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Acknowledgments

Support for young string musicians
Patrick and Lina Foundation, Raya Strauss Ben Dror, The late Isacc Ribatzky Foundation, Anonymous

Grand Piano for the Bar-Ur yan Hall
Gil Shiva, in honor of the 100th birthday of movie star Kirk Douglas; ICA in Israel, in honor of the 90th birthday of Yehiel Admoni; the Wolfson Foundation

Piano for a teaching room
Sara and Uzi (Guter) Davidson, in memory of parents and grandparents of the Guter family

Music and CD ‘s for the Music Libr ary
Yoram Alperin, the late Rina Alexander

Public support, professional assistance and exceptional volunteer ism
⋅ Aki Shavit – for guidance, involvement and partnership in the construction of the Keshet Eilon Campus
⋅ Haim Ben Shahar – for the connection with the Wolfson Foundation’s participation in the purchase of the piano
⋅ Yehuda Zisapel for the loan of qualitative violins to young violinists who participate in Keshet Eilon and the display of bows during the 2017 Summer
Mastercourse.
⋅ Uri Holzman and the Rosenblum-Holzman accountancy firm – for voluntary accountancy service to Keshet Eilon
⋅ Robert Sherman at Radio WQXR, New York – for broadcasting segments from the Gala Mastercourse concert and other Keshet Eilon concerts.
⋅ Menashe and Nirit Tamir and the staff at Eshet Eilon Industries, Ltd. – for their assistance in constructing the acoustic shell
⋅ The managements of Kibbutz Eilon and “Horesh Eilon” – for general assistance and collaboration
⋅ Artists Efrat Galnoor, Sharon Poliakine and Eduard Grigorev – for exhibiting their work in the Bar-Uryan Concert Hall lobby this year.
⋅ Amir Zelcer – for assistance in graphic work
⋅ Varda Bobrow, Yoav Gottesman, Ofra and Benjy Raif – for guidance, curating and mounting exhibitions in the Bar-Uryan Concert Hall during the year and in
the summer Mastercourse over the years
⋅ Matan Beilin – for assistance in computer installation, Internet and communication systems in the Keshet Eilon office
⋅ Raya Strauss Bendror and the Strauss Investment Ltd. team – for assistance, collaboration and support
⋅ The enterprising “Ozrot Hagalil” tourist team founded and supported by Raya Ben Dror, for collaboration and assistance in marketing
⋅ Racheli Idelman, Shoken Publishing – for assistance in publicizing the Summer Mastercourse
⋅ Raya Strauss and Shmuel Bendror, Tsipi and Daniel Mani – for hosting a benefit concert at their private home
⋅ Miri and Itzick Sharir, Beth and Norman Loberant, Tsipi and Daniel Mani, Michal and David Fuhrer – for hosting benefit concerts at their homes in support of
the founding the MMF 2018 in Israel

Additional thanks
The Israel Consulate in New York, and Renee Schreiber, Director of Performing Arts and Music

Assisting in marketing the “Sounds of Keshet Eilon concert series
Yigal Raz, Tirtza Vardi and the contact people in the various sectors of the Galilee

Volunteer faculty at the Keshet Eilon Seminars for Israeli Students
VIOLIN: Itzhak Rashkovsky, Ani Schnarch, Yevgeny Apter, Mila Feldman, Guy Figer, Eyal Kless, Uri Lavie, Gwendolyn Masin, Lena Mazor, Sophia Pikovsky, Roi Shiloach, Svetlana Simanovsky, Irina Svetlova, Chaim Taub, Shlomo Tintpulver.
VIOLA: Tali Kravitz, Marina Ziskind
Masterclasses for piano and violin: Tomer Lev
PIANO : Laura Ahs, Rita Birman, Marina Findel, Tanya Gershoni, Julia Gurvitch, Ariel Halevy, Bill Holsey, Michael Kanner, Eugenia Lakernik, Irina Rozneva, Katia Samson, Irena Zheleznova

Professional support and collaboration
⋅ Moussa and Mohammad Khalaf, Alkendi Music Center, Jatt
⋅ Gidi Habert, Yevgeny Apter, the Rubin Conservatory, Haifa
⋅ Nabeel Abboud Ashkar, Lilach Saad, Sharon Tsayad, the Poliphony Education project, Nazareth
⋅ Tayseer Hadad, Katherine Conservatory, Tarshiha
⋅ Raz Binyamini, Orit Naor, Zvika Zoref, “Musethica”

Ticke t distribution, 2017 Gala Concert
Tzvia Dori, Sara Guter-Davison, Miri Lent-Sharir, Malka Lion, Miriam Romm, Liora Shavit, Karen Shipper, Myra Simon, Naomi Yekutieli, Vikki Schlachet

