Israeli Board of Directors
Batia Roman, Chair
Liat Sharf, Treasurer
Senior Executive, Bank Leumi, Israel
Accounting Office of Menachem Getz, Israel
CFO, Iscar, Ltd., Israel
Former Managing Director, Leo Baeck Education Center
Rabbi Gilad Kariv
Attorney and Executive Director of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism
Professor Doron Kliger
Department of Economics, University of Haifa, Israel
Nurit Gal Reches
Quality Control, Granot Industries, Israel
Dr. Javier Simnovitch
Dean of Students, Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel, Israel
Professor Ruth Strahovsky
Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Israel
Professor Aaron Sveda
Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, and Israel Ministry of Education
Former Principal of High School, Leo Baeck Education Center
Owner, G. N. Project Control & Scheduling, Inc., Israel
Partner, Gatewood Capital Partners, U.S.A.
Rabbi Ofek Meir
Managing Director, Leo Baeck Education Center
Board of Directors, Leo Baeck Education Center Foundation (U.S.)
The Leo Baeck Education Center Foundation in Houston, Texas is Leo Baeck’s U.S. fiscal agent and main contributor.
Victor “Vic” Samuels, Founder and Chairman
Chairman Emeritus, Victory Packaging
H. Benjamin “Ben” Samuels, President
CEO, Victory Packaging, Inc.
Kent J. Friedman, Esq., Treasurer
Attorney, Haynes and Boone, LLP
President, ITC Trading Company, Ltd.
Engineering Manager, The Boeing Company
Mark H. Levy
President, The Barvin Group
Certified Professional Life Coach
Rabbi Joshua Davidson
Temple Emanu-El (New York, NY)
Rabbi Joel Sisenwine
Beit Elohim (Boston, MA)
Board of Trustees, Friends of Leo Baeck Haifa (U.K.)
Friends of Leo Baeck Haifa liaises with UK synagogues and provides Leo Baeck with invaluable fundraising support.
The Board of Trustees consists of five members: Rabbi Aaron Goldstein (Chair), Monica Jankel, Debbie Bello, Gary Lipman, and Rosalyn Schofield.
Board of Trustees, Friends of Leo Baeck Haifa (Switzerland)
Members of our Swiss Friends include: Bert Wuethrich (Chair), Andre Golliez (Manager), Thekla Slan (Treasurer), and Sacha Wigdorovits.