Gal Yoffe   took on the role of Chief operations officer in october 2017 . gal specializes in managing field deployment of relief teams, infrastructure and systems. Gal has vast experience in field operations after serving for 10 years in the Israeli Defense Forces and the Prime Minister's Office in a variety of roles. In addition, Gal is experienced in mountain and underwater search and rescue, and in deployment and implementation of technological systems. After graduating from Tel-Aviv University's MPH program in Emergency and Disaster Management, Gal joined Natan to deploy and lead relief missions in aiding population in transit and refugees. Gal served as head of mission for Natan's refugee aid operation in Serbia in 2016.

Gal Yoffe took on the role of Chief operations officer in october 2017 . gal specializes in managing field deployment of relief teams, infrastructure and systems. Gal has vast experience in field operations after serving for 10 years in the Israeli Defense Forces and the Prime Minister's Office in a variety of roles. In addition, Gal is experienced in mountain and underwater search and rescue, and in deployment and implementation of technological systems. After graduating from Tel-Aviv University's MPH program in Emergency and Disaster Management, Gal joined Natan to deploy and lead relief missions in aiding population in transit and refugees. Gal served as head of mission for Natan's refugee aid operation in Serbia in 2016.

  tzik Aharoni  is a lifelong humanitarian and community activist with extensive global experience. From 2005 – 2015 Itzik was a Board Member and active volunteer at Brit Olam – International Volunteering and Development. In 2004, Itzik co-founded NATAN -  International Humanitarian Aid, where he serves as Treasurer, Board Member, and Head of Volunteer HR. In addition to taking a central role in planning disaster relief operations, Itzik also heads HR recruiting, interviewing and approving volunteers for active assignments.  In 2005 Itzik headed the Tsunami Relief Operation in Sri Lanka. and then In 2008, Itzik headed the Refugee Aid Operation in Georgia. Previously, Itzik served as Regional Manager: Northern and Central Regions with the Israel Association of Community Centers. Itzik holds a BA in Behavioral Sciences from Ben Gurion University, Israel and an MA in Business Administration, from the University of Manchester Extension Program, where he graduated with honors.

tzik Aharoni is a lifelong humanitarian and community activist with extensive global experience. From 2005 – 2015 Itzik was a Board Member and active volunteer at Brit Olam – International Volunteering and Development. In 2004, Itzik co-founded NATAN -  International Humanitarian Aid, where he serves as Treasurer, Board Member, and Head of Volunteer HR. In addition to taking a central role in planning disaster relief operations, Itzik also heads HR recruiting, interviewing and approving volunteers for active assignments.  In 2005 Itzik headed the Tsunami Relief Operation in Sri Lanka. and then In 2008, Itzik headed the Refugee Aid Operation in Georgia. Previously, Itzik served as Regional Manager: Northern and Central Regions with the Israel Association of Community Centers. Itzik holds a BA in Behavioral Sciences from Ben Gurion University, Israel and an MA in Business Administration, from the University of Manchester Extension Program, where he graduated with honors.

  Dr. Sharon Shaul  is a graduate of Tel Aviv University’s Faculty of Medicine and a long-standing member of Natan’s Board of Directors. Dr. Shaul heads Natan's medical relief activities.  Within two days of hearing about the earthquake in Nepal Dr. Sharon Shaul, a family doctor and mother of four, had dropped everything and boarded a plane to Kathmandu.  In recent years she has taken part in the following Natan international aid operations:  2010 - Head of aid mission to Haiti, following the earthquake  2013 - Lead medical relief operations in the Philippines, following the typhoon Yolanda 2015 - Aid delegation to Nepal following the earthquake; 2016 - Establishment of a primary clinic for refugees in the transit camp in Presevo, Serbia. In Sharon’s words: "I believe the most important thing is to have respect for the local people. We can’t fully understand what the daily lives of the people will be like after we leave. So we always listen and respect the local people."

Dr. Sharon Shaul is a graduate of Tel Aviv University’s Faculty of Medicine and a long-standing member of Natan’s Board of Directors. Dr. Shaul heads Natan's medical relief activities.  Within two days of hearing about the earthquake in Nepal Dr. Sharon Shaul, a family doctor and mother of four, had dropped everything and boarded a plane to Kathmandu.  In recent years she has taken part in the following Natan international aid operations:  2010 - Head of aid mission to Haiti, following the earthquake  2013 - Lead medical relief operations in the Philippines, following the typhoon Yolanda 2015 - Aid delegation to Nepal following the earthquake; 2016 - Establishment of a primary clinic for refugees in the transit camp in Presevo, Serbia. In Sharon’s words: "I believe the most important thing is to have respect for the local people. We can’t fully understand what the daily lives of the people will be like after we leave. So we always listen and respect the local people."

