About us

We are team Galaxia 5987, a robotics team formed by high school students in the Reali Hebrew school of Haifa who believe in making the world a better place through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), by turning our community into scientists, engineers, leaders and innovators. We believe that no matter where they're from, or what their abilities are, anyone can be a great scientist, leader, and innovator.

David Zohar

On August 7, 2017, David Zohar, who was an Apache pilot in the air force, rescued an intern pilot who had flown with him during a system failure, but during the accident he also lost his life. David was a lot more than just a pilot, he was a vice president of Elbit Systems, a graduate of our school, a mentor of one of our FLL teams, and he had a huge part in integrating technology in our society. His values reflected the ones that Galaxia

FIRST

 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a non-profit organization founded in 1992 by Dean Kamen. Its goal is to enable young people to experience technology and be the scientists and inventors of the future with the help of innovative robotics programs. FIRST provides participants with life skills such as: teamwork, creativity and innovation, decision making, resource rationalizing, management experience, leadership skills, self-confidence, and more.

 
 
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