Nahum (Neil) Eisenstadt came in to Israel in 1981 after completing a BS degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Miami, Florida. He completed the World Union of Jewish Students (WUJS) program and served his obligatory military service in Israel during Operation Peace in Galilee. Neil worked for Israel Aircraft Industries as a structural engineer. In 1986 he began a career in tourism with an Israeli company as guide in Sinai and a representative for the company in Cairo, Egypt. Neil completed Israel’s tour guide certification in 1988 and has worked as tour guide and tour operator since 1989. In addition to tour guiding, Neil also is licensed SCUBA instructor and a volunteer with the Israel Police and serves in the IDF reserves as a medic in a paratroop batallion. He is owner and operator of Interactive Tours,LTD since 1999.
Susan Horwitz made Aliya in 1997 and lives in Tel Aviv. From 2000 - 2005, in addition to her responsibilities to JNF-USA as the Israel Representative, she was and continues to administratively manage the CAARI (Canadian American Active Retirees in Israel) program. Prior to coming to Israel, Susan was a communications executive for Eastern Enterprises largest subsidiary, Boston Gas Company. In that capacity, she was responsible for all public communications, government and community relations, advertising and marketing support. Born in Pittsburgh, PA Susan graduated from Kent State University, OH with a BS degree in culinary arts, earned masters degrees in education from Suffolk University and executive MBA degree from Northeastern University, Boston, MA.