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Management

Tali Halaf

Executive Director

Naomi Liberman

VP of External Affairs

Shlomit Herz

CFO and VP of Operations

 

Yair Medallion

VP of Development

Stacey Yehoshua

Chief Psychologist

Ronit Adler

 Director of Foster Care

Tali Gefen

Director of Therapeutic Family Group Homes

Ilanit Cohen

Director of Graduates Program

Michael Tausky

 Director of Information Systems

Keren Haroush

 Director of Human Resources

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Tali Halaf
CEO

Tali, a social worker - psychotherapist, has served as Orr Shalom’s
CEO since August 2017. Tali has been with Orr Shalom since
2004, having served in several managerial positions, including Director
of Foster Care and Vice President.

Tali is the senior organizational authority for Orr Shalom’s
professional and supervisory work throughout the different
organization frameworks, with responsibility for pooling and
integrating knowledge and resources.
Tali holds a Master's degree in Clinical Social Work from Bar Ilan
University and she is a graduate of psychotherapy from the Megid
Institute of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, with a
specialization in children and youth.

Naomi Liberman

VP, External Affairs

Naomi began her current position at Orr Shalom in October 2016,
bringing wide-ranging experience in resource development.

Prior to her current position, Naomi was the Executive Director for
US Partnerships at the Rashi Foundation. There she led the expansion
of Rashi Foundation's partner’s base, significantly increased partnership
revenues, as well as recruited and cultivated high net worth partners
throughout North America.

Before joining Rashi, Naomi returned to Israel after 16 years in
the US during which time she established and headed Haifa University
American Society’s Western regional office. Prior to that,
Naomi was part of the West Coast office of the Jewish Agency for Israel,
where she managed relations between Jewish Federations
and donors, focusing on Israeli and Russian donors in the US.
Naomi comes to nonprofit world from the business world,
she worked for many years as a marketing consultant to many
of the world largest airlines.

Naomi received her law degree from the College of
Management Academic Studies in Israel, and she is
a member of the Israeli Bar Association. She holds an
MBA from NYU, and served in an elite intelligence unit of the IDF (8200).

Shlomit Herz
VP/CFO

Shlomit began her work at Orr Shalom in September, 2017
and brings with her extensive experience in management and
finance from positions in business and social organizations
including close to 15 years in the banking system. For the past
decade, Shlomit has specialized in social organizations
and served as CFO in several organizations.

Shlomit is also a group facilitator, having completed
positive psychology training and mentors managers and
volunteers in various organizations.

She holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the Hebrew
University of Jerusalem, and an MBA with a specialization in
Finance from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.

Yair Medallion
VP, Development

Yair serves as Vice President of Development for Orr Shalom.
In this role, Yair is responsible for developing innovative programs
and solutions in the organization, building collaboration with other
organizations and within Orr Shalom in the areas of research,
evaluation and measurement.

In his previous position at Orr Shalom, Yair established and directed
the field of alumni and adolescents, which gives a significant response
to the needs of the organization's graduates and prepares the
adolescents for the conclusion of placement in formal frameworks
and their transition into independent living. Yair currently
chairs the Young Adult’s Forum, which includes more than
20 organizations operating in the field of youth at risk.

Yair came to Orr Shalom following various management and
treatment positions in social organizations, including running a
national program at Appleseeds Academy, prior to which he
worked in Youth Protection Services as Director of Emergency
Accommodations for youth and at the Elem organization.

Yair holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Tel Aviv University,
and a Master's Degree in Organizational Consulting from
Bar Ilan University.

Stacey Yehoshua
Chief Psychologist

Stacey is a member of Orr Shalom’s Senior Management.
She is an expert Clinical Psychologist and Certified Counselor
who has a private practice and specializes in at-risk children
with emotional damage, treatment of victims of sexual assault,
and the treatment of people suffering from borderline personality
disorder as well as other fields.

Stacey directs a team of sixteen clinical psychology interns,
five clinical psychologists specialists, eight senior clinical
psychologists/mentors and two art therapists.

Ronit Adler
Director of Foster Care

Ronit, a social worker for 25 years, is a certified therapist for children,
couples and families. She has a rich background in working with parents,
children and teens at risk.

She has been involved with foster care for the past 18 years
in various rolls such as: a foster supervisor, a cluster manager,
and branch manager. In September 2014, Ronit became
Director of foster care services in the Orr Shalom Center.

Over the years, Ronit coordinated significant areas for Orr Shalom's
foster care services, including training courses for foster families,
placement and testing, student supervision and more.

Ronit is committed to the vision of finding a permanent home
for at-risk children, providing them with high-quality
services and appropriate and professional responses at all times.

Tali Gefen
Director of Therapeutic Family Group Homes

Tali, a social worker of 22 years, has a master's degree in social work.
Tali began working in Orr Shalom in 2000 as a social worker in a
Therapeutic Family Group Home for girls at-risk and then as the cluster
director for Mevassaret Zion and Holon. In 2014, Tali was
appointed director of the Therapeutic Family Group Homes program.

She has become specialized in caring for children and youth at-risk,
treating victims of trauma and sexual trauma.

Tali is committed to developing the community care family
model and believes that it is the best out-of-home placement
solution for children and youth removed from their homes.
This solution provides children with a practical model of family
and prepares them for family and community life in adulthood.

Ilanit Cohen
Director, Graduates Program

Ilanit began working at Orr Shalom in December 2014,
after 14 years of experience in various management positions
working with at-risk populations, and focusing on girls,
victims of sexual assault.

At Or Shalom Ilanit was a graduate coordinator in the graduate
program and directed the Jerusalem and the southern regions of
the organization's program for adolescents and graduates.

In June 2019, she was appointed as the Director of the Graduates
Program at the organization and is continuing to develop and
expand the program which now includes 12 apartments for
young people across the country.

Michael Tausky
Director of Information Systems

Michael has been working at Or Shalom since 2016
Before joining Orr Shalom, Michael held management and
staff positions in various branches of industry for over 30 years.
He has a BA in Management and Economics and a Masters
in Performance Research, both from Tel Aviv University.

Keren Haroush
Director of Human Resources

Keren began working at Or Shalom in July 2015 as a
Human Resources Coordinator, after completing her
Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a
specialization in Human Resources. In May 2017,
Keren assumed the position of Director of Human Resources

Become Group Home Parents:
If being parents in a Family Group Home for children at risk sounds challenging and meaningful.
If you are prepared to give and contain.
If you want to be part of this meaningful work, please send your CV to Tali Gefen talig2@orr-shalom.co.il