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MAGEN educates communities about how to prevent and respond to abuse

MAGEN works on behalf of victims at all stages of navigation of the legal system

MAGEN provides a safe address for victims of abuse and their families where they can obtain the practical and compassionate help they deserve


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Hillel Abrahams
Chairman of the Board
Hillel Abrahams is the Founder and CEO of Hillel Real Estate & Investments. He chairs Magen’s board and is involved in overseeing the work and charting the course of the organization. In addition, Hillel is also a board member of Hatzala Bet Shemesh and deals with the administrative role, managing the day to day finances. He had started volunteering for Magen David Adom and Hatzala EMT over 11 years ago. Hillel lives in Bet Shemesh with his family.
Miriam Friedman, MSW
Executive Director
Miriam Friedman has a Master’s in Social Work from Yeshiva University and certification as a trauma therapist from the Israel Institute for the Treatment of Psychotrauma. She is among the founders of Magen, and is passionate about fighting sexual abuse in the Jewish community. She maintains a private therapy practice in Ramat Bet Shemesh, where she lives with her husband and four children.
Ruty Meiri, MSW
Head of Social Services
Ruty’s Masters is from Hebrew University. She has worked as a social worker in the Revacha with 25 years experience in the field, working with trauma casualties, sexual and violent abuse.
Shana Aaronson
Social Services Coordinator & Anglo Community Liaison
Shana is the social service coordinator at Magen, working primarily with our Anglo clients. Shana also runs Magens project Shomreini – Seminary Safety Program. Shana has been working in the social service and mental health field for the past 7 years. Shana lives with her husband and three children in RBS.


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