Archive: Founder Podcast

dina kraft

Veteran Reporter – Dina Kraft

Dina Kraft has been capturing stories from Israel for more than 20 years as a correspondent for Haaretz and The Christian Science Monitor. The veteran reporter is also the founder of “The Branch,” a monthly podcast where she meets pairs of Jews and Arabs working together in different realms throughout Israel. Formerly with The Associated Press, Dina has reported from hot spots in Africa, Pakistan, Jordan, Tunisia, Russia and Ukraine, and is a regular contributor to The New York Times.

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Nicki Forman

Yoga Star – Nicki Forman

Born in South Africa, Nicki Forman was a lawyer before turning her attention and her heart to yoga. She spent the next twenty years searching for the right yoga philosophy, schlepping her young family around the world from one ashram to another. It was on one fateful trek in India that Nicki had an out-of-body experience where she fell into her own teachings that led her to found Aruna Yoga and inspire people across Israel and the world.

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Miriam Cabessa

Performance Artist – Miriam Cabessa

Miriam Cabessa is one of Israel’s most iconic contemporary artists, who uses unconventional tools, including hey body, to create large-scale paintings. She talks about her obsession with painting, finding spirituality and her renewed passion for Israel.

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daniel shinar

Investor & Author – Daniel Shinar

Daniel Shinar has invested over $100 million into Israeli technology companies for Access Industries, the investment vehicle of the world’s 27th wealthiest person. Daniel is also the best-selling author of cyber espionage novel “Red Skies” based on his previous life as an IDF intelligence analyst.

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Eytan Levit

Mixtiles Founder – Eytan Levit

Eytan Levit co-founded Mixtiles with a mission to become the standard way for people to mount photos on walls. Eytan has taken that astonishingly simple concept to grow a business generating tens of millions of dollars and employing talent all over the world. Eytan is known and loved throughout Israel for mentoring founders with lessons learned from his past failures and ultimate success.

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Reem Younis

Serial Entrepreneur – Reem Younis

Co-founder of construction tech company Alpha CAD and medical device company, Alpha Omega, Reem Younis is a role model for Israeli Arab entrepreneurial success in Israel. Reem tells an unlikely story of leaving her village in Nazareth and meeting the love of her life, and cofounder, at The Technion. Reem now works to support other young Arab Israelis to follow in her footsteps.

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