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Our Team

Tomer Aldubi

Tomer AldubiFounder and Executive Director

Tomer is the founder and executive director of Fighting Online Antisemitism. Tomer lectures regarding cyberhate and various methods of monitoring online antisemitism.

 

Tomer previously served as a Jewish Agency Representative in NY, USA (Schenectady JCC, 2015), and as the head of “Israeli Students Combating Antisemitism”, an Israeli students’ program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Union of Israeli Students (2017-2018).

barak Aharon

Barak AharonMonitoring Director

Has many years of competitive intelligence and open source intelligence experience (OSINT). Working in various software companies in various roles such as sales executive, project manager, and business development. An instructor and presenter on how to cope with hate speech on social media utilizing OSINT and sophisticated monitoring tools for both youth and adults.

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Yuval PechtHead of Product and R&D

Experienced product manager with over twenty years of experience in driving results through innovation in artificial intelligence and machine learning, software as a service solutions and advanced technologies. Expertise in Internet of Things, Business to Business and Mobile Applications; Skilled in building teams and summarizing complex concepts.

מאיה הדר

Maya Hadar Project Manager

BA and MA in Law, an MA in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution from the University of Haifa, and a PHD in Global Studies from the University of Leipzig. Lawyer Maya served for about seven years as an officer in the military prosecutor’s office and the department of military courts in Judea and Samaria. During her military service, she participated in many information activities in Germany on ehalf of the IDF and the Israeli embassy in Berlin. Actively engaged in monitoring anti-Semitic ontent on the Internet in various settings since 2013.

Board Members

Nir Kaplan

Nir Kaplan

Nir is a certified advocate and vice president of regulatory affairs in the Israel Hotel Association. Nir has served as a FOA board member since the organisation was established and also volunteers as a board member in The Israeli Public Transport Users Association (“Transport Our Way”).

 

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LL.B) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Government (B.A.), specialising in the Middle East, both from the Interdisciplinary Centre (IDC) in Herzliya.

נרי לביא

Neri Lavi

Neri is a seasoned leader, investor and board member at different organizations. Neri’s background is in software development – raising businesses from the ground up and scaling them. During his last role, he started a software QA organization in the US, and grew it from Zero to 100M$ yearly revenue and ~1200 engineers and leaders at different levels across 6 countries. Today, Neri mentors different companies’ CEOs in different challenges, and manages a real estate investment fund, but his true passion is in fighting antisemitism, both in the US and globally.

 

הדסה שוורץ

Hadassah Schwartz

Hadassah is the Head of International Media Strategy at COGAT (Coordination of the government in the territories). In her previous roles, Hadassah worked at the Government Press Office within the Prime Minister’s Office, working with international religious press from all religions, as well as various initiatives with the Jewish press around the world. Hadassah has served as a FOA board member since the organisation was established. She has a Bachelor’s degree (B.A) in communication and political science and a Master’s degree (M.A) in political communications.

Jacob Dallal

Jacob Dallal

Jacob Dallal worked for the past five years in the Israeli government, at the Ministry of Strategic Affairs which led the government’s efforts to counter the delegitimization of Israel. In his role as the Director of academic affairs, Jacob led the ministry’s initiatives on antisemitism, online hate speech, and the delegitimization of Israel in academia. Previously, Jacob was the Director for public relations at the Jewish Agency for Israel, at Birthright Israel in New York and at the Mandel Foundation in Jerusalem. Jacob is a Major (reserve) in the Israel Defense Forces, having served for five years as a spokesperson for the IDF to the international press.

Team leaders

Dina Maharshak

Dina MaharshakHead of the Content team

Dina Maharshak is an information professional with over 25 years of corporate and market research. A former employee of Bazan Group, one of Israel’s largest oil refineries and petrochemical companies, with expertise in sales, technology, and data management. Currently offers research and information services to the private sector. Dina joined the FOA team in 2020 and has since contributed to the research, writing, and editing content.

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Jonathan DublinHead of Cyber Team

Jonathan is an Osint and cyber humint expert, pre-med student, he served in one of IDF elite units and his last role was in the Israeli Navy. He is also the head of FOA’s Telegram monitoring group. Jonathan also volunteer in Israel dog unit.

גרשון דנקנר

Gershon DanknerWeb designer and developer

A professional with many years of experience in designing and developing quality websites in WordPress

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Salome GinsburgEuropean projects coordinator

Salome Ginzburg, with a B.A. in history and political science has been active in recent years in combating antisemitism and strengthening Jewish communities worldwide. Among her various roles, she served as the head of the Jewish student organization in Switzerland.

Tomer Carmeli

Tomer CarmeliSocial media influencer

Tomer Carmeli is a social media influencer with over 90,000 followers and has been an expert video editor for the past ten years. He specializes in creating educational, positive, and high-quality content. His videos focus on topics such as Israeli advocacy, diplomacy, combating antisemitism in online spaces, and social media policy, focusing on TikTok. During his military service, Tomer served in the Foreign Relations Division of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and the United States Army.

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