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Zion Business Circle

Global Entrepreneurial and Business Network 


Aliyah Fund "Thrive in Israel" Mentor and Matchup founded 2009

Seven Years of Conversations in Israel

Storyteller, Art Books and Podcast

Global Consciousness

Citizen Of Zion - COZ

Gallery Raphael

 Art Dealer and fine art publisher since 1977


Iconic Art Masters

 NFT - Art for a cause

GATI Art for a Cause

 NFT - Art for a cause minted in 2016

Abilities -
• Master Networker in Hebrew and English.
• Strategist and Visionary
• Relationship Selling of a product or service.
• Pyramid of Success by Coach John Wooden.
• Understanding the human side of technology.
• Biblical Archeologist focussed on Dead Sea Scrolls.

 Dad, grandfather and a coach.

Guest lecturer at Princeton, Yale, Haas, TAU, UNC, UCLA Anderson School and TASE

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Taglit-Birthright Innovation Center.

Raphael is currently immersed in the deep data side of the Blockchain and how it can facilitate the building of a sustainable NFT platform and community, supporting artists.


Raphael founded the Aliyah Fund, Iconic Art Master and GATI Art for a Cause. He is an author @sevenyearsofconversations. He was the founding partner at PANG Art and, the largest wholesale custom picture framing operation in North America.

Gallery Raphael art gallery owner in Los Angles, San Francisco, Dallas, NYC, Florence, Zurich and Tel Aviv- Jaffa. Developed software in the studio photography industry that helped transform the analog film to digital points of sale, co-marketing with Canon, Nikon, Kodak, and Shutterfly.

Raphael has spent the last 30 years of mentoring and coaching entrepreneurs and artists.


Raphael was born in NYC, raised on a kibbutz in Israel, and completed his high school education in Los Angeles. He attended UCLA studying art history and played USVBA volleyball,. Eventually moved back to Israel and studied archeology at Bar Ilan University.

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