Eli Hurvitz has been at the forefront of philanthropy and social entrepreneurship in Israel for the last decade. He was among the founders of "Avney Rosha", the Israel Institute for School Leadership, and of the "Nachshon" project, which provides online tutoring for high school students nation-wide. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of "Hemda", a science teaching center in Tel-Aviv, and of "Hakol Hinuch", a public movement which strives to strengthen public education in Israel. Hurvitz coordinated "the Committee for Changing the Status of the National Library", chaired by Supreme Court Judge, Prof. Yitzhak Zamir, and was among the founders of the "Guidestar" project in Israel.
From 2000 to 2011, Hurvitz served as the Deputy Director of Yad Hanadiv, the Rothschild Family Foundation, and beforehand he was the assistant to the Chairman of the Knesset's Foreign and Defense Committee. As an officer in the IDF, he also held a number of positions in the Central Collection Unit of the Intelligence Branch. Hurvitz holds an M.A. in Middle-Eastern history from the Tel Aviv University.
Jo holds a BA in Broadcasting from the University of Leeds, and an MA in Contemporary Jewry from the Hebrew University. Previously, Jo worked at the Mandel Leadership Institute where she was responsible for marketing and promoting a Jewish leadership program, and recruiting educators and community leaders from around the world. Since moving to Israel from the UK in 2006, Jo has worked solely in non-profit organizations in the field of education.
Tammy holds a PhD in the Teaching of Mathematics from the Weizmann Institute of Science and completed her Post-Doctoral Studies in Educational Technologies at the Hebrew University. Her research has been published in leading academic journals, among them: International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, Journal of Educational Research; Computers in Human Behavior.
In the past, Tammy has served as a high-school mathematics teacher, and since 2009 she has taught programs for certifying teachers at the Hebrew University. She was one of the founders of a unique M.Ed. program in Mathematics Education for leading teachers at the Jerusalem Teacher College. Today, she is a lecturer at the School of Education of the Hebrew University and at the Jerusalem Teacher College.
Lisa holds an MSc in Agriculture from the Hebrew University specializing in the field of molecular genetics. Previously she was a research assistant in the Immunology Department at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Lisa is a certified bookkeeper is currently the bookkeeper of her family Vineyard. She has held positions as an office manager and assistant to the Executive Director in a Water Technologies Company, a Seeds Company, and a Venture Capital Fund. In addition she has founded and directed an educational framework. Lisa made Aliyah to Israel from the UK in 1972.