Dani Elazar joined Hand in Hand as CEO on January 1, 2018. He had been working in the Hartman Institute since 2008, and his last position was Vice President of Israel Programs. Before then, Dani served as the Director of Yachad-Modi’in, an organization that advances shared education and communal living for families from a range of different Jewish lifestyles. This NGO established a pluralistic and inclusive educational and community framework. Prior to his career in social organizations, Dani was the treasurer and finance director of Alvarion Technologies where he played a key role in its growth from a start-up company to a publicly traded NASDAQ entity. He holds a B.A. in economics and management from Bar Ilan University, and is a graduate of the Mandel School for Educational Leadership and the Maoz Leadership Program. Dani lives with his family in Modi’in, in central Israel.