Advisory board

Avinoam Armoni

Avinoam Armoni

Advisory Board Chair

Philanthropic, resource development and strategic management consultant. Mr. Armoni is a graduate of the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and holds a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University.Over his long career Mr. Armoni held many public positions including - Chief Executive Officer of Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, Vice-President for external relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, consultant to the Edmond J Safra Philanthropic Foundation in Geneva, Executive Director of the New Israel Fund, special adviser to Mayor of Jerusalem, Chairman of the board of Israel’s Community Center Corporation, Chairman of the Khan Theatre in Jerusalem and of “Mati” – the small business development authority in Jerusalem.Mr. Armoni currently serves as Chairman of the Academic College of Tel Aviv Jaffa.

Adi Altshuler

Adi Altshuler

Advisory Board Member

Leading Israeli social entrepreneur. In 2002 – founded and created “Krembo Wings”, in 2010 founded “Zikaron Basalon”, currently founding CEO of “Inclu” – Israel’s inclusive schools

“For me SAHI is unconditional love”.

Ofer Bavly

Ofer Bavly

Advisory Board Member

Worked in the ministry of foreign affairs for over two decades, now representing the Jewish Federation of Chicago in Israel

“SAHI, for me, is an organization that has a positive and unique impact on Israeli society, and especially youth in the social and geographical periphery. The organization works to instill values of giving and volunteering to hundreds of teenagers and works hand in hand with them to aid wide-scale circles of citizens based on mutual aid and mutual responsibility. The organization works with the youth eye to eye and enlists them to aid others, thus changing their lives as well as the life of hundreds of families. ”.

Ronit Amit

Dr. Ronit Amit

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Ronit Amit is a co-director in Adva Research & Development – that conducts social – economic research and strategic consulting. She manages evaluation research for social programs and initiatives for foundations and NGOs and is a strategic consultant to associations and social businesses, as well as an academic consultant for the Mandel institute. Until recently served as founder and CEO of the Gandyr Family Foundation and was the chairperson of the opportunities fund, and a board director for several NGOs. Ronit is a Doctor of Education from the University of Derby – U.K. Her dissertation is: “Achievement-Oriented Management in the Third Sector”. Her research in recent years is focused on social and foundation management.

Justine Zwerling

Justine Zwerling

Advisory Board Member

Justine supports companies with their growth journey and to raise capital on London Stock Exchange – through AIM, the Main Market, ELITE and Fixed Income. Justine’s distinguished career centres around entrepreneurship combined with a life purpose to develop the support structures surrounding women on their journey, she founded the Jewish Women’s Business Network, part of LSEG's Women's inspired networks. Proud to be Future Women Role Model 19 supported by Yahoo Finance. She was nominated number 12 for her work at LSEG and the UK Israel Bilateral trade Nexus in the Aliyah 100 List – Jewish News. Voluntary roles includes, Board Director of Vibe Israel, Israel Bonds UK and Sahi (supporting youth at risk), and mentors parents of autistic children. She is lucky mum of two lovely girls and a wonderful patient husband.

Arik Grebelsky

Arik Grebelsky

Advisory Board Member

Owner and CEO of Grebelsky - Crafting Jerusalem limestone - in charge of stone manufacturing in prominent projects in Israel: The supreme court, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hahurva synagogue and more. Since 2017, Arik is residing as the chairman of the council for small and midsize businesses in the Manufacturers Association of Israel. Prior to that, resided as chair of the Jerusalem district, and chairperson of the next generation in the manufacturers association. His public activities include being a member of the Jerusalem biblical zoo management, the trustees of Hadassah college, chairperson of SAHI and activities in guide dog center and Jerusalem sports groups.

"SAHI is the most exciting organization in Israel, making a positive change in the lives of at-risk youth while using path breaking educational methodologies".