Students
Zell Class of 2017

 

 

Alon Maltzov is a third-year Business Administration student at the Raphael Recanati International School at IDC Herzliya, majoring in entrepreneurship. In the IDF, Alon served in a missile guidance unit at the Air Force, where 4 of his efficiency process proposals were approved. For the past five years, alongside his studies, Alon has worked as a Product Manager at MyCheck, a leading mobile payment startup company in the hospitality sector. In addition to his studies, Alon has been a member of the Entrepreneurship Club as well as the Program Manager of "Start-Up Class".
Alon Slutzky is a third-year Computer Science student at the Efi Arazi School of Computer Science at IDC Herzliya. He is on the dean's list and majors in Entrepreneurship. Alon is a Captain in the IDF Air-force Reserve, acting as veteran GCI (Ground Control Interceptor). He was a project manager at StartIL and guided Birthright groups at State of Mind, Birthright's Innovation Center. He is a passionate backpacker and speaks Hebrew, English and Spanish.
Boaz Shalom is a third-year Computer Science student at the Efi Arazi School of Computer Science at IDC Herzliya. In the IDF, Boaz served as a Lieutenant in "Yahalom", a special operations engineering unit, after which he had worked in the Israeli Prime-Minister's Office for several years. In his second year of studies, Boaz had co-managed HackIDC, the largest student hackathon in Israel. He volunteers with youth and speaks Hebrew, Arabic and English.
Dana Muhlgay is a fourth-year Computer Science student at the Efi Arazi School of Computer Science at IDC Herzliya, with a ROM entrepreneurship scholarship. In the IDF, Dana served in the elite intelligence unit 8200 and currently she is a Mobile Product Manager at Wix.com. Dana manages the Hasharon area of She Codes, a community of female developers that meet every week in order to learn new coding skills and empowering women in the hi-tech field. Dana is a board member of Wize, a non-profit organization that aims to change the Israeli youth culture by organizing lectures in various subjects at pubs throughout Israel.
Daniel Kretzmer is a fourth-year student in the dual degree program of Law (LLB) and Business Administration (BA) at the Radzyner School of Law at IDC. He is on the dean's list for academic achievement. In the IDF, Daniel served for five years as Combat Deputy commander in the Israeli Navy Seals (First Sergeant). He volunteered in the Nova Project as a Strategy Consultant and active in the Stand With Us project. Daniel co-founded the "Achim Association", a voluntary organization whose mission is to raise funds to finance expensive medical treatment for the needy. During Daniel’s second year of study he interned at McKinsey & Company. For the past year, Daniel has worked at a startup company called Consumer Physics.
​  Darya-Wertheim.jpg Darya Wertheim is a third-year student at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at IDC Herzliya. She is on the dean's list, and a member of the Honors Track for Strategy and Decision Making. In the IDF, Darya served in the elite Intelligence Unit 8200. She then worked at High-Q, a psychometric test course provider, where she wrote & edited psychometric math books. She has been working for the past three years at Cycurity Vision - a Business Intelligence company as an analyst, and currently volunteers in MICS seminar and the SHAGI project as a graphic designer. Darya speaks Hebrew, English, Arabic, Spanish and now studies Chinese.
Gily Maor is a fourth-year Psychology student at the Baruch Ivcher School of Psychology at IDC Herzliya, with a minor in Humanities. She was born in Israel and raised in Mexico, Germany and Israel. Gily is active in the Rabin Leadership Program and volunteering in Emotional first aid by telephone (ERAN) as part of her psychology training. Following her second year of studies, she has been a research assistant at the "Hosen" Center. In the IDF, she served in an elite intelligence unit as a medic. Gily is the co-founder and producer of the "Danalogue" Project, an annual community art project that provides a stage and meeting ground for young artists and social activists.
Harel Meshulam is a fourth-year student in the joint program for law and business administration at the Radzyner School of Law at IDC Herzliya, majoring in marketing. In his military service, Harel served as a combat soldier and officer in the Paratroopers unit. He currently works at Engie, a start-up that develops a car diagnostics app and a mechanic marketplace. Harel volunteers in Aharai, an organization that prepares youth for a meaningful army service. Additionally, he is currently managing his own business that delivers fresh squeezed juices directly to his 200 costumers' homes. Harel is an avid fan of Hapoel Jerusalem basketball club and enjoys running and swimming.
