Oded Weiss

Oded Weiss

Founding President and Educational Director

Oded is an educator with 20 years’ experience who established the NOCHACH ("Giving as a Way of Life") non-profit organization in 2007 and established the organization’s programs - SAHI, Hoshen, Shoham and more. out of the realization that "Giving connects us to who we really are".

He is currently acting as Nochah’s educational director.

Avraham Hayon

Avraham Hayon

CEO and Co-Founder

Avraham is a social entrepreneur who established the SAHI program together with Oded in 2009 and led the first group for 5 years. As the organization’s CEO, Avraham creates collaborations with numerous donors and partners while maintaining constant contact with the teams in the field and with our youth.

"I am grateful for the privilege to be doing something so meaningful. In my opinion our actions are the way to achieve true social change. When I meet the youth in the field - I can see that they will be the future leaders of this Hessed, which will impact the entire world"

Liron Or

Liron Or

Deputy Director

Married, and a mother of two, social activist and volunteer since the age of 14. Extensive experience in planning, founding and managing social and humanitarian programs in Israel and abroad. Initiated and led Israeli aid delegations to third world countries. Experience in research, measurement, evaluation and development of solutions for disadvantaged populations. Bachelors degree in behavioral science with a specialization in programs of nutrition insecurity.

“Giving as a way of life is in my opinion, the real answer to a society based on social and humane values. SAHI’s influence on the youth and the community is both inspiring and exciting. I dream that we will be able to reach the heart of every teenager in the country on the path to a better Israeli society”

Ronen Cohen

Ronen Cohen

Content and Training Coordinator

Ronen has been working with at-risk youth for the past 14 years in both formal and informal projects. He has a Master’s degree in Philosophy of Education. In his position as Content and Training Coordinator, he accompanies the staff, develops content, teaches individual and group workshops for the Chiefs and is responsible for managing knowledge, documentation and research.

“For me, the creation of communities of giving is the loftiest goal one can aspire to and I am grateful for having had the privilege of taking part in an organization that has it as a goal”.

Ori Zadok

Ori Zadok

Regional Coordinator, Jerusalem

Ori was Jerusalem’s first Chief. A resident of the city, he is married and has three children. Ori is the Coordinator for the Jerusalem region, helping to train all the Chiefs and supporting them logistically. He lives and breathes SAHI, encouraged by his wife and three children in his infinite work on behalf of the organization.

“SAHI for me is the greatest thing in the world”.

Ohad Shaer

Ohad Shaer

Field Coordinator

Ohad is the Chief of the Kiryat Malakhi Unit. He is married and a father of four. He loves what he is doing, he loves people and he loves doing good for others.

"SAHI for me is a great satisfaction. I bring home tangible substance of grace and love for my fellow human beings. This is an opportunity for me to enable others to find their inner goodness without passing judgment or criticizing anyone, and to always see the good in every person”.