  Dr. Eitan Shahar  is Head of the Psychosocial Sector of Natan and member of the organization's executive committee. Eitan's expertise includes: international social work, community social work, social work in small communities and ethnic and migrant groups, qualitative research methods, volunteering, trauma and resilience building in communities. Dr. Shahar is Deputy Director of Welfare for the City of Ofakim and is a lecturer in the School of Social Work at Ben Gurion University. In the past, Eitan was a co-founder of the School of Social Work at Sapir Academic College and served as a lecturer and  Coordinator of the Fieldwork Training Unit. Eitan has participated in a number of international aid operations including: Georgia, Haiti, Angola, Serbia and Greece.   

Dr. Eitan Shahar is Head of the Psychosocial Sector of Natan and member of the organization's executive committee. Eitan's expertise includes: international social work, community social work, social work in small communities and ethnic and migrant groups, qualitative research methods, volunteering, trauma and resilience building in communities. Dr. Shahar is Deputy Director of Welfare for the City of Ofakim and is a lecturer in the School of Social Work at Ben Gurion University. In the past, Eitan was a co-founder of the School of Social Work at Sapir Academic College and served as a lecturer and  Coordinator of the Fieldwork Training Unit. Eitan has participated in a number of international aid operations including: Georgia, Haiti, Angola, Serbia and Greece.

 

  Nili Bresler  heads Natan's Communications and Training team. She is a professional trainer and executive coach with over 20 years' experience in management at multinational technology companies. Prior to her career in high-tech, Nili was a journalist, having worked as a foreign correspondent, writer and photo editor for several news organizations, including the Associated Press.  nili has been volunteering since age 14, starting with a youth  project in the inner city of her hometown, bridgeport CT.  Nili holds a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations and Economics from New York University. She is a professional Project Manager with a certificate from PMI and also holds a certificate in Training and Staff Development from New York University's Management Institute.   

Nili Bresler heads Natan's Communications and Training team. She is a professional trainer and executive coach with over 20 years' experience in management at multinational technology companies. Prior to her career in high-tech, Nili was a journalist, having worked as a foreign correspondent, writer and photo editor for several news organizations, including the Associated Press.  nili has been volunteering since age 14, starting with a youth  project in the inner city of her hometown, bridgeport CT.  Nili holds a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations and Economics from New York University. She is a professional Project Manager with a certificate from PMI and also holds a certificate in Training and Staff Development from New York University's Management Institute.

 

  Udi cohen   leads Natan’s initiatives in new project development and is a key member of the core professional team. Udi is a professional educator, experienced in both formal and non-formal education. He has a rich history of social activism and volunteering, both in Israel and abroad. Currently, Udi is Director of Education at the Gan Haim preschool and kindergarten, affiliated with The Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism.  In 2017 Udi served as Natan’s Head of Mission on Lesbos island, Greece, where he oversaw the OHF Community and Education Center for refugees and served as liaison with the UNHCR as well as local and international NGOs. He holds BA and MA degrees in Education and Jewish Studies from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Sydney; a teaching certificate for early childhood education; and an MA from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the management of non-profit organizations.

Udi cohen  leads Natan’s initiatives in new project development and is a key member of the core professional team. Udi is a professional educator, experienced in both formal and non-formal education. He has a rich history of social activism and volunteering, both in Israel and abroad. Currently, Udi is Director of Education at the Gan Haim preschool and kindergarten, affiliated with The Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism.  In 2017 Udi served as Natan’s Head of Mission on Lesbos island, Greece, where he oversaw the OHF Community and Education Center for refugees and served as liaison with the UNHCR as well as local and international NGOs. He holds BA and MA degrees in Education and Jewish Studies from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Sydney; a teaching certificate for early childhood education; and an MA from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the management of non-profit organizations.

  Dana RUBIN  has over 18 years’ experience in management positions in the private sector, with expertise in business strategy, investor relations and public relations, business development, research and analysis. Following her success in business, Dana has turned toward social enterprises, where her business expertise can make a contribution to the non-profit sector.  Dana serves as Growth Strategy Manager at Tel-Aviv chapter of 'Startup Grind', a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Dana holds BA and an MBA degree in Communications and Marketing.  Dana is leading Natan's Resource Development efforts as well as contributing to communications, strategy and planning.

Dana RUBIN has over 18 years’ experience in management positions in the private sector, with expertise in business strategy, investor relations and public relations, business development, research and analysis. Following her success in business, Dana has turned toward social enterprises, where her business expertise can make a contribution to the non-profit sector.  Dana serves as Growth Strategy Manager at Tel-Aviv chapter of 'Startup Grind', a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Dana holds BA and an MBA degree in Communications and Marketing.  Dana is leading Natan's Resource Development efforts as well as contributing to communications, strategy and planning.

