Israel Emergency Aid is a rapid response project formed at the onset of the current war with Hamas, that is dedicated to providing immediate assistance to soldiers and civilians affected by the war. Our mission is to collect funds to swiftly fulfill specific requests from soldiers on the front lines with Gaza and civilians in need of immediate aid.
This project operates under the auspices of IsraelGives, a reputable nonprofit organization that has supported over 50,000 charitable causes since its inception in 2009.
Israel Emergency Aid is organized by a group of experienced executives, tech leaders, and law firm partners who recognized the urgent need to support soldiers lacking life saving tactical and protective gear.
Over $17,000,000 Raised
Since the beginning of the war Israel Emergency Aid achieved:
Worth of protective gear purchased for soldiers
Units of Equipment Distributed
Soldiers received life
Your donations in action:
Who We Are
Alon Tirer, Co-Founder & CEO, Efrat
Alon Tirer serves as the CEO of Efrat Residence and plays a pivotal role in promoting urban revitalization and excellence in the Israeli real estate industry. He is also a member of the founding team of Ledgertech, a globally recognized embedded insurance platform. As a former dedicated member of the 'Golani' Infantry Brigade, Alon utilizes his expertise to support the mission of the Israeli army and work towards a brighter future for the state of Israel.
Ben Hizak, COO, Cherre
Ben Hizak is the Chief Operating Officer at Cherre, a leading real estate data platform. With over 7.5 years of experience, he oversees operations, strategy, and product development. Ben's mission is to empower clients with data-driven insights and transform the real estate industry through technology innovation.
Michael Van Der Plas
Michael Van Der Plas is a pilot academy student with rich experience in management at various companies, including "Yoel Geva", the largest private school company in Israel. Michael served as a commander of new recruits in the army, commanding hundreds of soldiers during his service.
Our Advisory board
Dr. Avik Kabessa, Chairman
CEO of Carmel Limousine, serving 360 locations around the world. Chairman of the New York State Livery Workers Compensation Fund. Founder and director in the Livery Roundtable board of directors. a director in Big Apple Greeter's board of directors and holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. His greatest passion is his wife Toshu and their children Guy, Nir, and Gilad, splitting the year living between Israel and New York. Avik’s motto in life is that “While your title provides you the power to lead and your knowledge provides you the ability to lead, it is only your conduct that gives you the right to lead”
Former Minister Yoel Razbozov has rich experience in social and public work. During his 10 years as a member of Knesset (2013-2023), he served, among other things, as Minister of Tourism and Chair of the Aliyah, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs Committee. Before entering politics, he was an Olympic athlete and captain of the Israeli judo team. Yoel holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, with a focus on Finance, from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya.
Ambassador (ret.) Ronny Leshno Yaar
Ambassador (ret.) Leshno-Yaar has had a distinguished diplomatic career in the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He served as Israel's Ambassador to the European Union and NATO from 2016 to 2021, and as the Ambassador to the U.N. in Geneva from 2008 to 2012. In Jerusalem, he held the position of Deputy Director General for U.N. and International Organizations for many years. He is currently a professor of diplomacy at Ben-Gurion University and serves as a consultant for the World Jewish Congress.
Ambassador (ret.) Amos Radian
Amos Radian served for 35 years as an Israeli career diplomat in 4 continents and 15 countries accumulating experience on economic, political and diplomatic affairs. He is fluent in six languages, and holds a Master of Arts in Political Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Amos also led the Israeli humanitarian delegation to Haiti.