About

Vision:

Shalom Corps was founded in 2020 as a global Jewish volunteer movement, dedicated to meaningful service and social responsibility as an expression of Jewish values and love of humanity.

Mission:

Shalom Corps’ mission is to empower a global Jewish volunteer network involved in meaningful and significant volunteerism that engages participants in Jewish service-learning experiences.
Shalom Corps believes that authentic, needs-driven service can have a transformative impact on vulnerable populations around the world, and on young Jews looking to make a difference.

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Shalom Corps Logic Model – A Global Movement of Jewish Volunteers

Leadership

Alon Beer

CEO

Alon has extensive professional experience in both the third sector and the private sector. At the beginning of his professional career, Alon worked at the “Peres Center for Peace”, where he managed projects, developed resources and established and managed one of the largest departments in the fields of education, culture, sports, local government and more and was exposed to the involvement of international parties in the development activities in the Palestinian Authority in particular and the in Middle East in general. In the upcoming years, Alon dealt with business development and raising investments of millions of shekels, mainly directed the field of renewable energy and technologies. Alon was responsible for bringing the German public company “Solar Millennium” to Israel and serving as CEO in Israel for six years. In the recent years, Alon served as the Director General of Society for international Development- SID Israel, the umbrella organization of 1,000 Israeli civil society organizations, private companies, government ministries, consultants, academic circles, and more dealing with international development and humanitarian aid. In his term as the DG, Alon led political advocacy work with decision makers, created close collaboration with key government agencies and strategic partnerships with leading institutions and organizations, as well as developed strategy formulation of educational and capacity building programs for the Israeli ecosystem.

Avraham Schurder

Chief Financial Officer

For 30 years Avraham has led companies to success. As a senior audit partner at KPMG, he assisted clients in transforming their financial results to business and managerial aids. Avraham has become a mentor to a wide variety of small and large organizations, private and governmental, local and international (from all sizes). Avraham loves working with people and never wants anyone to leave the room without a smile on their face. He joins Shalom Corps because he feels he’s spent most of his professional life helping businesses and industrial clients. But with Shalom Corps, he now has the opportunity to serve the Jewish people, which he says provides much more satisfaction. He also says he loves working with a great team.

Sharona Shir

Program Director

Sharona Shir is responsible for executing all programs at Shalom Corps excluding North America, including the ongoing daily contact and guidance with our partners in Israel and around the world. Sharona Shir previously worked as a Project Manager at the Education Department at the WZO, Marketing B2G at Habima National Theatre, and worked as a Project Manager for several Nonprofits that are focused on informal education. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the Open University of Israel and her Master’s degree in History of American Jewish Studies from the Ruderman Program at Haifa University. Sharona Shir lives in Tel-Aviv.

Daniel Tamir

Director of International Relations and Partnerships

Director of International Relations and Partnerships.

Shira Gilad

Economist

Economist