David MorrisChairman and Founder
David is the visionary founder of Lema'an Achai and of the organization's innovative 'Smart Chesed' approach to poverty relief.He has served as volunteer Chairman of the Board since the inception of the organization in 2000.David also founded the non-profit organizations Yad LeYedid in 1989, which aids impoverished families in Jerusalem, and Magen in 2010, a child protection organization. He is CEO of Scitronix, a high-tech business.David and his family have lived in Ramat Beit Shemesh since 1999.David is originally from the UK and made Aliya to Jerusalem in 1987.
Zvi joined our board in 2008, and previously served on the Beit Shemesh City Council from 2006-2008. He holds a master's degree (NYU-Poly) in business management entrepreneurship and bachelor's degree (Bar Ilan University) in political science and economics. Zvi founded Shimshon Hi-Tech as the Beit Shemesh Hi-Tech Forum in 1999. Zvi is an experienced entrepreneur and businessman. From 2005-2009 Zvi served as the COO of iSkoot (sold to Qualcomm in 2010) and from 1999-2005 in senior positions in other Hi-Tech and technology based companies. From 1988-1999 Zvi served in sales and marketing positions in the food and FMCG industry. Zvi and his wife Linda have been residents of Beit Shemesh since 1995.
Mitch RichBoard MemberMitch made aliyah from New Jersey to Ramat Beit Shemesh in 2009 and currently lives in the Ramat Shilo neighborhood with his wife Tova and four children. Mitch manages real estate technology solutions delivery for US real estate companies. Prior to making aliyah, Mitch also spent time as a Chesed Activities Coordinator at Kushner Yeshiva High School. Mitch was attracted to Lema'an Achai due to the concept of Smart Chesed and the ability to give in a unique way with such a strong impact. In addition to serving on the board, ... Show More
Eytan Yehuda DzikowskiBoard Member
Rabbi Eytan Yehuda Dzikowski, brings a perfect blend of Torah and business acumen. Hailing from Strasbourg, France where he received his Baccalaureate and graduated with honors, he then continued his Talmudic studies at Gateshead Yeshiva in the United Kingdom under the direction of Rabbi Gerwitz, shlita. His business training in Touro College in Manhattan has assisted him in his career as a entrepreneur. When he’s not managing his several businesses, Rabbi Dzikowski sits on the board of directors of Kehillas Shivtei Yeshurun, Lema'an Achai, as well as Hatzala Beit Shemesh for which he volunteers as its CEO, Emergency Medical Technician and Emergency Hot Line Dispatcher.
Alan WedcliffeBoard Member
Alan has a rich and varied background. Born and educated in South Africa, Alan is a lawyer by training and worked as one, as well as a Law Professor, for decades. Upon making Aliyah in 2008, Alan has shared his vast experience with numerous not profit organizations in Israel.