Committee

The following members are the Machon Kibutz Galuyot people that are managing the operation and spreading the ideas and concept to the exile people around the world that are engaged with the institute’s activity.

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Rav Nissim Makor

Rav Nissim Makor

Rav Institute & Congregation

Rav Nissim is the seed, the initiator and the powerful unshakable driving force of the foundation, in its goals, day to day, media communication, teachings, inspirations and with his big heart open and embracing the so many exiles around the world that are looking to rejoin the Jewish people.

Rav Yehoshua Shapira

Rav Yehoshua Shapira

Rosh Yeshiva and Kabalist

Rav Yehoshua Shapira is the Rosh Yeshiva of the Yeshivot of the Institute. With his in depth knowledge of the Torah, Talmud and Kabbalah he provides the foundation guidance and consultancy.. Rav Yehoshua comes from a highly respected Rabbinic family on years in the Torah and Yeshivot in Israel.

Dr. Jack A. Zeller

Dr. Jack A. Zeller

Director of International affairs

Associate Pathologist/ Director of Clinical Pathology service, Veterans Administration hospital, Washington DC 2004 Synagogue Affiliations: Tifereth Israel Washington DC and Mayanot, Jerusalem Jewish Professional affiliations Jewish Funeral Practices Committee, Washington DC 1976 American Association for Ethiopian Jews, Board Member 1985 Washington Association for Ethiopian Jews, Vice President 1985 Founder and President Kulanu Inc 1993.

Ariel ben Harel

Ariel ben Harel

Portuguese Emissary & Finance

Ariel lived most of his life in South Africa and Mozambique, having participated in a committee leading to the reestablishment of the Jewish Community in Maputo, Mozambique. Years as a successful banker and acting as honorary consul for an African Nation, equipped him with the financial management skills, leadership and diplomacy skills needed to lead the Portuguese speaking communities and the Institute's Financial Department. He is passionate to bring Portuguese Bnei Anousim back to Am Yisrael.

Arie Zuckermann

Arie Zuckermann

Administration, Public Relations and CTO

His deep religious roots along with many years as vice president of IT company and in last years as the CEO of its own operation are an advantage for the foundation to manage the resources projects and members. He is a born diplomat and a strong communicator helping to bring the message of the Institute across to all.