Support for young string musicians
Dr. Yael Almog, Angelica Berrie, Patrick and Lina Drahi Foundation, Anonymous

Public support, professional assistance and exceptional volunteerism
⋅ Aki Shavit – for guidance, involvement and partnership in the construction of the Keshet Eilon Campus
⋅ Gadi Breier and Roni Oryon-Druker (E&Y) – Organizational Consultancy.
⋅ Yehuda Zisapel – for the loan of qualitative violins to young violinists who participate in Keshet Eilon programs
⋅ Uri Holzman and the Rosenblum-Holzman accountancy firm – for voluntary accountancy service to Keshet Eilon
⋅ Rafi Gamzu and Michele Seguev, Kashtom, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs – for assistance in contacting foreign embassies
⋅ Jonathan Tishby and the Tishby Estate Winery – for providing fine wine for the gala concert in the summer of 2016
⋅ Menashe and Nirit Tamir and the staff at Eshet Eilon Industries, Ltd. – for their assistance in constructing the acoustic shell
⋅ Robert Sherman at Radio WQXR, New York – for broadcasting segments from the Gala Mastercourse concert and other Keshet Eilon concerts
⋅ The managements of Kibbutz Eilon and “Horesh Eilon” – for general assistance and collaboration
⋅ Artists Simcha Shirman, Maya Aton and Efrat Galnoor – for exhibiting their work in the Bar-Uryan Concert Hall lobby this year
⋅ Varda Bobrow, Yoav Gottesman, Ofra and Benjy Raif – for guidance, curating and mounting exhibitions in the Bar-Uryan Concert Hall during the year and in
the summer Mastercourse over the years
⋅ Raya Strauss Bendror and the Strauss Investment Ltd. team – for assistance, collaboration and support
⋅ The “Ozrot Hagalil” enterprising tourist team – for their collaboration and assistance in marketing
⋅ Racheli Idelman, Shoken Publishing – for assistance in publicizing the Summer Mastercourse
⋅ Danny Or-Stav and Rivka Shamir – for assistance in live broadcasting of concerts from the Mastercourse on Kol Hamusica, Israel’s classical music radio station

Additional thanks
⋅ The Israel Consulate in New York, and Renee Schreiber, Director of Performing Arts and Music

Support for the “Sounds of Keshet Eilon” concert series, 2015-2016
⋅ Micha Yinon, Tamir Ben-Tzvi and “Tarbut Le-Yisrael” – for supporting the series and subsidizing the concerts
⋅ Rina Oettinger, Yigal Raz, Tirza Vardi and the contact people in the various sectors of the Galilee – for assisting in marketing the concerts

Volunteer faculty at the Keshet Eilon Seminars for Israeli Students
VIOLIN: Yevgeny Apter, Dan Dery, Mila Feldman, Guy Figer, Uri Lavie, Lena Mazor, Nava Milo, Sophia Pikovsky, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Ani Schnarch, Hagai Shaham, Roi Shiloach, Svetlana Simanovsky, Irina Svetlova, Shlomo Tintpulver, Dalya Yaacov
VIOLA: Lilach Levanon
PIANO: Laura Ahs, Rita Birman, Andy Feldbau, Marina Findel, Tanya Gershoni, Julia Gurvitch, Ariel Halevi, Marina Kaminker Eugenia Lakernik, Sacha Naroditski, Katia Samson, Daniel Seroussi, Naaman Wagner, Irena Zheleznova
Masterclasses: Gal Shahar

Professional support and collaboration
⋅ Moussa and Mohammad Khalaf, Alkendi Conservatorium, Jatt
⋅ Ahmad Samniya, Director, and Misson Hsermi, Shaykh Danun Community Center
⋅ Gidi Habert, Yevgeny Apter, the Rubin Conservatory, Haifa
⋅ Nabeel and Salim Abboud Ashkar and Lilach Saad, the Poliphony Education project, Nazareth
⋅ Efrat Lavry-Zaklad

Ticket distribution, 2016 Gala Concert
Tzvia Dori, Sara Guter-Davison, Miri Lent-Sharir, Malka Lion, Rina Oettinger, Miriam Ron, Liora Shavit, Karen Shipper, Myra Simon, Naomi Yekutieli

Support for young string musicians

Financial support:
Yael Almog-Zackai, Angelica Berrie, The PLFA Trust (Switzerland-Israel), Raya Strauss Bendror

Donations of violins, violas and bows to the Keshet Eilon Instrument Loan Pool over the years:
Edna and the late Yehuda Liftman; Ilana and Alex Liban; Hava and Zephir Harari; Michael and the late Yvonne Silverman; Sally and Avi Tanjir; Marion and Ron Aufseesser and Iris and Benny Meisner; Aviva and Naomi Panush; Department of Legacies for the Benefit of the State, Ministry of Justice, Legacy of Leon Englesberg; Jack Bendror and the Bendror family; Marlis and Benzi Malka

