Earth and Space

The Board


Tal Zelinger

Founder and President

Student of LL.B and B.A in Government, Foreign Affairs and Strategy, Reichman University.

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Nir Kaufman

Vice President

Digital and Media Manager

Student of LL.B and M.A in Government, Foreign Affairs and Strategy, Reichman University

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Dr. Anat Lapidot-Firilla

Board Member

Executive Director of Fulbright Israel.

Founding editor of Journal of Levantine Studies.

Previous experience:

  •  Senior research fellow and Academic Director at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. 

  • Taught Middle Eastern studies and Turkish Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

  • Headed the Israeli network of the Anna Lindh Foundation for Intercultural Dialogue.


BA in Jewish History and Middle Eastern Studies, Tel Aviv University.

PhD from the Department of Politics, the University of Durham, U.K.

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Nadav Ben-Yehuda

Board Member

Professional Athlete, High-Altitude Mountain Climber, Rescuer, Photographer, Speaker and a Social Activist.


  • Director, the Yitzhak Rabin Leadership Program, Reichman University.

  • Senior Advisor to the Nepalese Embassy in Israel.

  • Represents Israel in the Government Chamber of Commerce and the National Tourism Commission of Nepal

  • Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce of Israel-Nepal

  • Chairman Israel-Nepal Friendship Association.

  • Board Member, the Association of Israel-Asia Chambers of Commerce.

Previous Experience:

  • Chairman of the Alpine Committee

  • Member, Executive Committee, The Climbing Association of Israel.

Forbes 30 under 30

Israel's Presidential Medal for the Volunteer.

LL.B and B.A in Government, Foreign Affairs and Strategy, Reichman University.

M.A in Public Health specializing in Emergency and Disaster Management, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.

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