  Oded REGEV  is a member of, and resides on Kibbutz Ma’agan Michael.  He has more than 20 years of management experience in the industrial sector, at Plasson Ltd., and in various civil and social entities both inside and outside of the Kibbutz..   Oded holds a degree in Business Management from Haifa University.  He volunteered as a Mission Head for NATAN Refugee Aid Operation in Serbia in 2016 and in Chios in 2017.   

Oded REGEV is a member of, and resides on Kibbutz Ma’agan Michael.  He has more than 20 years of management experience in the industrial sector, at Plasson Ltd., and in various civil and social entities both inside and outside of the Kibbutz..   Oded holds a degree in Business Management from Haifa University.  He volunteered as a Mission Head for NATAN Refugee Aid Operation in Serbia in 2016 and in Chios in 2017.

 

  Roei Shaul Hillel   is a social worker, educator, social activist and community organizer. Roei is CEO of EDEN, a sustainable development NGO and serves as Natan’s liaison with EDEN, leading our joint efforts on international development projects. Roei is also a social worker at a community service for people experiencing mental distress or crisis. Prior to this, Roei headed Community Affairs for the Task Force on Human Trafficking and Prostitution. Roei served as IsraAID’s Head of Mission in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. In addition, he worked as a youth instructor in Israel and abroad, having instructed community center counselors in Kathmandu, Nepal while working with Tevel b’Tzedek. In addition, Roei has served as the National Group Coordinator for IGY – Israeli LGBTQ Youth. Roei holds an International Baccalaureate Diploma from the Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong and a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also completed studies at The Israeli School of Humanitarian Aid.

Roei Shaul Hillel is a social worker, educator, social activist and community organizer. Roei is CEO of EDEN, a sustainable development NGO and serves as Natan’s liaison with EDEN, leading our joint efforts on international development projects. Roei is also a social worker at a community service for people experiencing mental distress or crisis. Prior to this, Roei headed Community Affairs for the Task Force on Human Trafficking and Prostitution. Roei served as IsraAID’s Head of Mission in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. In addition, he worked as a youth instructor in Israel and abroad, having instructed community center counselors in Kathmandu, Nepal while working with Tevel b’Tzedek. In addition, Roei has served as the National Group Coordinator for IGY – Israeli LGBTQ Youth. Roei holds an International Baccalaureate Diploma from the Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong and a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also completed studies at The Israeli School of Humanitarian Aid.

  Karmit BERLINSKY  worked in hi-tech for 10 years, mainly in project and product management, and needed a change in scenery. She set off  to circle the world for over a year, to explore new cultures and volunteer. This quest lead  to the decision to leave the private sector and join an organization focused on making a change where her project management skills and expertise can benefit others, especially in dealing with natural disaster relief.  Karmit joins the Operations Team as Coordinator of Operations and Logistics. 

Karmit BERLINSKY worked in hi-tech for 10 years, mainly in project and product management, and needed a change in scenery. She set off  to circle the world for over a year, to explore new cultures and volunteer. This quest lead  to the decision to leave the private sector and join an organization focused on making a change where her project management skills and expertise can benefit others, especially in dealing with natural disaster relief.  Karmit joins the Operations Team as Coordinator of Operations and Logistics. 

  Gil REINES  is a pilot whose career has spanned the globe, encompassing both his love of flying as well as humanitarian action. Following his air force service, Gil worked in non-formal education, serving as a coordinator for the Israeli Moshav Movement, heading community centers and serving as a Jewish Agency emissary in the USA. He has been a commercial airline pilot for the past 15 years. On one of his flights he met a friend, Itzik Aharoni, who told him about his humanitarian work with Natan. Gil caught the bug from Itzik and the rest is history. Over the past 6 years Gil has served with Natan at disaster sites all over the globe. He headed Natan’s mission to the Philippines in 2013 following the typhoon, and the mission to Nepal after the earthquake in 2015. Currently, Gil leads Natan's mobile dental clinic projects. In addition to his aviation training, Gil holds a BA in Sociology and a degree in family mediation.

Gil REINES is a pilot whose career has spanned the globe, encompassing both his love of flying as well as humanitarian action. Following his air force service, Gil worked in non-formal education, serving as a coordinator for the Israeli Moshav Movement, heading community centers and serving as a Jewish Agency emissary in the USA. He has been a commercial airline pilot for the past 15 years. On one of his flights he met a friend, Itzik Aharoni, who told him about his humanitarian work with Natan. Gil caught the bug from Itzik and the rest is history. Over the past 6 years Gil has served with Natan at disaster sites all over the globe. He headed Natan’s mission to the Philippines in 2013 following the typhoon, and the mission to Nepal after the earthquake in 2015. Currently, Gil leads Natan's mobile dental clinic projects. In addition to his aviation training, Gil holds a BA in Sociology and a degree in family mediation.

