Ofir Teva

Director of Recruitment

Ofir was born in Israel and moved to Toronto with his family at an early age. Upon completing his undergraduate degree in Psychology at York University (Toronto, Ontario), Ofir decided to reacquaint himself with family, friends, and the people of Israel by embarking on a personal journey back to Israel. Since his first participation with Taglit-Birthright Israel in 2003, Ofir has staffed multiple North American trips and in 2007, Ofir made the decision to join the Community Involvement program. After completing the 5 month volunteering service, he chose to stay in Israel and join the Israel Way team. He has served in the Israel Defense Forces in the Education & Youth Corps and has since made Aliyah. Ofir currently lives in Tel Aviv.

Einav Nof-Agam

Director of Programs

Einav was born in the southern city Be’er Sheva to Argentinian parents, who made Aliyah with their parents as teenage kids. Since the age of three she traveled around the world due to her fathers job, and found herself in places such as Spain, Singapore and Italy. In all those places Einav felt her strong connection with the Jewish community, and was very involved. In 1998, her family shipped overseas once again, although this time, she couldn’t join them, since she felt her duty towards the IDF was much stronger and served as a travel instructor throughout Israel, guiding soldiers from all different troops around Israel. In 2010 she got her BA degree in Communications and Management and in 2012 she got her MA degree in Organization Development. She is Married to Avshalom (her high school sweetheart) and is a mother to a beautiful boy named Ofir and two daughters named Tamar & Gili.

Eugene Praisman

Director of the Russian Department

Eugene made Aliyah to Israel in 1990 after he graduated high school. Eugene earned his first degree in Haifa University with a major in history and archeology. During his studies he took part in excavations in Caesarea. After completing 3 years of service in the IDF, he worked as a tour guide, educator and researcher. In 2004, he became the emissary to Kiev for the Jewish Agency. Eugene worked in informal education, strengthened Jewish identity, organized summer camps, birthright programs, educational tours to Poland and seminars in Israel. After returning from Kiev, Eugene completed his second degree in management and headed a department of an educational travel company, a subsidiary of the Jewish Agency. He is married to a wonderful woman, Assia. The beautiful couple has two children, Emily and Tomer. As a hobby, Eugene has been for almost ten years developing and copywriting his own website for tourism and historical sites in Israel.

Nate Fish

National Director of the Israel Association of Baseball

Nate Fish is the National Director of the Israel Association of Baseball. Fish oversees all aspects of the baseball program in Israel and plays for and coaches the Senior National Team. In 2012, Fish played for Israel in the World Baseball Classic. Previously, he played international pro baseball in Germany (2008) and Israel (2007). Fish is from Shaker Heights, Ohio and played college baseball at the University of Cincinnati. He has over 10 years of coaching and sports administrating experience as former coach of the United States Junior National Team for the Maccabi Games and co-founder and manager of the Yokville Baseball Academy in New York City.