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The Special Projects Team

The Jerusalem-based Special Projects team works year round to plan and operate Israel’s best charity athletic events. Wheels of Love, Team AdrenALYN, the “Sky’s the Limit”and the Italian boutique ride empower participants to make a real difference in the lives of thousands of children who receive medical treatment at ALYN Hospital.

Chaim Wizman

Chaim Wizman

Director of Special Projects

Chaim is a nationally known endurance runner and has completed over 100 full marathons.

Tal Naveh

Tal Naveh

Operations Director

Tal spends hundreds of hours on his bike planning all the details of Wheels of Love, especially the routes.

Adina Brinn

Adina Brinn

Customer Relations Coordinator

Adina found her beloved dog Sonny during the ride

Tami Poupko

Tami Poupko

Marketing Director

Tami works her best under the influence of chocolate. 

Yarden Frankl

Yarden Frankl

Strategic Communications

Yarden biked non-stop from the Hermon to Neve Daniel as a fund-raiser for cancer treatment.

Alayne Hamami

Alayne Hamami

Donor Coordinator

Alayne has 3 dogs, 2 cats, and 3 turtles and loves all animals.

Daphna Refaeli

Daphna Refaeli

Logistics Assistant

Daphna Refaeli is not related to Bar

Erez Cohen

Erez Cohen

Challenge Ride Director

Erez is a former Israeli triathlon champion and professional cycling and running coach. 

Yechiel Fishman

Yechiel Fishman

Police Liaison

Yechiel participated in ALYN’s sky-diving event with 3 of his 6 kids

American Friends of ALYN

American Friends of ALYN

The New York-based American Friends of ALYN is the American and Canadian partner of ALYN Hospital

Cathy Lanyard

Cathy Lanyard

Executive Director, American Friends of ALYN

I have excellent attendance – 18 out of 19 rides. Gets better every year!

Maayan Aviv

Maayan Aviv

Deputy Director, American Friends of ALYN

I love leaving all the ride data in NY and sharing the experience with everyone