As Director of Development for ALEH Negev in the USA and Canada, Avnet works closely with the JNF to promote Israel’s unique rehabilitation village in communities across North America. Avnet’s extensive experience in the world of nonprofits includes the founding of ALFA, which advances the rights of Israeli Holocaust survivors; and WhatIsrael, which promotes positive publicity about Israel on university campuses worldwide.
Avnet is now contributing his skills and expertise to the development of the ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran comprehensive framework, serving Israel’s disability community.
Working hand in hand with ALEH Negev Chairman Major General (res.) Doron Almog, Avnet spreads the message of the opportunity presented by the Village for tikkun olam, through the creation of a better society for all.
Avnet lives in New York with his wife and son.