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'''Barak Raviv''' is an American real estate investor and philanthropist in [[Beverly Hills, California]].<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.timesofisrael.com/ahead-of-tel-aviv-shows-seinfeld-headlines-israeli-charity-ball-in-la/|title=Ahead of Tel Aviv shows, Seinfeld headlines Israeli charity ball in LA|author=Kelly Hartog|date=October 25, 2015|website=Times of Israel|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref><ref name=JJ>{{cite web|url=https://jewishjournal.com/tag/barak-raviv/|title=Moving and shaking: Purim celebrations, TEBH honors and more|author=Ryan Torok|date=March 31, 2016|website=Jewish Journal|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
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'''Barak Raviv''' is an American real estate investor and philanthropist in Beverly Hills, California.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.timesofisrael.com/ahead-of-tel-aviv-shows-seinfeld-headlines-israeli-charity-ball-in-la/|title=Ahead of Tel Aviv shows, Seinfeld headlines Israeli charity ball in LA|author=Kelly Hartog|date=October 25, 2015|website=Times of Israel|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref><ref name=JJ>{{cite web|url=https://jewishjournal.com/tag/barak-raviv/|title=Moving and shaking: Purim celebrations, TEBH honors and more|author=Ryan Torok|date=March 31, 2016|website=Jewish Journal|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
== Background and education ==
 
== Background and education ==
Raviv hails from [[New York]], but lived in [[Israel]] for six years before moving to [[Los Angeles]] at the age of nine. He attended the [[University of California, Los Angeles]] (UCLA), graduating as [[Valedictorian]] in Communications studies with a specialization in [[Business Administration]].<ref name="MORG">{{cite web|url=https://advisor.morganstanley.com/barak.raviv|title=Barak Raviv, CRPC® Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor, Portfolio Management Director|author=|date=|website=Morgan Stanley|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
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Raviv hails from New York, but lived in Israel for six years before moving to Los Angeles at the age of nine. He attended the [[University of California, Los Angeles]] (UCLA), graduating as Valedictorian in Communications studies with a specialization in Business Administration.<ref name="MORG">{{cite web|url=https://advisor.morganstanley.com/barak.raviv|title=Barak Raviv, CRPC® Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor, Portfolio Management Director|author=|date=|website=Morgan Stanley|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
== Career ==
 
== Career ==
Raviv began investing in duplexes and homes in [[Texas]] in his 20’s when he discovered his passion for real estate.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://fliphtml5.com/besrc/gjwi/basic|title=Barak Raviv 2019 Los Angeles Five Star Wealth Manager|author=|date=|website=fliphtml5.com|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref> In 2007, he established the Barak Raviv Foundation to provide financial support to a broad array of causes, including cancer research, poverty alleviation, and access to healthcare.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.losangelesscene.com/item/barak-raviv-foundation/|title=Barak Raviv Foundation|author=|date=|website=losangelesscene.com|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
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Raviv began investing in duplexes and homes in Texas in his 20’s when he discovered his passion for real estate.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://fliphtml5.com/besrc/gjwi/basic|title=Barak Raviv 2019 Los Angeles Five Star Wealth Manager|author=|date=|website=fliphtml5.com|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref> In 2007, he established the Barak Raviv Foundation to provide financial support to a broad array of causes, including cancer research, poverty alleviation, and access to healthcare.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.losangelesscene.com/item/barak-raviv-foundation/|title=Barak Raviv Foundation|author=|date=|website=losangelesscene.com|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
  
Years back, Raviv served as the Western Region President of [[Magen David Adom]], Israel’s equivalent of the [[International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement|Red Cross]].<ref>{{cite web|url=https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/magen-david-adom-israels-life-shield/|title=Magen David Adom, Israel’s Life Shield|author=|date=October 27, 2015|website=Times of Israel|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref> He also served as 2nd Lieutenant in the [[Civil Air Patrol]].<ref>{{cite web|url=https://afmda.org/young-leaders-la-making-difference/|title=Young leaders in LA are making a difference|author=|date=June 26, 2014|website=afmda.org|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
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Years back, Raviv served as the Western Region President of Magen David Adom, Israel’s equivalent of the Red Cross.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/magen-david-adom-israels-life-shield/|title=Magen David Adom, Israel’s Life Shield|author=|date=October 27, 2015|website=Times of Israel|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref> He also served as 2nd Lieutenant in the Civil Air Patrol.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://afmda.org/young-leaders-la-making-difference/|title=Young leaders in LA are making a difference|author=|date=June 26, 2014|website=afmda.org|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
  
