Judith Yovel Recanati – Business & Philanthropy leader, co-Founder and Chairperson of NATAL (Israel Trauma and Resiliency Center)

Judith Yovel Recanati is the Co-Founder and Chairperson of NATAL – Israel Trauma and Resiliency Center, where she has been actively involved since its establishment in 1998. Together with her late husband and three daughters, she established the Gandyr Foundation in 2004, which aims to strengthen Israeli society with special emphasis on young adults and youth movements.

She is also founder of Shitufim – Strategies for Social Impact, whose mission is to encourage a more active civil society and philanthropic culture in Israel. Yovel  Recanati is an active member of the Committed to Give initiative (CTG), a social entrepreneurial group which promotes Israeli philanthropy. In addition, she serves on the boards of several organizations that work to advance civil society. Yovel Recanati is the mother of three daughters and a grandmother of eight.