Class of 2007
Moshe Alexenberg (Government, RRIS) – American/Israeli (1982)
Mr. Moshe Alexenberg has served as a journalist for several Miami newspapers including the Miami Herald and as editor-in-chief of Metropolis newspaper at Miami-Dade College while studying for a B.A. in journalism. Moshe served in the IDF Spokesperson’s Office analyzing foreign media reports and correspondents. Upon graduation, Moshe was Project Manager for the Northern Europe Division, Foreign Trade Administration in the Ministry of Industry, Trade, & Labor. Currently, Moshe is the Assistant Academic Director of the RRIS Lauder School of Government at IDC and an MA candidate at IDC in Conflict Studies. In addition, Moshe lectures on Israeli Society and Politics at IDC as a teaching assistant. He speaks English and Hebrew.
Elinor Azulai (Government, Lauder) - Israel (1980)
Elinor studied at IDC Herzliya through Ofek, a program for excellent IDF officers. She is currently an Officer within the IDF. She plans a military career and speaks English, Hebrew and Arabic.
Arik Cohen (Government, Lauder) - Israeli (1974)
Arik served in the IDF Intelligence Corps. He originally attended the Technion and was co-founder and CEO of a start-up company. He currently participates in the Middle East Program for Young Leaders and is the Manager of Tiv Ta’am in Givataiim. Currently studying for MBA in Tel-Aviv university Arik speaks English, Hebrew and Italian.
Eli Cornblit (Government, Lauder) - Kazakh/Israeli (1981)
Eli served in the IDF Infantry Sabotage Unit. He participated in a leadership course in India. He has had extensive volunteer experience. Currently Eli is working for the Israeli government. He is in the process of finishing his MA thesis on the relationship of NATO with Non- member states for NATO's 60th anniversary. Eli speaks English, Hebrew and Russian.
Yair-Ray Einhorn (Government, Lauder) - Israeli (1979)
Yair served 7 years as a commander in the IAF Special Forces. He holds the position of VP incharge of marketing in a real estate & construction company. He has participated in missions representing Israel abroad and currently enrolled in the MA in Government at IDC Herzliya. Yair speaks English, Hebrew and French.
Hilie Eitan (Government, RRIS) - Israeli (1984)
Hilie lived in Germany for several years and graduated from the American International School in Israel. She served for several years in Military Intelligence. She is currently enrolled in the MA in Political Communications at Tel Aviv University and works as a QA consultant to Orange Israel. She speaks English, Hebrew, German, Arabic and French.
Ronit Epstein (Government, RRIS) - Bolivian/Israeli (1985)
Ronit has volunteered for many causes and is an active member of IDC’s Ambassador’s Club and the Stand with Us Leadership Program. She plans to work in the Foreign Ministry. Currently, she is in the IDF Spokespersons Unit. Ronit speaks English, Hebrew and Spanish.
Daniel Farber (Government, RRIS) - American/Israeli (1981)
Daniel served in the Golani Brigade. He has worked in journalism, both in Israel and in the US, as well as business. In addition to volunteer work, he belongs to IDC Herzliya’s Ambassador’s Club and has participated in Israel at Heart missions. Currently, Daniel is working for Strategy 3i Ltd., a strategic global business-consulting firm. He speaks English and Hebrew.
Hila Ganor-Schindel (Government, RRIS) - Israeli (1977)
Hila spent five years at the Israel Prime Minister’s Office and was an IDF Intelligence Field Officer. Currently, she is completing her MBA (Class of 2009), is a Research Associate at Harvard Business School and was a marketing intern for Timberland. She speaks English and Hebrew (and seeking to improve her Chinese). Combining public and private sector experience she hopes to one day to serve as an Israeli ambassador.
Ronit Gudes (Government, RRIS) - Israeli (1983)
Ronit served as an officer in the office of the former IAF commander Dan Halutz. She has been active in founding NGOs and has participated in Israel at Heart missions. Ronit graduated from the Seoul Foreign School in Korea. She was awarded the Legacy Heritage Fellowship and worked as an analyst at the Re’ut Institute Think Tank. Currently, she works as a research analyst at the strategic department of Amdocs.