Raviv currently serves as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Management Director in Beverly Hills.<ref name="MORG"/> He also serves as Chair of the Advisory Council for [[Shaare Zedek Medical Center]] in [[Jerusalem]] and sits on the Board of Directors for the ''American Technion Society''.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.acsz.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Heartbeat-spring-3.2015.pdf
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Raviv currently serves as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Management Director in Beverly Hills.<ref name="MORG"/> He also serves as Chair of the Advisory Council for Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem and sits on the Board of Directors for the ''American Technion Society''.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.acsz.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Heartbeat-spring-3.2015.pdf
 
|title=The Seryl and Charles Kushner Campus Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem|author=|date=|website=acsz.org|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref> He equally serves on the board of the North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.nacoej.org/about-us/board-of-directors-and-key-staff|title=North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry - Board of Directors and Key Staff|author=|date=|website=nacoej.org|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
 
|title=The Seryl and Charles Kushner Campus Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem|author=|date=|website=acsz.org|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref> He equally serves on the board of the North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.nacoej.org/about-us/board-of-directors-and-key-staff|title=North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry - Board of Directors and Key Staff|author=|date=|website=nacoej.org|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
== Philanthropy ==
 
== Philanthropy ==
Raviv has been an active [[Philanthropy|philanthropist]], supporting a wide range of causes in service to the Jewish community.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.opica.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/OPICA-Newsletter_SEPTEMBER-2018_web.pdf |title=Support For Adults With Memory Loss and Their Families|author=|date=|website=opica.org|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref> During the [[2006 Lebanon War]], he coordinated the purchase of a mobile intensive care unit, and has since shipped two more ambulances to Israel.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://jewishjournal.com/news/los_angeles/175552/moving-and-shaking-marriage-equality-rally-l-a-press-club-awards-the-black-eyed-peas-and-more/amp/ |title=A Call to Save Lives|author=Nurit Greenger|date=November 29, 2012|website=Jewish Journal|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
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Raviv has been an active philanthropist, supporting a wide range of causes in service to the Jewish community.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.opica.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/OPICA-Newsletter_SEPTEMBER-2018_web.pdf |title=Support For Adults With Memory Loss and Their Families|author=|date=|website=opica.org|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref> During the 2006 Lebanon War, he coordinated the purchase of a mobile intensive care unit, and has since shipped two more ambulances to Israel.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://jewishjournal.com/news/los_angeles/175552/moving-and-shaking-marriage-equality-rally-l-a-press-club-awards-the-black-eyed-peas-and-more/amp/ |title=A Call to Save Lives|author=Nurit Greenger|date=November 29, 2012|website=Jewish Journal|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
  
In 2013, the Barak Raviv Foundation dedicated a schoolhouse in [[Ethiopia]]’s Gebru Warka village, which serves 200 students and provides a community center for the local population.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.catchafire.org/profiles/27103/ |title=Barak R. Founder Beverly Hills, CA, USA
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In 2013, the Barak Raviv Foundation dedicated a schoolhouse in Ethiopia’s Gebru Warka village, which serves 200 students and provides a community center for the local population.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.catchafire.org/profiles/27103/ |title=Barak R. Founder Beverly Hills, CA, USA
|author=|date=|website=catchafire.org|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref> In Israel, his foundation has partnered up with the [[Jewish Agency for Israel|Jewish Agency]]’s Amigour program to build and fortify two bomb shelters.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://jewishjournal.com/news/los_angeles/175552/moving-and-shaking-marriage-equality-rally-l-a-press-club-awards-the-black-eyed-peas-and-more/amp/ |title=Moving and shaking: Marriage equality rally, L.A. Press Club Awards, the Black Eyed Peas and more|author=Ryan Torok|date=|website=Jewish Journal|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
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|author=|date=|website=catchafire.org|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref> In Israel, his foundation has partnered up with the Jewish Agency’s Amigour program to build and fortify two bomb shelters.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://jewishjournal.com/news/los_angeles/175552/moving-and-shaking-marriage-equality-rally-l-a-press-club-awards-the-black-eyed-peas-and-more/amp/ |title=Moving and shaking: Marriage equality rally, L.A. Press Club Awards, the Black Eyed Peas and more|author=Ryan Torok|date=|website=Jewish Journal|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
  
