Barnea Levi Selavan, Rabbi
CoDirector

...native of Chicago, Illinois, worked in public relations for many years, primarily for the Jerusalem Reclamation Project in the Old City of Jerusalem. He received rabbinic ordination from the late Rabbi Y. Ruderman of the Ner Israel College in Baltimore and from the Hebrew Institute of California. Rabbi Selavan recently completed his undergraduate degree in archaeology and received his "teudat chofer" (excavator’s credential). He is currently working on his Masters degree and is a sought-after lecturer, tour guide and educator. He specializes in Jerusalem’s Old City and the Western Wall excavations, and is the author of the successful book, “Tzaddik's Guide to Jerusalem's Old City.” Selavan also serves also serves as co-host of LandMinds - an international internet podcast (formerly broadcast live on Israel National Radio).
David Willner, MA Ed
CoDirector

...formerly of Los Angeles, grew up on the fringe of Hollywood. He earned an MA Ed from Loyola Marymount University, specialising in Marriage Family and Child Counselling, and has worked extensively in informal Jewish education. Willner, who studied at the Hebrew Institute of California, has directed programs and projects for NCSY, JCCA, the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles, and the Jewish Agency in Israel. He has taught both in Israel and the Diaspora. The founder of Mountain High Productions, a company providing graphic design work and media consulting services, he brings a wealth of experience in media and education to Foundation Stone's ongoing activities. Willner also serves as producer and co-host of LandMinds - an internet radio show (formerly on Israel National Radio). The show, now an independently produced international podcast, currently on hiatus. He lives in Efrat with his wife and children.
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