Professional Staff

David London, Executive Director

Carole Kremer, Director of Operations

Elayna Weisel, Director of Development

Israela Friedgut, Director of Finance



Orly Heiblum, AACI Projects Coordinator

Yanina Musnikow, Counselor,
Tel Aviv, Beersheva/South & Haifa/North

Sheila Bauman, Counselor, Jlm

Michelle Rosenberg, Office Administrator 

Board of Directors 

Marvin Stenge – President

Marvin was born in Montreal; both his late parents were holocaust survivors which gave him the early impetus to want to live in Israel. His other strong influence came after spending six months on Kibbutz as a volunteer during the Yom Kippur War followed by an additional year on the same Kibbutz one year later. Marvin has five children and many grandchildren, all of whom live in Israel. Marvin recently retired from a long career in real estate development and management. Marvin is very excited to be part of the new AACI as he very much wants to contribute in any way he can to the welfare of the State of Israel and its citizens.

Yehoshua Looks – Treasurer

After twenty years of senior management business experience in the United States, Yehosua, his wife Debbie, an their three children, made aliyah in 1996. Since arriving in Israel, he has devoted his energies to working with non-profit organization, helping them realize their potential through application of fundamental management principles. Since 2013, he has been COO of Ayeka. He also loves teaching, writing, and after a 50 year absence, he has resumed an earlier passion acting. Yehoshua an Debbie, along with their ad0pted Jerusalem street cat, live in the Rehavia neighborhood of Jerusalem. For many years, he was a regular contributor to the HaAretz Rabbis’ Round Table. In addition to the AACI Board of Directors, he is also a Board member of Chuppot.

Alan Green – Secretary

Alan Green made aliya with his wife Sharon from New York in 1980 and live in Rosh Tzurim. Alan is retired from the Jewish Agency for Israel. He and Sharon have 5 children and 9 grandchildren. 

Miriam Barth – Board Member

Miriam made aliyah from Detroit in 2014 and lives in Jerusalem.
Her professional experience is working in the non-profit fields.

Lesley Kaplan – Member at Large

Lesley made Aliyah from South Africa in 1990 and resides in Jerusalem. On the personal front, she is a proud daughter, sister, wife, Ima and young savta.  Professionally, Lesley is the Founder & CEO of “L.A.K. Creations & Consulting” and “Build your Biz with Lesley Kaplan”. Her passion (besides singing & swimming) is to advance and assist others in reaching their full potential.  


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