum was wounded by terrorist fire.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Ono Academic and is qualified as an attorney. On Israel’s Kol Yisrael Network, Teitlebaum covered the areas of welfare, law, and the police. Later he was a party affairs correspondent and a Knesset reporter. In addition, he presented the program “The Jewish Point,” which dealt with Diaspora Jewry. In 2013, he won the Ilan Roa Broadcasting Authority’s CEO Award for reporting excellence.
Itai Waldman is an Israeli journalist and editor of Israel’s Mako news and culture website. He is the former editor of the Time Out Tel Aviv magazine. In the army, he served as an officer in the Armored Corps and as a company commander in the 1st Battalion. He has a bachelor’s degree in law from Ono Academic College. After his military service, Waldman worked in New York, writing reviews of performances for Maariv Culture.
When he returned to Israel, he wrote for Maariv and began working with Gal Ochowski and Eitan Fox on the production of their film The Bubble. In 2005, Waldman edited the music section of the cultural weekly Time Out Tel Aviv. Two years later, he was appointed deputy editor, and after another two years, he was appointed editor. In 2008 he joined the panel of the program Dirt, which was broadcast on HOT3 television. In addition to his journalistic work, he has appeared as a DJ throughout Tel Aviv. In February 2014, Waldman was appointed editor-in-chief of the Mako website.
Yehuda Yifrach is a journalist and head of the legal desk of the Makor Rishon newspaper. He is a Judaic studies scholar and completed a law degree at Ono Academic College. In 2011, the Makor Rishon newspaper established a weekly magazine supplement entitled “Tzedek (Justice),” dealing with civil and Jewish law matters. Yifrach edited the supplement until 2014, after which he was appointed head of the newspaper’s legal desk. Yifrach has published many publicist articles on platforms such as Besheva, Haaretz, Dot, Sgula, and more. His writing deals with diverse fields: law, halakhah, politics, philosophy, Kabbalah, and society.
Rabbi Dr. Mordechai Halperin is a physician, director of the Falk Schlesinger Institute of Medical-Halachic Research in Jerusalem, and editor of the magazine Assia – Jewish Medical Ethics. Halperin is an expert in the field of medical ethics and served as the director of ethics at Israel’s Ministry of Health. Additionally, Halperin is a member of the Bioethics Advisory Committee of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
Hana completed her LLB and LLM while working full-time as a nurse at Beilinson Hospital, including during the current COVID-19 pandemic. She has now been accepted to Leiden University in the Netherlands with an Excellence Scholarship for the Advanced Master in European and International Human Rights Law, where she will begin her studies in September.
Assistant Commissioner Anna Ben Mordechai-Raziel is an Israeli police officer with the rank of Assistant Commissioner of the Israel Police. She serves as the head of the Police, Community, and Volunteers Branch of the Operations Division. In her previous role, she served as the Defense Secretary of the Minister of Internal Security.
Police Superintendent Eden Tapet Habentish is the Head of Community Policing in the Ethiopian sector and holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in law from Ono. At the nation’s official celebration of Israel’s 73rd Independence Day, she had the privilege of lighting the torch.
Eli Assayag is a retired Israeli police officer with the rank of Assistant Commissioner of the Israel Police, who has served as the commander of the National Unit for Combating Economic Crime within the Lahav 433 anti-corruption unit. He was the head investigator in “Case 3000” and “Case 4000,” in which PM Netanyahu was investigated for corruption. Over many decades, Assayag held key positions in the police force.
Roi Levy is an IDF officer with the rank of Colonel.
Levy was born in the United States and grew up in Jerusalem. He began his IDF career in the Golani Brigade, where he took part in the fighting in southern Lebanon. Levy later served as commander of the Golani Reconnaissance Squadron from 2007 to 2008. During his tenure, he commanded many operations, including Operation Preliminary Judgement.
After that, he took a temporary leave from the army to earn a bachelor’s degree in law at Ono Academic College. However, at the beginning of Operation Cast Lead, he interrupted his studies and joined the fighting within the Golani Brigade, where he was wounded in the leg in clashes with terrorists. In the war in Operation Tzuk Eitan in Gaza, Levy was severely injured in the head. After his recovery, he was appointed commander of the Hadas Battalion and then the Egoz Unit.
In April 2018, Levy was chosen to light the IDF torch at the 70th Independence Day Celebrations of the State of Israel. Later, the unit under his command received the Chief of Staff’s Award for Outstanding Units. On June 27, 2018, he was promoted to Colonel.
Col. Alon Madanes is an Israel Defence Forces (IDF) officer with the rank of colonel who serves as the United States-based military attaché representing the Land Forces Branch. During Operation Defensive Shield, he served as commander of the Auxiliary Company of the 202nd Battalion and led the fighting in the Battle of Nablus against the terrorists who fortified themselves in the Casbah market. During his time as the brigade commander in the North, he led the construction of an extensive artificial barrier to protect against incursions by Hezbollah fighters. He served as a Staff Division Officer in the IDF Central Command before taking the military attaché position in the US.
