Staff Members


Keren Tova - Gomel - Director of "Ruach Dromit" Association.

Founder of the Ruach Dromit Association and serving as CEO since its establishment in 2013. 38 years old, married and the mother of three, a resident of Kibbutz Beit Kama in the northern Negev.

Practicing Holistic Psychotherapy and Healing since 2000.

In the past, she has served as Director of Mentors and Content in the "Essence of Life" organization of Sari Arison.

"I always wanted to do something meaningful relating to expanding the circle of giving, also for those of limited means. One morning, I woke up with a strong sense of mission and came up with the vision of a supportive community with the holistic approach to cancer patients in the Negev. Walking towards fulfilling this vision and no less the wonderful people I get to meet along the way fill me with enormous satisfaction and happiness. I am excited by the speed with which the organization is gathering momentum and the growing number of people whose lives are touched by it, volunteers and patients alike, and i look forward with excitement and hope to continue and expand the activity and vision of the association.

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Sharon Hasson Maman - M.Sc. Director of the Southern Spirit Association

Age 40, married and mother of three. Lives in Moshav Nir Akiva in the northern Negev.

“I have been treating women in the field of pregnancy and childbirth and working as a senior reflexology therapist since 2006. Over the years, along with the treatments, I also fulfilled the role of a mother and wife at home.

I always knew that I wanted to give of myself to others, but felt this desire was not fulfilled, until I reached Ruach Dromit. In the Ruach Dromit Association, my heart expanded!


The place of giving in my life was filled. The activity of the association and its partners fills me with a sense of spreading the love! I’m very pleased to be part of this organization and I’m interested in working to promote and empower the organization's activities”.


Roni Lupasko-Pe'er - Administrative Director and Volunteers Coordinator.


39 years old, married and mother of two, born and raised in Be'er Sheva. Has been volunteering for two years in the Ruach Dromit Association. Served as a prison rehabilitation officer in the Israeli army and worked as a stage manager and theater director at Orna Porat Theater. Also an expert massage therapist.

"I am excited to be part of an organization that contributes to the health and welfare of the residents of the Negev, and  proud to take part in this endeavor."

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Simona Epstein - Soroka Medical Center Volunteers Coordinator.

My name is Simona Epstein, 33, married and mother to Ofir, born in Be'er Sheva.

B.Ed. in Special Education, Certified Trainer with specialization in medical training according to WCC model, Lecturer and Group Facilitator.

"Five years ago I was diagnosed with a rare blood disease, which i recovered from fully.

I came to the role of Volunteers Coordinator with a sense of mission and a desire to be there for the caregivers and the patients, to assist, to cheer up, to help and to do good where I can".



Terry Davis - Born in the United States, immigrated to Israel in 1980, where she established a home with her family in Ashkelon. Has been working in resource development for more than 30 years.

Terry is the Resource Recruiter of "Netzach Israel" community in Ashkelon and has also worked for the traditional movement in the past. In previous years she served as the Director of JIA United Kingdom Fund in the South of Israel, and as the representative of the Friends of the University of Haifa in Ottawa, Canada.

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