A 2016-2017 fellow, Kahana interns in the Accountant General’s Department at the Ministry of Finance.
Prior to joining the program, he worked in the Corporate Finance Division in the Israel Securities Authority, first as a Legal intern and later on as an attorney. His work included regulating debt and equity offering of non-traded companies, enforcement of the Law to Promote Competition and Reduce Concentration (the Concentration Law) and promoting the division’s “pre-ruling” and legislation procedures.
Kahana volunteered in ‘Paamonim’, A non-profit organization aimed at assisting families seeking economic counseling and interested in acquiring financial knowledge and tools, changing their consumer habits and taking economic responsibility. He was the head of the volunteering center at the Hebrew University.
In the military, Kahana served in the Paratroopers Brigade. Following his military service, he spent several years pursuing Jewish and Talmudic studies at Yeshivat Har Etzion.
Kahana holds a B.A. in economics and L.L.B in Law from the Hebrew University. He is now Pursuing an M.A. in Financial Economics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.