Itamar Apelblat is fourth-year Computer Science student at the Efi Arazi School of Computer Science at IDC Herzliya, with a technological scholarship. In the IDF, Itamar served as a team leader in the elite intelligence unit 8200 for a total of five years, where he specialized in cyber security solutions. Today, Itamar works as a consultant for 8200. During his studies, Itamar participated in a year of exchange with New York University where he attended the leadership program Path to Peace. For the past two years, in addition to his studies, Itamar maintains a position in IDC's MiLab research team.
Kate Kabili is a third-year Business Administration student at the Raphael Recanati International School at IDC Herzliya, majoring in Entrepreneurship. She is on the dean's list for her academic excellence and lead the “Start Up Class”, IEC's flagship program. Born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, Kate eventually moved to NYC and LA to become a professional dancer. She pursued her dreams for 6 years dancing for artists, such as Justin Bieber, before starting her own social media based startup. After a year and a half of working in the social media and marketing space, she relocated to Israel and made Aliyah. Currently, she works as a business development manager at Axis Innovation, an investment advisory firm.
Max Kane is a third-year student in the Raphael Recanati International School at IDC Herzliya studying business administration, majoring in finance.  Max earned placement on the dean’s list for academic excellence for his first year of studies.  After making Aliya from New York at age 18, he enlisted in the 13th battalion of the Golani Brigade, where he served as a lone soldier and commander.  Upon completion of his army service, Max co-founded OFFr Technologies, a company that helps people disconnect from their smartphones while at work. He has also participated in, and led, the Momentum Mentorship Program of the IDC Entrepreneurship club. 
Mor Raphael Shabtai is a fourth-year student in the joint program for law and accounting at the Radzyner School of Law at IDC Herzilya. In his military and reserve service (Captain), Mor served as a project manager and a team commander in the Arrow Missile unit, and received an award of excellence in the officer training school. He completed a one year pre-internship at one of the top tax advisors in Israel, Gidi Bar-Zakay. During the past two years, he has been working as an analyst for Rafi Gidron, a leading serial entrepreneur, family office. For the past three years, he has also been volunteering as a counselor at “House of wheels”, an Israeli NPO for children with impaired mobility.
Nadav Avidan is a third-year business administration student at the Arison School of Business at IDC Herzliya, majoring in finance. In the IDF, Nadav served for six years as a combatant officer (Captain) in the IDF Special Forces unit ‘Duvdevan’ and awarded with Chief Infantry and Parachuting Officer's award. During his first year of studies, Nadav joined 'Hola' and in the past year, he is working as a Sales Development Representative..
Or Briga is a fourth-year Law and Government student at IDC Herzliya, majoring in public diplomacy. In the IDF, he served as a commander in the combat reconnaissance unit. After his release, he worked for the Ministry of Defense in Hong-Kong for two years as an aviation security manager. In addition to his studies, Or co-founded Olim Le’Mishpatim, a tutoring project for new immigrants who are studying law. He was a mentor during the IDC's orientation week for new students, and a member of Zvi Meitar Institute for Legal Implications of Emerging Technologies. Or currently works as a business development and strategy consultant at ‘Robus’, Israel’s leading legal marketing firm.
Or Nuri is a fourth-year student at Efi Arazi school of Computer Science at IDC Herzliya. Or served in the IDF as a Front-End Developer at the ICT Force. Or was a counselor and a coordinator at the year after at IDC's Orientation Week. Or participated in the IDC Media Innovation Lab as a part of the development team of a mobile app and was a teaching assistant at the programming workshop of the interactive communications course. As a part of the L'Oreal Marketing Seminar, Or and his team represented Israel at Brandstorm 2016 - L'Oréal's Innovation Competition. During his second year, he was a counselor at Keren-Or Program. Today, Or works as a Full Stack Developer at iCast.
Roi Kimche is a third-year Computer Science student at the Efi Arazi School of Computer Science at IDC Herzliya. In the IDF, Roi served as a Major in a special unit. Roi Co-founded IDC Givit, a program that helps students who rely on need-based scholarships. In addition, he was a co-manager of HackIDC 2017, the annual national student hackathon of Israel. During his studies, he was a part of the 8200 EISP accelerator team, in charge of partnerships & marketing. Furthermore, Roi is a fanatic soccer fan and an amateur carpenter.
