Staff

Lizzie Noach: Co Director

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.

Bonnie Rosenbaum: Co Director

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.

Mike Meyerheim - Senior Director of Advising and Parent Relations

Mike has extensive experience working with parents, lone soldiers and lone b’not sheirut. He has close relationships with medical and mental health professionals, the IDF, and many other organizations. Mike was a lone soldier during the first Lebanon war and knows first hand what soldiers and b’not sheirut need. He has many years of experience dealing with the myriad of issues that arise on a daily basis.

Ari Wruble - Senior Advisor

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.

JJ Brenner - Logistics Coordinator

JJ was born and raised in NJ. He Came to Israel at the age of 19 to join the IDF. During his service he decided that he wanted to make Israel his home. He served in the Elite Paratroopers unit for 2 years. Since his release he has been assisting other Lone Soldiers and bnot sherut to navigate the bureaucracy and provide moral support. Today he is currently studying for his B.A. at Hadassah Academic College.

Shira Zeev - Events and Programs 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.

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