My name is Tehila Ella Talmon and I am the Deputy Director of BE ISRAEL. I grew up in Jerusalem and currently live with my husband and three children in Kibbutz Ma'ale HaHamisha.
I have a BA in Sociology, Anthropology & Education and an MA in Education Policy and Management from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. I am also a graduate of the Organizational Consultants' Program of the Open University.
Aside from my work at Israel Experience, for years I have been involved and active in kibbutz life in relation to community development and education.
My name is Liz Mizrahi and I am the Office Manager. I grew up in Beit Shemesh and currently live in Jerusalem with my husband and our two daughters.
I served as a National Service volunteer at M.T.M.: Integrative Support Centers - Children’s House offering support to children in mixed mainstream and special education kindergartens.
Before coming to the Israel Experience, I received a certificate of training in architecture and interior design. I worked for a short time but took a break in order to raise my daughters.
In my free time I enjoy traveling around Israel.
My name is Shira Kochman and I am the Program and Content Writer for new clients as well as a Program Director for North American groups. I was raised on Long Island, New York and made Aliya to Israel on my own in 2009 at the age of 19. I currently live in Jerusalem with my husband, daughter and our dog. I have a BSc in biology and life sciences from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. I am also a certified and licensed tour guide by the Ministry of Tourism.
I served in the IDF as a combat search and rescue soldier in the Homefront Command and became the first female combat medic in my unit. Before I joined Israel Experience I worked as a phlebotomist in a Clalit medical center and later as the assistant program director at the Lone Soldier Center in Memory of Michael Levin.
In my spare time, I enjoy swimming, outings and cooking.
My name is Techiya Rosenman and I am a Program Director for North American groups. I was born in a small town near Jerusalem and currently live in Jerusalem. I have a bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology & anthropology.
Before coming to Israel Experience I volunteered for two years of National Service – one year as a guide at a Holocaust museum and one year guiding foreign students during their gap year. Afterwards, I spent a year as a shlicha in Sweden.
Since then I've guided eight USY groups through Israel Experience and have also worked as a field coordinator before beginning my current position.
On my free time, I enjoy traveling and working out at the gym.
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