Board of Directors

Yossi Kucik

Owner and partner of consulting companies, served in a variety of positions in the public and private sector. Today, in addition to his advisory positions, he serves as chairman of “Bituach Yashir”, as a director of several leading companies, as a board member of the Israel Democracy Institute and as chairman of the board at the Yigal Allon Center.

Elisha Shapira

Member of Kibbutz Ein Hashofet. Graduate of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Haifa. Secretary of the kibbutz and manager in the industry, at various times. The head of the leadership of Hashomer Hatzair in Israel and former secretary of the national kibbutz. Today chairman of Yad Tabenkin and a member of several public boards.

Zur Allon

Husband to Roni and father of Anna and Tamari. Tshuva Group CEO, proud reservist and grandson of Yigal and Ruth. Remember the Sea of Galilee when it was full, empty, and full again.

Yossi Vardi

Was born in Kibbutz Degania A in 1948, a grandson of the founders. Lt. Col. in reserve. In Degania, he worked at the Tul Gal factory as the production manager, served as the kibbutz’s secretary for two terms, was active in the kibbutz movement’s secretariat for four years, and served as Ehud Barak’s and Fouad Ben Eliezer’s assistant defense minister for settlement. Elected to the position of head of the Jordan Valley Regional Council, which he held for 13 years.

Zvi Ben Moshe

In the past, he was the director and chairman of “Ortal” – a metal foundry. He founded the youth center of the “Kibbutz Ha’meuhad”. From 1979 he served as the assistant of Yigal Allon. Between 1984 and 1987, he served as Assistant to Defense Minister Yitzhak Rabin on industrial affairs and political issues. He also served as a director in the IAI and other defense enterprises. Served as the manager of the economic division and interior secretary of the United Kibbutz movement and was also co-secretary general.

Alona Bar-On

Publisher of Globes, the oldest business newspaper in Israel, A businesswoman and accountant, she acquired control of Globes in 2017 and has since been leading a revolution in the world of journalism. Among other things, rules of ethics vision and values have been assimilated in Globes – which serve as the North Star in fulfilling the role of Globes, as a newspaper in the new world.

Idan Greenbaum

 Since 2016, he has served as head of the Jordan Valley Regional Council and holds a variety of other positions, including as chairman of the Kinneret Cities Association. Prior to being elected to the position, he served for 20 years in a variety of positions in the Israeli economic media, including, among others, deputy editor and head of the news system of the newspaper “Calcalist”, editor and economic commentator of Channel 10 News and presenter and editor of several television programs.

Iris Conforti

Lawyer, Investor in technological ventures and real estate, member of an investment committee in an investment group in start-up companies. Participated in various social and educational initiatives, including the establishment of an association for at-risk youth, in which she served as chairwoman of the board.

Uzi Wellish

Member of Kibbutz Ein Gev, member of Kibbutz Ginosar. Met Yigal in 1963 when he was chosen to manage farming in Ginosar, and for 5 years took care of increasing Ginosar’s land plot. He later held several key roles in Ginosar. He then was the director of the Valleys District at the Ministry of Agriculture, an agricultural consultant at the Israeli Embassy in New Delhi in India and assistant to the Chief Scientist at the Ministry of Agriculture to streamline agricultural research in Israel. In his last position after retiring, he was the business chairman of Ginosar.

Shlomo Peled

Organizational psychologist (masters, Bar-Ilan). Served as a field psychologist in the paratroopers, in Bahad 1 and Sayeret Matkal. During the period of service in “the unit” he moved to the command track. At the end of 1981 he enlisted in the Ministry of Defense and for 20 years, held management positions in Israel and abroad. Upon his retirement, he returned to his work as an organizational psychologist: advising senior executives in large organizations (Bank Leumi, Paz, Cargal and more) and accompanying entrepreneurs in establishing start-up companies. Was a founding partner in two start-up companies, and in recent years has served as a teacher in pre-military preparatory schools.

Yael Ron Ben-Moshe

Born in kibbutz Ga’aton, managed employment programmes for the Israel branch of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and worked in the Prime Minister’s Office. In 2015 she was appointed manager of a regional partnership of local authorities in the Western Galilee.
She was placed fortieth on the Blue and White list for the March 2020 elections.However, the alliance won only 33 seats. In November 2020 she was appointed CEO of the alliance. she entered the Knesset in December 2020 as a replacement for Ofer Shelah.
For the 2022 elections Ron Ben-Moshe was placed fifteenth on the National Unity Party list (an alliance of Blue and White and New Hope), but lost her seat as it won only twelve seats.

Eran Schwartz

Former IDF pilot (Major, res.) After a decade in the Israel Air Force, he turned to non-formal education, established and managed several projects, and was Executive Director of the Yigal Allon Center. Schwartz is married to Sarah and is the father of Alma and Adam. He earned a BA in the Ofakim excellence program at Haifa University and SciencePro in Paris (with honors). He also has an MA in Political Communication and Political Science and an MA in Jewish Culture, both from Haifa University.

Shrol Ben Yaacov

A native of Kibbutz Degania Alef. His past roles include CEO of Jordan Valley Farms, CEO of Central Hamashbir, and Director at Dor Alon. He is currently Chairperson of Pizza Hut Israel.