Israel Center - Team

2 September 2014 / 7 Elul 5774

Rabbi Avi Berman

Executive Director
Rabbi Avi Berman is a successful educator and administrator whose mission is to improve the lives of the Jewish People in Israel.

David J. Katz

Chief Financial Officer
David graduated Summa Cum Laude from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He holds a C.P.A. in both the United States and Israel and has 25 years of experience in finance and management.

Phil Chernofsky

Educational Director
Phil took on the role of educational director at the Israel Center shortly after his aliyah in 1981. He produces OU Israel’s popular weekly Torah publication, Torah Tidbits, and broadcasts the weekly radio show, Torah Tidbits Audio.

Menachem Persoff

Director of Programs, OU Israel Free Spirit Birthright
Menachem Persoff is a seasoned educator, writer, and editor whose training and teaching roles have taken him around the world.

Chaim Pelzner

Director of Youth Programs - Oraita, Camp Dror
Chaim holds an M.A. in Educational Administration from Bar Ilan University. From Kharkov in the Ukraine to youth programs in Israel, Chaim brings extensive experience to his position as Director of Youth programs.
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