Ravtech Jerusalem

RavTech Jerusalem is a social business established following the success of the RavTech social business in Bnei Brak. This social business model, which integrates ultra-Orthodox men into the labor market, provides its employees with high-tech training in addition to religious studies.
Employees of RavTech, who are Haredi men and family members, can engage in quality work that supports them and their families with respect, while preserving the world of ultra-Orthodox values.

In 2017 RavTech Jerusalem was founded and joined IVN's social business program.

Status: Active

Link to the RavTech website

Mentors

Benny Levin

A pioneer in high-tech in Israel, Benny Levin founded Nice Systems where he served as President of the Company from its inception and as Chairman and CEO from 1998-2001. In the years 2004-2012, Benny served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of dbMotion until its sale.
Today Benny devotes his time to Social and Philanthropic activities.
In addition to his position of Vice Chairman IVN, he serves as the active Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Ben Yakir Youth Village, which assists youth at risk, most of whom are minors of Ethiopian origin, and as Chairman of the Israeli Board of Directors of The Jewish Funders Network and Hakol Hinuch.

Benny also founded JDOCU, a group of philanthropists and photographers documenting Tikkun Olam activities in cooperation with the Joint Distribution Committee

Co-Investors

IVN, the Jewish Federation of San Francisco and the Jewish Federation of Washington

Impact

Number of Employees

  • 2017 – The project joined the program in 2017; data will be updated after several months of activity.

Number of Course Graduates

  • 2017 – The project joined the program in 2017; data will be updated after several months of activity.

Self-generated Income as a % of Total Income:

  • 2017 – The project joined the program in 2017; data will be updated after several months of activity.