Joshua Kahn (Government, RRIS) - American/Israeli (1984)
Joshua has been actively involved in grassroots political and community associations in Israel and the US with a focus on the environment, human and animal rights. He was a member of the IDC Ambassador’s Club and has volunteered in India. Currently, Josh is in the IDF and a combat soldier in the Nahal Brigade, stationed in Hebron. Following his military service, he plans a career in the Foreign Ministry. Josh speaks English.
Artem Kroupenev (Government, RRIS) - Kazakh/Israeli (1981)
Artem served in the IDF Airborne Demolition Unit. At IDC, he was active on the student council and the debate society and has worked in the Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT). Artem has graduated at the top of his class from the MA in Homeland Security and Counter-Terrorism at IDC Herzliya, and currently works in an international business consulting company. Artem speaks English, Hebrew and Russian.
Jacco Levits (Government, RRIS) - Dutch/Israeli (1984)
Jacco was active in the Jewish youth movement in the Netherlands and coached and played tennis as part of the Dutch national youth selection. Since graduation, Jacco has worked as an account manager and currency analyst at a currency trading company in Hertzliya Pituah. Next year he will be studying for his Masters degree in International Political Economy at the London School of Economics. He is interested in a career involving politics and Israel-Diaspora relations. Jacco speaks English, Hebrew and Dutch.
Eyal Marom (Government, RRIS) - American/Israeli (1980)
Eyal served for 5 years in the Israeli Navy Seals (Shayetet 13) and was awarded two Chief of Staff Citations for performance under fire and combating terrorism. He currently works for Motorola Israel as Primary Assistant to the CEO and Sales Coordinator. Eyal speaks English and Hebrew.
Inbal Robbas (Government, RRIS) - Israeli (1982)
Inbal served in the IAF. She has volunteered extensively and, at IDC, participates in the debate society, Ambassador’s Club, and Entrepreneurship Club. She is active in politics and is committed to helping to change Israel’s economy. Recently, Inbal was awarded the Koret fellowship to work for the Israeli government. Inbal speaks English, Hebrew, Italian and Arabic.
Daniel Rudstein (Government, RRIS) - German/Israeli (1978)
Daniel was a leader in the Jewish youth movement in Germany and served as a platoon commander in the IDF 101st Paratroopers Battalion. He has extensive experience in business and has participated in Israel at Heart missions. Daniel is committed to a career involving the promotion of Israel’s international interests. Currently he works as the Liaison Officer at Global Media Ltd., Marketing, Data Mining & E-Commerce. Daniel speaks English, Hebrew, German and Russian.
Lirit Wasserman (Government and Business) - Israeli (1983)
Lirit was one of the few students at IDC Herzliya pursuing joint degrees in business and government. She served as an education officer in the IDF and has extensive volunteer experience with NGOs and in the Israeli Scouts movement. At IDC Herzliya, she was active in the debate society. Lirit is currently working for Prof. Rafi Melnick on the Melnick State of the Economy Index. Lirit speaks English and Hebrew.
Tal Yudin (Government, RRIS) - American/Israeli (1983)
Tal served as a non-commissioned officer in the IDF special weapons sector. She has a wide range of work experience, from co-founding a nightclub to serving as a guidance counselor for the Israeli scouts. She was a class representative at IDC Herzliya and is committed to a career addressing social problems in Israel. She is currently working as a project manager for a unit in the IDF. Tal speaks English and Hebrew.
Yafia Zafrir (Government, Lauder) - Israeli (1974)
Yafia has served many years as a commanding officer in an IAF combat intelligence unit. He studied at IDC Herzliya through Ofek, a program for excellent officers. He has also worked around the world providing security for the Israeli Foreign Ministry. Yafia returned to the IDF after completing his degree and is interested in a career involving diplomacy, strategy, and security. He speaks English and Hebrew.
Argov Fellows Class of 2007 at the Israeli Supreme Court