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Lizzie Noach made Aliya from London in 2001 with a BA in Human Resources Management and Marketing. She worked for two years as the Development Assistant at The City of David Foundation and then for 10 years at the Shalem College as Coordinator of Donor Relations. In 2014 Lizzie started working with lone soldiers at the Lone Soldier Center in memory of Michael Levin as part of the fundraising Department and eventually as VP of Development. Lizzie lives in Modiin with her Husband, 4 children and Sandy the dog.
Edna was born in Reims (France) in 1995. She is very Zionist and always, wanted to move to Israel right after high school. After a year in Masa, Edna joined the army in the Matpash unit (relationships with the Palestinian territories) on the border of Gaza. Considered as a lone soldier, Edna lived in the kibbutz Beerot Yitzhak with other soldiers from all around the world. After studying a B.A in Communication in Ariel and a M.A in international relationships at Bar Ilan, she got married and moved to Jerusalem. A few weeks ago, she noticed a new job position at The Base and decided to try her chance and give back to the community. "As a former lone soldier, the community coordinator position really interested me. I want to help the lone soldiers and Bnot Sherout, as I've been helped, all along their service".
Bonnie Rosenbaum made aliyah with her family in the summer of 2011 from Monsey, NY. A native Lower East Sider, Bonnie has over 20 years experience working in the non-profit world including over ten years at The New York Metropolitan Coordinating Council on Jewish Poverty where she was the coordinator of the SNAP/FEMA and EFAP food programs and another 4 years at The South Manhattan Development Corporation where she was the Director of Tourism. While in Israel Bonnie worked for over 5 years at the Lone Soldier Center in Memory of Michael Levin as Community Coordinator.
Mayan made came to Israel at age 18 and drafted to the IDF as a lone soldier serving for two years as a Search and Rescue Instructor. During her service, Mayan volunteered for the Lone Soldier Center in Memory of Michael Levin during her weeks off from base. After her release from the IDF, Mayan moved back to Long Island, New York, her hometown, and immediately started working for The Michael Levin Lone Soldier Foundation based in New York while simultaneously volunteering for The Base. After a year and a half of being in America, she decided to make aliyah in March 2021, making Israel her home. She now works as the Social Media Coordinator for The Base.
After high school, Ari studied at Mechinat ''Eli'' for a year and then served in the IDF in special forces. Once released Ari studied behavioural science at Ariel University while working for the Ministry of Aliyah and Integration under the Student Authority. After his graduation he worked for the Givat-Shmuel municipality in the Aliyah department as the Project director. Since then Ari has been working with lone soldiers as an adviser, head of logistics and volunteer coordinator.
Shira was born and raised in Jerusalem. After high school, Shira did two years of national service - helping new olim from Ethiopia to integrate in Israel, and accompanied Young students from all over the world in their Jewish zionist journey in Israel. After her service, Shira studied at Nishmat, followed by a B.A.in educational systems management at Bar Ilan university. During that time she was active in different kinds of social initiatives working with students organizations. After her studies she went on shlichut to Berlin and worked with students and young professionals. Since then, Shira has been working and involved in different projects that connect to Aliya and Jewish life in the diaspora.
Liz was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and made aliyah to Israel in 2011. She lives with her family in Ramat Beit Shemesh and graduated from YTA girls high school.
Miriam was born and raised in NJ. At the age of 15 she left her hometown and came to israel for high school on a program called naale. After completing high school she joined sherut leumi and served as an EMT with magen david adom for two years. During her service, Miriam encountered all of the hardships that came along with being a lone bat sherut. Working at the base, gives her the opportunity to help out those who are in the same position she was in and to be a part of something that she believes in with all of her heart.