Ronny Douek, a businessman, devotes much of his time to social causes and philanthropy. Ronny is the founder and chairman of Sheatufim, established in 2006 together with the JFNA, the Rashi Foundation and the Gandyr Foundation and the also the founder and CEO of Zionism 2000, a grassroots movement that develops social responsibility among citizens and businesses in Israel.
In 1998, Ronny received the president’s citation for volunteerism for his contributions to the community, and in 2004 then-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon appointed him chairman of the Israel Anti-Drug Authority, a role he held for three years. Ronny has also served as co-chair of JFNA-Israel’s Advisory Committee and has been a board member of the Rashi Foundation for the past 10 years.
In 2006, during Israel’s sixtieth anniversary celebrations, Ronny was chosen to light a beacon at the national ceremony on Independence Day Eve for his contribution to children and youth in Israel.