In 2016, Raviv donated his first aircraft to Kitty Hawk Squadron III, a youth flight school that offers teenagers the dream of flight.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://labusinessjournal.com/news/2016/mar/21/plane-means-high-times-students/ |title=Plane Means High Times For Students - Financial exec donates craft to youth program that taught him to fly|author=Subrina Hudson|date=March 21, 2016|website=LA Business Journal|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://beverlypress.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/2.25-issue.pdf |title=Community Adds Voice to Budget Debate|author=Ryan Torok|date=|website=beverlypress.com|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref> Recently, he dedicated a children’s hospital room at [[Shaare Zedek Medical Center|Shaare Zedek]]’s new pediatric ward.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.acsz.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Heartbeat-spring-3.2015.pdf |title=The Seryl and Charles Kushner Campus Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem|author=Ryan Torok|date=|website=acsz.org|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
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In 2016, Raviv donated his first aircraft to Kitty Hawk Squadron III, a youth flight school that offers teenagers the dream of flight.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://labusinessjournal.com/news/2016/mar/21/plane-means-high-times-students/ |title=Plane Means High Times For Students - Financial exec donates craft to youth program that taught him to fly|author=Subrina Hudson|date=March 21, 2016|website=LA Business Journal|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://beverlypress.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/2.25-issue.pdf |title=Community Adds Voice to Budget Debate|author=Ryan Torok|date=|website=beverlypress.com|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref> Recently, he dedicated a children’s hospital room at Shaare Zedek’s new pediatric ward.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.acsz.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Heartbeat-spring-3.2015.pdf |title=The Seryl and Charles Kushner Campus Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem|author=Ryan Torok|date=|website=acsz.org|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
== Awards ==
 
== Awards ==
 
Awards won by Barak Raviv include,
 
Awards won by Barak Raviv include,
  
* 2015 Next Generation Award by The [[Magen David Adom|American Friends of Magen David Adom]] (AFMDA)<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.canyon-news.com/afmda-hosting-los-angeles-red-star-ball/41729 |title=AFMDA Hosting Los Angeles Red Star Ball|author=Berenice|date=October 20, 2015|website=canyon-news.com|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://jewishjournal.com/news/los_angeles/183879/moving-and-shaking-purim-celebrations-tebh-honors-and-more/ |title=AMoving and shaking: Purim celebrations, TEBH honors and more|author=Berenice|date=March 31, 2016|website=jewishjournal.com|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
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* 2015 Next Generation Award by The American Friends of Magen David Adom (AFMDA)<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.canyon-news.com/afmda-hosting-los-angeles-red-star-ball/41729 |title=AFMDA Hosting Los Angeles Red Star Ball|author=Berenice|date=October 20, 2015|website=canyon-news.com|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://jewishjournal.com/news/los_angeles/183879/moving-and-shaking-purim-celebrations-tebh-honors-and-more/ |title=AMoving and shaking: Purim celebrations, TEBH honors and more|author=Berenice|date=March 31, 2016|website=jewishjournal.com|accessdate=May 13, 2019}}</ref>
* 2016 NextGen Award by the American Committee for the [[Shaare Zedek Medical Center]] in [[Jerusalem]]<ref name=JJ/>
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* 2016 NextGen Award by the American Committee for the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem<ref name=JJ/>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 12:14, 24 March 2020

Barak Raviv
Nationality United States
Occupation Real estate investor and philanthropist
Known for Senior Vice President and Portfolio Management Director in Beverly Hills, California.

Barak Raviv is an American real estate investor and philanthropist in Beverly Hills, California.[1][2]

Background and education

Raviv hails from New York, but lived in Israel for six years before moving to Los Angeles at the age of nine. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), graduating as Valedictorian in Communications studies with a specialization in Business Administration.[3]

Career

Raviv began investing in duplexes and homes in Texas in his 20’s when he discovered his passion for real estate.[4] In 2007, he established the Barak Raviv Foundation to provide financial support to a broad array of causes, including cancer research, poverty alleviation, and access to healthcare.[5]

Years back, Raviv served as the Western Region President of Magen David Adom, Israel’s equivalent of the Red Cross.[6] He also served as 2nd Lieutenant in the Civil Air Patrol.[7]

