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Ruth Alfandary">Ruth Alfandary

Segment Director - Academic Programs (Jerusalem)
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Ruth has held various and diverse product management, sales and marketing positions in leading companies – both in the startup ecosystem as well as in corporates. Before Joining Masa, she worked for Genome Compiler, a startup which was sold to Twist Bioscience. Before that, she led the Cardiac Patients Remote Monitoring field in Israel (at Biotronik).

 

Ruth holds an MBA with emphasis on Marketing and Research from the IDC Herzliya, and a B.Sc. in Medical Sciences with emphasis on Neurobiology & Physiology from Ben-Gurion University. She loves travelling, photography and music, and collects old vinyl records.

 

RuthA@masaisrael.org

Anaelle Bronstein">Anaelle Bronstein

Segment Director - Career Development & Special Intrest Prog
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-93

(Jerusalem)

 

Anaelle Bronstein has been involved with Masa Israel programs for the past 4 years and is now the Director of Professional Development Programs. She is passionate about the development of young professionals from around the world and growing Masa’s partnerships with the Israeli market. She loved being a part of the Masa professional ecosystem in Israel.

 

AnaelleB@masaisrael.org

Ofer Gutman">Ofer Gutman

Director of Marketing and Sales (Jerusalem)
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Ofer is the Director of Marketing & Sales of Masa Israel Journey. Ofer was born and raised in Tivon, a town in Northern Israel. During his army service, he served as a fighter on a battleship in the Israel Defense Forces. From 2004-2008, he was the Central Shaliach (emissary) of the World Zionist Organization in North America, working to bring Israel to the campuses across the continent and the campuses to Israel. When he finished his Shlichut Ofer joined Israel Way, an educational tourism company and was the Director of its long term & Masa programs department. Ofer was also a delegate to the 44th & 46th World Zionist Congress. He was a member of the extended executive board of the World Zionist Organization as well as a member of the Israeli board of the World Jewish Congress.


Ofer has an L.L.B. degree and he is an attorney. He has worked in the Israel Religious Action Center, a part of the Reform movement, dealing with civil rights in Israel and helping new Olim (immigrants) with legal issues. In the past, he was also the CEO of Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Community, a none profit organization who works with underprivileged communities in Israel, to change the social realty through many educational and social projects.

 

ofergu@masaisrael.org

Sara Eisen">Sara Eisen

Chief of Communications (Jerusalem)
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-48

Sara Eisen joined the Masa Israel team as Chief Communications Officer in January 2015, after a four-year tenure as Head of Marketing Content at The Jewish Agency.

Before life in non-profit, she was an independent marcom and content consultant and copywriter, working with both established corporations and startups, which are still a passion of hers. She co-founded two startups, and has also worked as a journalist in the fields of hi-tech, lifestyle, and culture, and was a blogger (the-word-well.com) before everyone was a blogger.

A veteran olah ('93), Sara holds a degree in Psychology and English.

 

sarae@masaisrael.org

Dr. Tal Bruck Evental">Dr. Tal Bruck Evental

Director of Development & Operations in Israel (Jerusalem)
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-85

Tal is a biologist with a PhD in genetics from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. She has worked for Masa for three years, where she served for over two years as Chief of Staff. She took up her current position in 2016. She is also responsible for all data analysis within Masa.

 

She lives in Jerusalem with her husband and two children.

 

talbr@masaisrael.org

Naama Rivel">Naama Rivel

Chief of Staff (Jerusalem)
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Naama came to Masa from the ESCO Social and Environmental Entrepreneurship Center, where she served as the manager of social business initiatives and investor relationships. Previously, Naama worked in the Hi Tech and Communications sectors. She and her family spent several years in California, where she initiated several educational projects; among them, the establishment of a Hebrew school for the children of Israeli expats. While in the US, Naama created fundraising events for Israel with the JNF. Upon her return to Israel, Naama worked as director of resource developnment both at a non-profit for at-risk families and at an art school for at-risk youth. Her tenure at ESCO followed, once she realized that her passions for both the business and non-profit sectors could be merged in the form of social entrepreneurship. She likes to run (half marathons), hike, read and cook vegan. 

naamar@masaisrael.org