The following ITC alums represent what the Israel Tennis & Education Centers is all about... helping Israel’s children become strong, productive and successful adults. ‘Great Achievers’ all! Please enjoy their stories.

Fahoum Fahoum

Columbia University graduate student Fahoum Fahoum understands perhaps better than most the extraordinary impact of the Israel Tennis & Education Centers on the youth of Israel. That is because he not only learned the sport of tennis at the ITEC … Continue reading

Ari Strasberg

Rarely as an adult do you have the good fortune of returning to the one place where much of your youth was spent honing skills in sport and life. It is even more unusual to come back in a significant … Continue reading

Shaul Zoar

“Like a miracle!” That’s how Shaul Zoar, Manager at the ITEC – Kiryat Shmona, describes the arrival of the Israel Tennis & Education Center in his community of Kiryat Shmona. Shaul was a relatively late comer to the ITEC, having … Continue reading

Yoni Erlich

“The Israel Tennis & Education Centers taught me to be a human being… and a pretty fair tennis player, too.” Such self-effacing recollections are what has endeared Grand Slam Champion and ITEC alum Yoni Erlich to the world. Not only … Continue reading

Gil Kovalski

From middle class Israeli child to Principal Scientist of Israel’s world famous technology company GE… not your typical ‘Horatio Alger’ story, but there is nothing typical about ITEC alumnus Gil Kovalski. Growing up in a suburb of Ramat Hasharon, Gil … Continue reading