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Daphna Refaeli

Contact Details

Office: +972-2-620-9012


 Director, Limmud program

Daphna is the Director of the Limmud gap-year program at World Bnei Akiva, where she oversees the co-ed, experiential 9-month study and Israel immersion program for students from the Southern Hemisphere.

Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Daphna made aliyah to Israel in 2005 and has been involved in Bnei Akiva both in the United States and in Israel as a chanicha and a madricha. She spent a year at Midreshet Nishmat and holds a degree in Logistics Economics and Management from Bar Ilan University.

Daphna's professional background includes working as the Operations and Logistics Manager in the Special Projects Department at ALYN Hospital in Kiryat Yuval. Prior to that, she was the program coordinator of Camp Amichai and a madricha for one of our gap year programs in 2013-2014. She has also served as a discussion moderator at World Bnei Akiva's Veida Conference.

Today, Daphna lives in Har Hamad in Kedumim with her husband and three children.

She speaks both English and Hebrew.

Daphna has been part of the World Bnei Akiva family in various roles since 2013 and assumed her current position as program director of Limmud in 2021.

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