Donations for the repair and restoration of donated instruments:
The Harrari family; the Liftman family; Aviva Panush; the Agar family; the Hasak family

Donation of CD’s to the Music Library
Roni Eshel; Ilon and Dan Bavli; Yardena Bar-Uryan; Dov Yirmiyah; Dalya and Ori Rosenberger

Public support, professional assistance and exceptional volunteerism
Aki Shavit – for guidance, involvement and partnership in building the student dormitories and the cafeteria.
Raquel Ramati – for assistance and professional consultation in the area of construction. Malka and Eitan Evan, Orit Naor, Miriam and Giora Romm, Liora and Aki Shavit and Gil Shiva – for contact with donors.
Yehuda Zisapel – for the loan of qualitative violins to young violinists who participate in Keshet Eilon programs.
Yoram Yisraeli, head of the Matteh Asher Regional Council.
Eyal Raiz – for collaboration regarding the Matteh Asher Music Conservatory and other assistance
Jonathan Tishbi and the Tishbi Estate Winery – for providing fine wine for the Friends of Keshet Eilon Day and the Gala Concert in the summer of 2014.
Carmel Wineries – for providing fine wines at the 2014 Keshet Eilon concert event in New York.
Menashe and Nirit Tamir and the staff at Eshet Eilon Industries, Ltd. – for constructing the acoustic shell.
Arye Yass, director of Kol Hamusica, and Moshe Perlman, for live broadcast of 2014 Mastercourse concert.
Robert Sherman at Radio WQXR, New York – for broadcasting segments from the Gala Mastercourse Concert and other Keshet Eilon concerts.
The managements of Kibbutz Eilon and “Horesh Eilon” (Israel) – for general assistance regarding the construction of the campus and the acoustic shell.
Artists Alex Kramer, Efrat Gal-noor and Ayelet Carmi – for exhibiting their work in the Bar-Uryan Hall lobby.
Varda Bobrow – for consultation, curating and mounting the exhibitions in the Bar-Uryan Concert Hall during the year and the summer Mastercourse.
Israel Or-Sinai – for mounting exhibits in the hall.
Raya Strauss Bendror and the “Galilee Treasures” tourism team – for promoting excellence in the Western Galilee region and collaboration with Keshet Eilon.

Additional thanks
Israel Consulate in New York, and Renee Schreiber, Director of Performing Arts and Music, The Moezinia family, London, for graciously opening their home, as always, to representatives of Keshet Eilon.

Support for the “Sounds of Keshet Eilon” concert series, 2013-2014
“Tarbut Le-Yisrael” – for supporting the series and partial funding of the concerts.
Rina Oettinger; Edna Taf and Odil Peter; Yigal Raz and the contact people in the various sectors of the Galilee – for assisting in marketing the concerts.
The “Lahmi Bakery,” Nahariya – for providing qualitative refreshments for the “Sounds of Keshet Eilon” concert series.

Volunteer faculty at the Keshet Eilon Seminars for Israeli Students
VIOLIN: Yevgeny After, Mila Feldman, Guy Figer, Miriam Fried, Uri Lavie, Lena Mazor, Sofia Pikovsky, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Ani Schnarch, Hagai Shaham, Shlomo Tintpulver, Dalya Yaacov.
VIOLA: Lilach Levanon, Zvi Carmeli.
CELLO: Hillel Zori.
PIANO: Laura Ahs, Rita Birman, Marina Findel, Tania Gershoni, Julia Gurvitch, Ariel Halevi, Marina Kaminker, Eugenia Lakernik, Diana Livshits, Jana Miklin, Naaman Wagner, Irena Zheleznova.

Professional support and collaboration
Noa Eliezer-Shelef, Danny Yaron, Osnat Yechieli, with the Matteh Asher Community Center staff Hed Sela, Director, Uri Dror, Zvi Carmeli, Yoram Kligman, The Jerusalem Music Center Lee Pearlman, Director, America-Israel Cultural Foundation Taiseer Elias – Consultation regarding music education in the Arab sector Mussa and Muhammad Khalaf, Alkendi Conservatory, Jatt Ahmad Samniya, Director, Shaykh Danun Community Center

Hosting Keshet Eilon benefit concerts in homes and other venues in Israel and abroad
Raya Strauss Bendror and Shmuel Bendror
American Friends of Keshet Eilon in New York

Ticket distribution, 2014 Gala Concert
Yona Adir, Sara Guter Davidson, Rochke Furer, Nira Hasak, Ora Holin, Sarka Levy, Malka Lion, Rina Oettinger, Miriam Romm, Miri Lent-Sharir, Leora Shavit, Myra Simon, Naomi Yekutieli