The Heart of Israel Staff is dedicated to the rebuilding of Judea and Samaria and being your connection the Holy Land.
Major (Res. IDF) A.Y. Katsof, Founder and Director
A.Y. Katsof is the Founder and Director of The Heart of Israel.
Racheli Eyal, Chief Operating Officer
Racheli Eyal is the COO of The Heart of Israel.
Born in Haifa to Americans who had just made aliyah, Racheli grew up in an Israeli community. She was part of the Bnei Akiva youth movement and served in the Nachal Brigade in the Israeli Defense Force. With her husband, Nachi, she lived in the Jordan Valley, in Shadmot Mechola, for a few years but then moved to Psagot, where they have lived for the past 27 years. She has 7 children and one grandson. Racheli studied Fashion Design and has an MBA from Ariel University.
Pnina Gabler, International Relations Coordinator
Pnina Gabler is the International Relations Coordinator and the Editor of the Newsletter.
Originally from Florida, Pnina decided to make aliyah to Israel at age 19 and attend Bar Ilan University where she studied Jewish History and Bible Studies. Pnina lives in Kochav Hashachar, a community in the Binyamin Region with her husband, Benji and 4 boys.
Talya Levi, Graphics and Design Editor
Talya Levi is our Graphics and Design Editor.