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Tony Gelbart

Chairman and Co-Founder

Tony Gelbart, a businessman and philanthropist, is Chairman and Co-Founder of Nefesh B’Nefesh, a nonprofit organization established in 2001 to help North American and British Jews make Aliyah.

In addition, he is President and CEO ofOld City Partners LLC, an investment company based in Boca Raton, Florida with business interests in both the U.S. and Israel.

Rabbi Yehoshua Fass

Co-Founder and Executive Director

Rabbi Yehoshua Fass is Co-Founder of Nefesh B’Nefesh and has served as the organization’s Executive Director since 2002. After receiving his rabbinic ordination and degrees in biology and education from Yeshiva University, Rabbi Fass assumed the position of Associate Rabbi of the Boca Raton Synagogue of Florida and served as a member of the Beit Din of the Orthodox Rabbinical Council.