Director and Israeli public activist.
Graduate of the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and MPA in Public Administration (Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University). He has served in a variety of management and consulting positions in many public companies and organizations. He serves as a director in a number of philanthropic foundations, and is the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Tel Aviv-Jaffa Academic College.
Dean of the Arison School of Business and the Tiomkin School of Economics; Head of the Aaron Economic Policy Institute at the IDC, Herzliya; former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Israel (2006-2011).
Rabbi of Migdal HaEmek and member of the Chief Rabbinate Council, heads the "Migdal Or" national education network. Recipient of the Israel Prize for Life Achievement in 2004 (2004). Established numerous educational institutions and charity organizations. In addition, he is also active in the absorption of immigrants, and has done much to absorb immigrants from the former Soviet Union in the 1990s, Ethiopian immigrants and Yemen.
Faculty member of Columbia Law School; former chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations; former member of the National Conference on Soviet Jewry and president of Yeshiva Beis Yosef.
Editor-in-Chief of the weekly “Mishpacha” magazine. He is a writer, lecturer, journalist and thinker. One of the founders of “Values” for strengthening the Jewish identity. As part of his activities as a writer, he authored several books on Judaism, Biblical Study and Prose. Several of his books were published, including the book "Haredim: Who Are We Really?" (Keter, 2005).
Alumnus of Ponevezh Yeshiva and mayor of Modiin Illit since 2000; has led national projects and innovations in various fields in the haredi sector; serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company for the Devel opment of Human Resources of the Local Authorities Economic Services.
Alumnus of the Chevron Yeshiva, an entrepreneurial educator. Founder of Yeshivat Nehorah and Yeshivat Ziv Ohr, and Director of the Wolfson Foundation, Israel. He is also Chairman of the youth group “Ohr Yisraeli”. In addition, he spent some years abroad as a representative of the Jewish Agency. As part of his work, he founded the first Yeshiva high school abroad.
Alumnus of Yeshivat Ponovitz, noted Haredi public figure, an entrepreneur and business leader. Former mayor of Bnei Brak.
Jurist and Founding Director of the Neot Margalit network of early childhood educational centers; board member of the World Jewish Congress; director and chairman of the ZAKA organization’s Finance Committee; and director of Beit Hatfutsot, the Museum of the Jewish People.
Co-Founder and deputy COO of Matrix Global Israel; previously served as the first chairwoman of the Temech organization and partnered in establishing the CityBook and Visa Cal employment centers in Modiin Illit; serves as a consultant to several organizations on matters of haredi employment.
Founder and CEO of Jerusalem Global Ventures. Prior to starting his investment career, Shlomo served in the Israeli Air Force as a fighter pilot. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research from MIT, a M.Sc. from the Sloan School of Management at MIT and a B.Sc. from Tel Aviv University. Alongside the venture capital fund, Shlomo is active in many nonprofit and academic institutions.
Served in a number of senior positions in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), served as Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina and as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England. He currently serves as a director of the IDB Group and as Vice President of Hipotecario Bank.
Founder and Chairman of Sella Capital Real Estate Ltd, member of the Budgeting and Planning Committee of Universities. In the past Shmuel served as CEO of the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Labor and Welfare and CEO of Israel's State Lottery. In addition he served as Economic Advisor to Prime Minister Yitzchak Shamir. Slavin has many years experience in Israel's commercial and financial sphere.