Meet Kehillat YOZMA Modiin

Meet Kehillat YOZMA Modiin

Steering Committee

Anna Avital

Anna Avital

Chairperson
Anna is the mother of four, married to Erik and a longtime resident of Modi'in. Each of her children commemorated their Bat and Bar Mitzvah at YOZMA. Anna works in the field of economic development enabling financial and business development services to marginalized communities throughout Israel. Anna believes in social justice & equality.
"It is an honor and duty to be involved in and a part of YOZMA with all of activities."
Shira Lev Ami

Shira Lev Ami

Chair, Treasurer and Finance Committee
“You and I will change the world” (popular Israeli song) Shira holds three master’s degrees from Tel Aviv University in political science, business administration and law. The former Chief Information Officer of Israel’s Ministry of Health, Shira is currently the Director of Digital and Data Innovation at The Joint (The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee). A believer in the power of “impact-tech”, Shira applies her technological expertise toward making the world a better place. She is also actively involved in promoting green causes. Shira is mother to three children – all of whom grew up in YOZMA's formal elementary frameworks.
Guy Shaulski

Guy Shaulski

Chair, Development Committee
Ziva Haller Rubenstein

Ziva Haller Rubenstein

Chair, Ritual Committee
Hila Levinstein

Hila Levinstein

Chair, Education Committee
Gil Shekel

Gil Shekel

Chair, Social Action Committee

Gaby Admon-Rick

Chair, Youth Committee
Dr. Gaby Admon-Rick and her husband Laurence are the parents of Noam and Einav – both of whom were actively involved in YOZMA’s Noar-TELEM youth group. Gaby – who in addition to her PhD holds both a BA and an MA in the field of the history of science – is director of research and international issues at the Israeli Commission for Equal Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the Justice Ministry. Gaby believes in the importance of investing in our youth and cultivating their independence, leadership and Jewish identity as a crucial component of building a better future for us all.
Rodrigo Weiner

Rodrigo Weiner

Chair, Community Committee
Yoram Tekoah

Yoram Tekoah

Chair Emeritus
A graduate of the Israeli Reform Movement’s youth group and one of the founders of Kibbutz Lotan in the Negev, Yoram has been a YOZMA member since 2010. Married Shir and father to three children who are all active members of YOZMA’s TELEM youth group.
“I believe that educating the children in a Reform life - at home, at school and in the youth movement - is part of our mission and enables us to spread the values of equality, cooperation and reform of the world to wider audiences as well.”
Guy Olamy

Guy Olamy

Audit Committee
Guy – a “sabra” – is the father of three children. He holds a BA from Hebrew University in Political Science and Government as well as a Masters Degree in Business Administration. Over the years, Guy has held a number of management positions in Israel’s leading insurance companies and agencies. Guy’s most recent position is as the CEO of Hilan - offering pension operation management to Israeli businesses. Guy has been a dedicated member and volunteer at YOZMA for many years. Guy also volunteers at Pa’amonim – a non-profit aimed at providing free mentoring to families in financial difficulty.
Orna Bar-On

Orna Bar-On

Audit Committee

Ronny Sapir

Audit Committee
Ronny – mother to Gal and Shachar – is a strategist working to integrate innovative digital products into Israeli society. Ronny is currently working at the JDC’s "The Joint" department of Digital Innovation, Data and Research. Ronny believes in the ability to change the world through technology and data and works to expand their impact especially in the weaker population sectors.