Rachel made Aliyah at age six and grew up in Kiryat Malachi, one of seven children. She became a career Human Resources officer in the IDF for an intelligence battalion, serving for five years, and was released at the rank of Captain. She went on to work in the investment department at Bank Mizrahi and is now a lecturer at Ono in Fundamentals of Finance and Financial Management and a tutor in Math, Statistics, and business and finance subjects at Ono as a result of her degrees.
She participated in the Ono-UIA Canada Ben Gurion Society summer apprentice program in Toronto. Selected by Prof. Gabriela Shalev as most likely to succeed for Lady Globes magazine during LLB studies. She is now married with three young children.
Yiftach Norkin is an IDF officer with the rank of colonel who serves as the commander of the Ephraim Brigade.
Norkin received the President’s Medal for his service in the 74th Battalion in the 188th Brigade of the Armored Corps in fighting in Tulqarem. In 2015, he was promoted to lieutenant colonel and appointed commander of the 77th Battalion. On August 14, 2019, he was promoted to the rank of Colonel and appointed commander of the Ephraim Brigade.
Nir Rosenberg is an IDF officer with the rank of colonel who serves as commander of the 188th Brigade. Prior, he served as commander of the 14th Brigade. After finishing a stint as deputy commander of the 198th Battalion, he studied for a bachelor’s degree in law at Ono Academic College between 2005–2008. In 2009, he was appointed deputy commander of the 71st Battalion.
Yehuda Segev (born July 21, 1951) is a reserve General in the IDF. Born in 1951 in Romania, he enlisted in the IDF in 1969 and reached the rank of lieutenant colonel. During the Yom Kippur War, he returned to the army and fought on the Egyptian front. In 1998, Segev was promoted to the rank of Major General and appointed head of the Personnel Division. Shortly after his release from the IDF in 2001, Segev was appointed CEO of the Association of Contractors and Builders in Israel. He held this position until his retirement in December 2004. In August 2006, he was appointed CEO of the Manufacturers’ Association and held the position until April 2011. In addition, he was involved in the Export Institute, Chairman of the Gaash Board, and a member of the Board of Directors. 2010–2011), Kibbutz Nitzanim Holdings, Provident Funds and Funds of Otzar Hachayal Bank. Segev holds a law degree from Ono Academic College. In 2013, his book “Imaginary Letters to Dad” was published. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Shafir Engineering since 2015.
After finishing their football careers, Dan and Vladi became independent sports entrepreneurs. They established “Playbox,” a ninja adventure complex, using the networking opportunities they had with students and faculty of other programs.
A former player on the Israeli national football team. Now, he is a Faculty member in the Sports and Society program, where he runs the football specialization.
Omri Ben Natan is an Israeli lawyer and athlete. He competed in water skiing and wakeboard events and served as an Israeli national wakeboard team coach. In 2012, Ben Natan began coaching the Israeli national team at Wakeboard, under whose management she has won three World Championships and four European Championships  , and in 2015 even won the title of Coach of the Year . In addition, he won a gold medal in water skiing at the United States Cable Water Skiing Championships held in Orlando, Florida. In 2004/2005, Ben Natan won a silver medal at the European Water Skiing Championships, and in 2007/2008, he won a bronze medal at the European Water Skiing Championships.
He also worked as a fashion model and appeared in the fashion show of the Castro House. After finishing Law School at Ono, Ben Natan worked for the SDB firm in the United States on US-based marketing projects and is currently the director of business development and sales at webiZ.
Eliran Danin is a star Israeli footballer who began his career playing on the youth club of Betar Tobruk before moving to Betar Jerusalem, where he began his adult career in the 2003/2004 season. He was loaned to the Hapoel Kfar Saba club before coming back to Beitar Jerusalem. After he finished playing, he returned as the Manager of the Betar Jerusalem Football (Soccer) Premier League team.
Star player of the champion Maccabi Tel Aviv football team and Israel National Team.
Noted track and field athlete Elai Hayut was severely injured during his service in the elite IDF Maglan unit. Confined to a wheelchair, he now fights to rehabilitate himself and maintains his dream to compete in the Olympics.
Olympic Judoka, Tokyo Olympics Comptetitor.
Tzipora (Tzipi) Obziler is an Israeli former tennis player and politician. At her peak, Obziler was ranked 75th in the world in the WTA rankings. She won 14 ITF singles titles and 14 doubles titles. Obziler was Israel’s Women’s Tennis champion in 2000, 2004, and 2005. She was a player on the Israeli women’s tennis team and a senior partner in the team’s many victories in the Federation Cup. Alongside her professional career in tennis, she also began political activities in 2008. In the local elections held in November 2008, she was elected as a member of the Givatayim City Council on behalf of the independent list “Green Givatayim” and served as chair of the party.
Andy Ram is a Wimbledon Tennis Champion and a Faculty Member in Ono’s Specialization in Sports.
Neta Rivkin was the first Israeli to win a medal at the World Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics.