Case Study Presentations are stories told by entrepreneurs that relate the topic of the current phase to their experiences starting their companies. Throughout the course of the Fellowship, Fellows meet with at least 6 different case study presenters.
Sample meetings of the first case study “Determining my vision”
The Tribe12 Fellows met with Linda and Jeffrey Gloss, founders of the Temple Institute for Social Innovation. Jeffrey Gloss has established a national and international reputation as a pioneer in business, philanthropy and social innovation. For over 30 years, Mr. Gloss has supported, led and/or founded several for-profit, nonprofit and charitable ventures. Linda Gloss, born and raised in Philadelphia, is recognized both locally and internationally as a highly accomplished and successful businesswoman, leader and humanitarian.
Fellows met with Amichai Lau Lavie, founding director of StorahTelling, described as ‘one of the most interesting thinkers in the Jewish world’ by the NY Jewish Week. His theatrical experience as a writer and performer includes the Theatre Company Jerusalem, The Acco Theatre Group in Israel and the Avodah Dance Ensemble in the United States.
Fellows met with Ed Case, CEO of Interfaith Family.com. Ed graduated from Yale in 1972 and from Harvard Law School in 1975. He practiced law for 22 years and was chairman of the business litigation department of Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault and served on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of Greater Boston Legal Services. In 1999 Case graduated from the Heller-Hornstein Program at Brandeis University with a Master’s in Jewish Communal Service and a Master’s in Management.
Fellows met with Eliezer Yaari. Eliezer is the New Israel Fund’s Director in Israel. Following the 1967 war, he joined the Israeli Air Force, where he served as a combat pilot. He then joined the staff of the Israel Broadcasting Authority and in 1992 became director of Programs. Yaari studied Public Administration as a Wexner Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Fellows met with Oren Magnezy, Chairman and Founder of Laurus Consulting Group, who served on Ariel Sharon’s immediate staff and in the 29th, 30th and 31st Israeli governments, under Prime Ministers Ariel Sharon and Ehud Olmert. During his tenure at the Prime Minister’s Office, Magnezy was highly involved in forming and implementing national projects such as the Disengagement Plan from Gaza and in other major social and economical reforms.