The Ashkelon Foundation places a strong emphasis assisting local non for profits and city wide activities, the Foundation interacts with many different groups consisting of: project participants, employees, volunteers, donors, municipal entities, the community and the dear Ashkelon Foundation friends.


Chairman of the Board of Director- Mr. Eli Dayan

The city of Ashkelon is located in the south of the country on I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Ashkelon Foundation and the management for a job well done. Established in 1989, the Foundation has set for itself several prime targets, including the creation of employment resources and the advancement of education, culture, health, absorption and welfare services. Among the Foundation's many projects is the establishment of educational, cultural and healthcare institutions in cooperation with the municipality.

I write to you as a dear friend, I am the former mayor of Ashkelon (1978-1991), and a former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (Minister of Parliament 1988-1996). I invite you to visit our city of Ashkelon, meet with me and our current Mayor, Mr. Benny Vaknin, and form a new friendship.

Staff & Board Members:

The Ashkelon Foundation consists of town leaders that are operating for the community voluntarily since its foundation. Members of the board, have a business background, in management, logistics and finance and give from their will serious assistance to the ongoing processes and development of the Foundation, fundraising activities operated.

Our staff members give on a day to day basis their support, assistance and service to the community members.

Board of Directors- Members:

  • Mr. Eli Dayan- Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Mr. Amir Dayan- CPA- Heads Finance Committee
  • Mr. Benny Henner
  • Mr. Amos David
  • Mr. Elimelech Mamo

Legal Counselor: Yaakov Biton, Adv

Auditor: Yaniv Golan, CPA

Accounting Firm: Maurice Cohen & Assoc. (CPA)


Office Coordinator: Mrs. Soniya Tzaban

Financial Manager: Mrs. Bruria Schwartz

Operating Manager & Overseas Relations; Mrs. Liat Hirsch-Mashraki

Consultant: Marketing & Donor Relations: Mr. Seth Davis

Friends of AshKelon Foundation Committee

Eli Dayan

Benny Henner

Amir Dayan

Ziv Miller

Elimelech Mamo

Amos David

Margalit Shachar

Amram Malul

Nitza Shitrit

Ilanit Chachimi

Ilana Ganon

Marty Davis

Avi Noreny

David Zwebber

Margalit Elezra

Itzik Harush

CPA Ben Avital

Shachar Buzaglo

Yafik Zarka

Elazar Friedman