Our Staff

Camp Senior Staff

Head of Camp, Girls
Vered Ganan

Vered holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Certificate in Life Sciences from Bar Ilan University. She is a certified behavior analyst and a communication coordinator and teacher of science at the Ulpana Orot Modiin for the past 21 years.  Vered was sent on behalf of the Israel Defense Forces and the Agency to Oslo, Norway and Cleveland, USA. A proud mom of seven, Vered lives with her husband Chanoch and family in Nof Ayalon.

Educational Director, Boys Camp
Meir Vonhotzer

Meir Vonhotzer is an attorney with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in law and a master’s degree in Jewish History. Since 2007 he has been involved in informal educational programs with Jewish youth in the Diaspora. Meir has been a shaliach in Europe several times through Bnei Akiva Olamit and the Jewish Agency. He is responsible for the World Diaspora Chidon Hatanach. Meir served as the Assistant Head of Boys’ campus for several years and became Head of Boys’ campus in 2021. He lives in Gush Etzion with his wife.

Assistant Head of Camp, Girls
Tsofiya Maoz

Tsofiya Maoz has a bachelor’s degree and teaching certification in general and special education. For the past two years, she has been the mechanechet of the special education class in Ulpanat Orot in Modiin. She has been a shlicha to Sweden through Bnei Akiva Olamit, the Jewish Agency, and the World Zionist Organization. Tsofiya began as Assistant Head of Girls’ campus in 2021. She is married to Dvir and the mother of two. They live in Modiin.

Director of Logistics, Boys Camp
Kobi Ziat

Kobi Ziat has a Masters Degree in Educational Administration. He has worked for over ten years at OU Israel with youth in informal education. Kobi is the Director of the southern and central Youth Centers of the OU and is responsible for all trips and outside activities of the organization. He joined the Camp Dror administration in 2021. Kobi lives in the Shomron with his wife and four children.

Head of Leadership
Eitan and Rivka Lichtman

Eitan teaches computer skills at elementary schools in the Beit Shemesh area, and is completing his M.A. in computer science. Rivka is completing her B.A in Tanach and Educationat Bar Ilan University. They are youth directors at BMTL shul in Beit Shemesh and live there with their daughter, Halleli Rina.