Raviv currently serves as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Management Director in Beverly Hills.[3] He also serves as Chair of the Advisory Council for Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem and sits on the Board of Directors for the American Technion Society.[8] He equally serves on the board of the North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry.[9]

Philanthropy

Raviv has been an active philanthropist, supporting a wide range of causes in service to the Jewish community.[10] During the 2006 Lebanon War, he coordinated the purchase of a mobile intensive care unit, and has since shipped two more ambulances to Israel.[11]

In 2013, the Barak Raviv Foundation dedicated a schoolhouse in Ethiopia’s Gebru Warka village, which serves 200 students and provides a community center for the local population.[12] In Israel, his foundation has partnered up with the Jewish Agency’s Amigour program to build and fortify two bomb shelters.[13]

In 2016, Raviv donated his first aircraft to Kitty Hawk Squadron III, a youth flight school that offers teenagers the dream of flight.[14][15] Recently, he dedicated a children’s hospital room at Shaare Zedek’s new pediatric ward.[16]

Awards

Awards won by Barak Raviv include,

  • 2015 Next Generation Award by The American Friends of Magen David Adom (AFMDA)[17][18]
  • 2016 NextGen Award by the American Committee for the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem[2]

References

  1. Kelly Hartog (October 25, 2015). "Ahead of Tel Aviv shows, Seinfeld headlines Israeli charity ball in LA". https://www.timesofisrael.com/ahead-of-tel-aviv-shows-seinfeld-headlines-israeli-charity-ball-in-la/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ryan Torok (March 31, 2016). "Moving and shaking: Purim celebrations, TEBH honors and more". https://jewishjournal.com/tag/barak-raviv/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Barak Raviv, CRPC® Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor, Portfolio Management Director". https://advisor.morganstanley.com/barak.raviv. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  4. "Barak Raviv 2019 Los Angeles Five Star Wealth Manager". http://fliphtml5.com/besrc/gjwi/basic. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  5. "Barak Raviv Foundation". http://www.losangelesscene.com/item/barak-raviv-foundation/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  6. "Magen David Adom, Israel’s Life Shield". October 27, 2015. https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/magen-david-adom-israels-life-shield/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  7. "Young leaders in LA are making a difference". June 26, 2014. https://afmda.org/young-leaders-la-making-difference/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  8. "The Seryl and Charles Kushner Campus Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem". https://www.acsz.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Heartbeat-spring-3.2015.pdf. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  9. "North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry - Board of Directors and Key Staff". http://www.nacoej.org/about-us/board-of-directors-and-key-staff. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  10. "Support For Adults With Memory Loss and Their Families". https://www.opica.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/OPICA-Newsletter_SEPTEMBER-2018_web.pdf. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  11. Nurit Greenger (November 29, 2012). "A Call to Save Lives". https://jewishjournal.com/news/los_angeles/175552/moving-and-shaking-marriage-equality-rally-l-a-press-club-awards-the-black-eyed-peas-and-more/amp/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  12. "Barak R. Founder Beverly Hills, CA, USA". https://www.catchafire.org/profiles/27103/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  13. Ryan Torok. "Moving and shaking: Marriage equality rally, L.A. Press Club Awards, the Black Eyed Peas and more". https://jewishjournal.com/news/los_angeles/175552/moving-and-shaking-marriage-equality-rally-l-a-press-club-awards-the-black-eyed-peas-and-more/amp/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  14. Subrina Hudson (March 21, 2016). "Plane Means High Times For Students - Financial exec donates craft to youth program that taught him to fly". http://labusinessjournal.com/news/2016/mar/21/plane-means-high-times-students/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  15. Ryan Torok. "Community Adds Voice to Budget Debate". https://beverlypress.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/2.25-issue.pdf. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  16. Ryan Torok. "The Seryl and Charles Kushner Campus Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem". https://www.acsz.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Heartbeat-spring-3.2015.pdf. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  17. Berenice (October 20, 2015). "AFMDA Hosting Los Angeles Red Star Ball". http://www.canyon-news.com/afmda-hosting-los-angeles-red-star-ball/41729. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  18. Berenice (March 31, 2016). "AMoving and shaking: Purim celebrations, TEBH honors and more". https://jewishjournal.com/news/los_angeles/183879/moving-and-shaking-purim-celebrations-tebh-honors-and-more/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 

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