The GSC is run entirely by volunteers, each one driven to improving the lives of English-speakers in Givat Shmuel and furthering the organization's mission. Volunteers are self-organized into "committees", or action groups focused on a specific facet of community life.
David Berger is originally from Los Angeles and currently works as a psychologist in private practice in Tel Aviv. He has a doctorate in clinical psychology from St. John’s University and rabbinical ordination from YU/RIETS.
Longtime volunteer and one of the original founders of the GSC, Dovid has been working to help Olim for over a decade. Originally from New Jersey, he's been in Givat Shmuel since 2009, and is excited to keep watching the community grow and evolve.
Zahava is a marketing content writer at a hi-tech startup in Tel Aviv. She first moved to Givat Shmuel as a Bar Ilan student and has now built a home here with her husband and daughter. She is passionate about building a thriving olim community in Givat Shmuel.
An urban planner by profession, Yael recently moved to givat shmuel from Cyprus where she managed the Jewish Community of Nicosia. As a daughter to olim, and married to an oleh chadash, Yael is invested in making all olim feel at home in Israel.
Eli is a tax accountant at EY in Tel Aviv. Originally from Monsey, NY, he made Aliyah straight to Givat Shmuel after graduating from YU. He looks forward to helping build a strong religious and vibrant community.