Tavor Graduates

To mark the completion of six years of the Tavor Leadership Academy, we would like to give back to those who enable us to realize our dream by sharing the success of our programs alumni. We have selected a few anecdotes from interviews with six outstanding graduates of Tavor.

Noy Dagan

Student in the International Government Program at the IDC, Herzliya

I graduated from the 1st year of the Mechina Program, I am 24, and living in Herzliya. I completed my army service as a navy simulator instructor, was a counselor for the 4th cycle of the Tavor Program, and am now studying government at the IDC International Program.

Captain Shir Shamir

– Unit 8200 –
Awarded 2016 Outstanding Military Intelligence Leader

Shir Shamir, aged 24 and raised in the Golan heights, is an alumna of our first graduating class.

Ofer Simcha

– Combat Navigator –
Awarded Exemplary Student of
Piloting Course

Ofer, aged 22, is an alum of Tavor’s 2rd graduating class. He lives in Jerusalem, and is currently employed as a fighter aircraft navigator in the Israeli Air Force.

Eliya Gutman

– Commander at the Chavat
Hashomer Base –
Awarded Outstanding Training Soldier

Eliya Gutman, aged 22, graduated from the 3rd cycle of the Mechina Program. She lives in Givat Yeshayahu, and is a squad commander at the Chavat Hashomer base.

Yoav Kimchi

Deputy Squad Commander in the Nahal Brigade

Yoav Kimchi, is an alum of the 2nd graduating class. He is 23 years old and lives in Tsur Hadassah. Yoav is Deputy Commander of the Nahal Brigade Training Unit.

Oren Partovi

Squad Commander in the
Egoz Unit

My name is Oren Partovi, I’m a graduate of the 3rd year of the Tavor Mechina Program, 22 years old and living in Mevasseret Zion. I am a squad commander in the Egoz Unit.