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Our Team

With over 150 staff members in different capacities and 6,000 volunteers, the Jaffa Institute reaches over 8,900 individuals in Israel annually.

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Dr. David Portowicz

Founder & President

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Mr. Chaim Hurvitz

Chairman of the Board

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Mr. Yechezkel Portowicz

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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Mr. Mitch Chupak

Director of Development

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Mr. Gabriel Gartzman

Chief Financial Officer

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Mrs. Maya Sberro-Shekel

Vice President of Activities

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Mrs. Gila Eliyahu

Human Resources Director

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Mr. Shalom Portowicz

Director of Food Distribution Center

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Ms. Sari Orim

Head of Therapeutic Care

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Mr. Yoel Provisor

Volunteer Services & Accompanying the Elderly Coordinator

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Mrs. Orian Malka

Manager Welfare to Wellbeing

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