Roie Onn is a third-year student at the Efi Arazi School of Computer Science at IDC Herzliya. In the IDF, Roie served in the Elite Intelligence Unit 8200 as a Cyber Team Leader & Project Manager. Following his service, he worked as a Project Manager at the Prime Minister's Office Cyber Division. During his studies, Roie founded SPOTLIGHT - the technology enrichment program at the IDC Entrepreneurship Club, participated in the IDC Media Innovation Lab and was a director of HackIDC, the largest student hackathon in Israel. Recently, Roie became an Associate at an Israeli-German Partnership Accelerator in Frankfurt. Before his military service, Roie was a professional water-polo player in Israel men's national team. He enjoys Music, Sports, Art and Travel.
​​Shai Arnon is a third-year Computer Science student at the Efi Arazi School of Computer Science at IDC Herzliya. In the IDF, Shai served as the commander of the Naval Decision Making Simulator, honored for excellence twice by the Israeli Navy Training Base Commander. Shai volunteered with the Jewish Agency in Los Angeles, California. Before his studies, Shai worked as the Head of Digital in ETHOS – The Haifa Municipality Art, Culture and Sports Association Company. During the past 4 years, Shai has been leading the digital department of the Haifa International Film Festival.
Shaked Kafzan is a third-year Computer Science student. He is a participant of the Media Lab program in IDC. Shaked just finished his army service in the Technological Unit of the Intelligence Corps, in the IDF. His rank is Captain and his major is computer specialist. During his service, Shaked got awarded as the best soldier in the Technological Unit. He was a proficient team leader and accomplished managing programming operations, which included programing and developing for Android and Windows applications. He also volunteered as a senior class instructor in the Israeli Scouts in Ramat-Gan. Finally, Shaked enjoys snowboarding and he is a big fan of soccer and technologic gadgets.
Shir Abecasis is a third-year Computer Science student at Efi Arazi School of Computer Science at IDC. She recently returned from a two-year stint in London where she worked as a senior analyst and head of the SEO team in a world leading business intelligence firm. In the IDF, Shir served at the elite 8200 intelligence unit for five years, receiving a citation of excellence for her innovation that led to significant breakout in her research field. She later worked as a technological analyst and project leader in the Ministry of Defense. While in London, Shir founded the Goodenough Business Innovation club for international students and presented her initiative of connecting cultures through dance to the Queen.
Vova Lavrovsky is a third-year Computer Science student at the Efi Arazi School of Computer Science at IDC Herzliya. He was born in Russia and moved to Israel at the age of 15. Vova served 8 years in an elite Intelligence unit of the IDF, as a combat commander (Captain).  He received a full academic scholarship from the Heseg Foundation for excellence in his IDF service as a lone soldier. Vova volunteers at Nefesh-b’Nefesh where he founded Olim-le-Pikud program. He also was a member of HackIDC 2017 managing team.
Yael Florenthal is a third-year business administration student in the Raphael Recanati International School at IDC, majoring in entrepreneurship. In the IDF Yael was an operations officer and currently serves in reserves duty as a captain. During her studies she participated in Artemis, a program part of IDC's Entrepreneurship Club, and volunteered in Givit. She also interned in Zebra Medical Vision as part of the CO-OP course.
​​Yael Regev is a third-year Government student at the Lauder School of Government at IDC. She is on the IDC Dean's List and a Heseg scholar. She volunteers with children of African immigrants and refugees in South Tel Aviv. During her second year at IDC, Yael worked as a business developer at the maritime intelligence company Windward, one of the frontrunners in the Israeli start-up nation. Yael, who grew up in Norway, created her first start-up at the age of 16. Since coming to Israel she served as a lone soldier in the IDF, as the Head of Team of the European Desk in the IDF Spokesperson's Unit. Yael finished her service with distinction by the IDF Spokesperson.
Yam-Dvir.jpgYam Dvir is a third-year business administration at the Arison School of business at IDC Hertzliya, he is on the dean's list and majoring in data science. He is a coordinator of GreenBiz at IDC entrepreneurship club. Yam served in the IDF for 5 years as a combat soldier and special operations commander in an elite unit of the intelligence wing. He also represented Israel in horseback riding competitions abroad. Yam is working as CMO in his family business Alpaca Farm, in the agriculture, textile and tourism fields. He is volunteering at “House of wheels”, fond of extreme sport and outdoor activities fan.