Archive: July 2020

Yuval Nussan

Posted on July 2, 2020

Yuval Nussan was a 2009 Amitei Bronfman Fellow.

Zer Vaknin

Posted on July 2, 2020

Zer Vaknin was a 2013 Amitei Bronfman Fellow and served as Coordinator in 2018.

Nava Melki

Posted on July 2, 2020

Nava was born in France and, after making Aliyah with her family at the age of 4, was raised and educated in Jerusalem. She attended the Emuna Arts High School for girls, where she majored in theater. During her national service she worked on a horse farm which specializes in therapeutic riding and treats people Continue Reading »

Shira Rosenak

Posted on July 2, 2020

Shira is an Amitei Bronfman alumna from 2010. After growing up in Jerusalem she moved to Kfar Adumim, and has since returned to live in Jerusalem. She studied at the Beth Israel pre-military program and served in the IDF as a soldier-teacher at Kfar Etzion field school. After being discharged, she studied and later counseled Continue Reading »

Stefanie Weisman

Posted on July 2, 2020

Stefanie Weisman is the Communications and Design Associate at The Bronfman Fellowship.  She received a B.A. in history from Columbia University and an M.A. in art history from NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts.  Her first book, The Secrets of Top Students: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Acing High School and College, was published by Sourcebooks Continue Reading »

Aaron Steinberg

Posted on July 2, 2020

Aaron Steinberg is the Deputy Director: North America at The Bronfman Fellowship, where he works closely with a global alumni community of nearly 1,200 Jewish leaders, innovators and community builders. He coordinates with staff throughout the organization to create greater efficiency and more quality programming. Although he spends much of his time behind the scenes, Continue Reading »

Heather Santelli

Posted on July 2, 2020

Heather is the Director of Finance for the organization.  She manages all financial operations both in the US and Israel and has been with The Fellowship since 2001.  She holds degrees in both Accounting and Hotel and Restaurant Management and is a Notary Public licensed in New York State.  Outside of Bronfman, Heather assists various Continue Reading »

Daphna Yizrael

Posted on July 2, 2020

Daphna has been active in the field of Hebrew culture and Jewish Renewal for many years. She has held leadership and educational positions at the Mandel Leadership Institute, the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism, Gesher and the Zalman Shazar Center, and was senior community emissary in the MetroWest community in New Jersey. In Continue Reading »

Becky Voorwinde

Posted on July 2, 2020

Rebecca Voorwinde is Executive Director of The Bronfman Fellowship. Becky oversees the strategic planning for all aspects of the Fellowship in Israel and the US, including working closely with the global alumni community of over 1,200 and selects incoming Fellows. An alumna of the program, Becky served as a volunteer member of Bronfman’s Alumni Advisory Continue Reading »

Neta Polizer

Posted on July 2, 2020

Neta Polizer (Amitei Bronfman ’05) is the Amitim Faculty & Manager of Fellowship Year Experience. Born and raised in a small communal settlement in the Galilee, Neta studied Arabic literature and comparative literature at Hebrew University, focusing on poetry and novels on the border between east and west. He has extensive experience in the fields Continue Reading »