  Shlomit TRON  heads Natan’s Human Resources team, responsible for recruiting and managing our ever-growing roster of volunteers. She is a Senior HR & Operations Manager, having worked in the High Tech industry for the last 12 years. Shlomit specializes in establishing and executing strategic HR processes and consulting to senior management. After more than a decade in the private business sector, Shlomit decided on a change of scene and made the move to the non-profit, humanitarian sector. She recently joined the Natan team, in order to support its HR needs and activities. Shlomit holds a B.A in Psychology and English Literature from the University of Haifa, and an MSc in Organizational Behavior from the Reccanati faculty of Business, Tel Aviv University.

Shlomit TRON heads Natan’s Human Resources team, responsible for recruiting and managing our ever-growing roster of volunteers. She is a Senior HR & Operations Manager, having worked in the High Tech industry for the last 12 years. Shlomit specializes in establishing and executing strategic HR processes and consulting to senior management. After more than a decade in the private business sector, Shlomit decided on a change of scene and made the move to the non-profit, humanitarian sector. She recently joined the Natan team, in order to support its HR needs and activities. Shlomit holds a B.A in Psychology and English Literature from the University of Haifa, and an MSc in Organizational Behavior from the Reccanati faculty of Business, Tel Aviv University.

  Dr. Tal Hanani  is a therapist, MD General practitioner, and musician. Tal is a member of Natan’s Supervisory Committee and leads Natan’s initiatives in Emergency Medicine. Tal joined Natan in 2015, combining her education and skills with her passion for community empowerment and improving lives Tal, an Arabic speaker, volunteered as a primary medical care physician and music therapist in NATAN's operation for refugees at Camp –Presevo (Serbia), and has since then been an active member and consultant at NATAN medical development team and the core leading headquarter team, contributing in developing, planning and implementing of projects. Tal holds an MD degree from Bar-Ilan University and completed professional courses led by The Israeli School of Humanitarian Aid and RedR UK.  Prior to her medical education Tal studied at the Rimon Music Academy.  Over the last decade, Tal founded and led rhythm workshops and other projects aimed at improving the lives of under-privileged children and youth.

Dr. Tal Hanani is a therapist, MD General practitioner, and musician. Tal is a member of Natan’s Supervisory Committee and leads Natan’s initiatives in Emergency Medicine. Tal joined Natan in 2015, combining her education and skills with her passion for community empowerment and improving lives Tal, an Arabic speaker, volunteered as a primary medical care physician and music therapist in NATAN's operation for refugees at Camp –Presevo (Serbia), and has since then been an active member and consultant at NATAN medical development team and the core leading headquarter team, contributing in developing, planning and implementing of projects. Tal holds an MD degree from Bar-Ilan University and completed professional courses led by The Israeli School of Humanitarian Aid and RedR UK.  Prior to her medical education Tal studied at the Rimon Music Academy.  Over the last decade, Tal founded and led rhythm workshops and other projects aimed at improving the lives of under-privileged children and youth.

 NATAN Team meeting 

NATAN Team meeting 

  Lilah Zlatokrilov- Shema  serves on Natan’s Supervisory Committee, reporting to the Board of Directors. In this role, Lilah advises on issues of regulation, documentation and formal compliance requirements for non-governmental organizations.  Lilah has experience and expertise in the field of development, having served for 3 years as Israel’s representative at the International Development Bank, based in Washington DC. In addition, Lilah is a member of our Global Community Engagement Team.  Lilah is both an attorney and a certified accountant and is a senior in the banking supervision department of the country’s central bank. She heads business continuity efforts for Israeli banks. Lilah holds Bachelor’s degrees in both law and accounting and a Master’s Degree in Economics from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is currently working on her Ph.D. focused on crisis management in the banking sector. Lilah has also completed studies on supervisory standards and corporate responsibility, as well as courses on the management of humanitarian aid.

Lilah Zlatokrilov- Shema serves on Natan’s Supervisory Committee, reporting to the Board of Directors. In this role, Lilah advises on issues of regulation, documentation and formal compliance requirements for non-governmental organizations.  Lilah has experience and expertise in the field of development, having served for 3 years as Israel’s representative at the International Development Bank, based in Washington DC. In addition, Lilah is a member of our Global Community Engagement Team.  Lilah is both an attorney and a certified accountant and is a senior in the banking supervision department of the country’s central bank. She heads business continuity efforts for Israeli banks. Lilah holds Bachelor’s degrees in both law and accounting and a Master’s Degree in Economics from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is currently working on her Ph.D. focused on crisis management in the banking sector. Lilah has also completed studies on supervisory standards and corporate responsibility, as well as courses on the management of humanitarian aid.