United Hatzalah of Israel (Ichud Hatzalah)
78 Yirmiyahu St. | P.O.B 36233 Jerusalem 91361 | Tel: +972-2-5002020 | Fax: +972-2-5002025 | Charity No: 580465979 | israeloffice@israelrescue.org

Eli Beer
Founder and President of
United Hatzalah of Israel
Dovie Maisel
Senior Vice President of
International Operations
Moshe Teitelbaum
Director of Development
Eli Pollack
CEO of United Hatzalah
Shai Jaskol
Director of Operations,
Israel and International
Ayelet Kon
Resource Development &
Community Relations
Raphael Poch
International Media Spokesperson
Daniel Katzenstein
Director of International
Donor Relations
Shmuel Rosengarten
Director, Ten Kavod
Yonaton Atkin
Regional Development Officer – Israel

Dena Bienenfeld
VIP Visits Coordinator

Sara Grazi
Executive Assistant to Founder

Sara graduated with a BA in Philosophy and Art History from Hunter College in Manhattan. When introduced to United Hatzalah by a friend, she was immediately drawn to its mission and pluralist approach to saving lives. She is so happy and honored to be a part of the New York team and loves supporting United Hatzalah’s lifesaving work in Israel and beyond.


Friends of United Hatzalah
208 East 51st Street, Suite 303 | New York, NY 10022 | Tel: 646-833-7108 | Fax: 1-212-898-0424 | Charity No: 11-3533002

Michael Littenberg-Brown
Vice President
Michael has been working in the non-profit space for over 10 years. He sits on the Board of the Council of Young Jewish Presidents and was listed in 2013 as one of the 36 Under 36 by The Jewish Week. He received his BA from Brown University and MA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).
Jason Katz
Regional Development Officer,
New Jersey/New York
Jason received his BA in Individualized Studies with a concentration in Business from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He teamed up with NBA superstar Amar’e Stoudemire to help save lives in Israel during the 2015 NBA season. Jason now works as a fulltime fundraiser, runs the MyMitzvah Campaign site, and works with B’nei Mitzvah to raise funds for lifesaving medical equipment in Israel.
Robin Rendel
Donor Stewardship Coordinator,
New Jersey/New York
Robin graduated from CUNY Queens College with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Business, with Honors. She has worked as a Chaplaincy intern at North Shore Hospital, and a teacher at the Torah Learning Center in Great Neck. She is passionate about United Hatzalah’s mission to save lives regardless of race or religion.
Cari Margulis Immerman
Director of Leadership Giving
Midwest/Central Region
Cari has extensive experience in brand marketing, Fortune 500 consulting, and resource development. She’s raised over $20 million for Israel the last 5 years, is a graduate of the national Wexner Leadership Program, and member of the Lions of Judah. A graduate of the University of MIchigan, she resides in Shaker Heights, Ohio.
Gavy Friedson
Deputy Director of
International Operations
Gavi has distinguished himself through more than 9,000 emergency calls and has spent most of his life volunteering with all of Israel’s rescue agencies. He served in the elite Nahal Infantry Brigade and served in the Spokesperson’s Unit of the IDF.
Michelle Namdar
Marketing and Event Coordinator
Michelle received her BA in Economics with honors from CUNY Queens College. Her intense love for Israel, combined with her desire to do good in the world is what drives her work for United Hatzalah.
Michael Yudien
Regional Development Officer
Michael Yudien received his BA with a double major in Marketing and Management. He cares deeply about teamwork. Michael started with United Hatzalah in 2014, working on their marketing and communications.
Danielle Elyse David
Director of Development
Prior to United Hatzalah, Danielle worked for News Deeply and spent 4 years at Ogilvy as a Program Manager for the IBM Latin America account. Danielle earned an M.A. in International Education at NYU, with a focus on Immigration and Cultural Studies. She obtained her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College with a major in International Relations.
Danielle is the Senior Development Advisor at United Hatzalah focusing on Philanthropy and Development.
Carolyn Kangavari 
Los Angeles Executive Director
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Carolyn has over ten years of experience in the non-profit space and has helped raise over $45 million for Israel. After earning a BS in Business, BA in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Social Work at USC, she began her illustrious career with a focus on Tikkun Olam, repairing the world. Carolyn was born to Iranian-Jewish parents who instilled in her a deep appreciation for Jewish values, tradition and identity. She is particularly passionate about making the world a better place than it was when she found it, and working to secure the State of Israel.
Brad Yellen
West Coast Regional Director

Prior to United Hatzalah, Brad Yellen worked as a Regional Director for film producer and educational organization, Jerusalem U and JAM.  Both organizations brought the beauty of Israel and Judaism to college-aged students.   Brad is a Minnesota native and a graduate of Carleton College.  He subsequently spent 8 years in Jerusalem in which time he received his Rabbinic Ordination.

British Friends of United Hatzalah
Stirling House
9 Burroughs Gardens
London NW4 4AU
Office: +44 (0)300 030 1221
Mobile: 07949 089 610
Charity No. 1101329

Royi Gutkin
Executive Director
British Friends of United Hatzalah Israel
Royi has a BA (hons) in Broadcasting and has spent the past 12 years working in both the charity and commercial sector. As UK Birthright Coordinator, Royi recruited and ran life-changing trips for over 600 participants and has since worked as Deputy Director of the Zionist Federation and Community Director of Mill Hill United Synagogue. Royi is married with two children and was born in a Tel Aviv Taxi.

Assaf Admoni
Chief Executive
British Friends of United Hatzalah

Assaf has been working in the not-for-profit sector for over 25 years, during which he managed the fundraising operations of Four large national UK charities. He studied Hotel Management at the Technion and prior to that served in the IDF and at the Prime Minister’s Office.  Assaf is responsible for all UH activities in Great Britain.

United Hatzalah of Canada
41 Bertal Road
Toronto, ON
M6M 4M7
T: (647) 533 4497
Charity ID:
83825 5180 RR0001

Andrea Plonka
Regional Development Officer

United Hatzalah of France
24 rue de Téhéran
75008 Paris
T: 01 77 47 39 00
T: +972 2 622 03 50
Asso. #W751225617

Jonathan Chiche
Directeur Hatzalah France