Eli Bareket

Eli Bareket is the director of of Memizrach Shemesh and deputy director of Kol Yisrael Chaverim. Founded in 2000 by the Avi Chai Foundation and Alliance Kol Yisrael Chaverim, Memizrach Shemesh, is a Beit Midrash (House of Study) and a Center for Jewish Social Activism and Leadership in Israel. During his tenure, Memizrach Shemesh has grown from working annually with 170 participants to more than 600 per year. He is one of the leaders and prominent voices of Mizrachi identity in Israel, both as a social activist and as a teacher.