Meet the Team

BA National Committee

This is a committee responsible for the overall running of the Bnei Akiva South Africa Movement. This committee is made up of the following members: 

National Chair: Saul Joseph

Vice National Chair: Lauren Gruzd

National Treasurer: Eitan Chipkin 

Rosh Machaneh: Josh Pimstein

Rabbi of Bnei: Rabbi Daniel Kaplan

Rosh Johannesburg: Danielle Ogus

Rosh Cape Town: Leah Hepple

Rosh Israel Programmes: Raphi Selikson

Committee Member: Dean Chaitowitz

Committee Member: Shani Harton-Hottinsky

Committee Member: Ben Swartz

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Johannesburg Mazkirut

This is a committee responsible for the running of Johannesburg. All JHB events and programmes are co-ordinated and run by these members:

Rosh Johannesburg: Danielle Ogus

Sgan Johannesburg: Samara Jay

JHB Treasurer: Aaron Kahanovitz

JHB Events: Sara Barnes

JHB Rosh Glenhazel: Ethan Lewus and Kayla Sifris

JHB Rosh Logistics: Jake Kahanovitz

Rosh Ktan Tanim: Tali Atie

Rosh Gurim: Akiva Fox

Rosh Roim: Sara Joselowsky

Rosh Moledet: Ricky Sarakinsky

Rosh Reim: Dean Chaitowitz

Rosh Kaveh: Shai Segal

Mazkirut Member: Josh Pimstein

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Cape Town Mazkirut

This is a committee responsible for the running of Johannesburg. All CPT events and programmes are co-ordinated and run by these members:

Rosh Cape Town: Leah Hepple

Sgan Cape Town: Eden Lipshitz

Shlichim: Shlomo and Maytal Goldberg

Rosh Chinuch:  Lexi Sank

Rosh Chessed: Yael Robins Kallmann

Rosh Media: Jess Conne

Rosh Chaggim: Liam Amsdorff

Machaneh Team

The Machaneh Team are the people responsible for putting together and running Bnei Akiva’s Famous 3 week Summer Camp in December! Machaneh for over 1000 people is run by this team:

The Machaneh Team will be announced later this year!

 

BA Office and Admin

These people are responsible for the day-to-day running of the movement. They are the people you interact with when calling or emails one of the Bnei Akiva Office’s. 

JHB Office Secretary: Coty Suiza

CPT Secretary: Elisheva Jubiler

BA Foundation: Kerry-Lee Topol

BA Admin: Benny Ndlovu

BA Accounts: Ingrid Vermaas

Additional Team

These people are not on a committee but are an essential part of Bnei Akiva South Africa. 

Rosh Hadracha: Ben Swartz

Rosh Winter Camp: To be announced

CPT Shlichim: Shlomo and Maytal Goldberg

Bnei Akiva Foundation: Rafi Bricker, Kevin Utian, Dani Kaplan, Chanan Emdin

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