Galila – the Northern Galilee Development Foundation is an approved charity for tax recognition in Israel, the US and the UK. Founded in 2005, our mission is to support those carefully selected, priority needs of the borderline communities who live in a security-threatened region with complex developmental challenges that as residents of this region, we at Galila are best equipped to advocate and respond to their cause.
Founders & Board Members
With an academic and professional background in communications and marketing, Yael Barlev has been professionally active in philanthropy since 2003. Her background in marketing, coaching and sales in the hi-tec world has served as a perfect platform for her direct and focused approach in her management of Galila. “managing Galila enables me to wake up each morning and actually do something of true value for others
Ofra is involved in community development, volunteers as chairman of the foundation since its establishment.
Batya, an educator and chairman of the World Korczak organization, is Board of Directors on a voluntary basis since its establishment.
Adv. Ella Swartzman
Attorney Ella Swartzman - Senior lecturer on driving and alcohol, a member of the Audit Committee on a voluntary basis for the past 8 years.
Adv. Peri Lazar
Attorney Peri Lazar, own her law firm, a member of the Audit Committee on a voluntary basis for the last 3 years.
Board committee member
Adv. Ella Schwartzman
Adv. Peri Lazar
Raymond Antian, CPA
Amit Neta, CPA
Prof. Ilana Zinger