Nadav Inbar, Director
Nadav Inbar, M.A.Ed., is a group facilitator and coach. Nadav has been a Zochrot member for five years, including four as a board member. Nadav has extensive experience in civil society organizational management and development, as a division director in AKIM – National Association for the Habilitation of Children and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities – and as a VP in the Social TV. Together with his work in these organizations, Nadav has been volunteering in the Association of Rape Crisis Center, and has cofounded the hotline for boys and men.
Amaya Galili, Education Coordinator
Prior to her work in Zochrot, Amaya was involved in community work on social and economic rights. She received her B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology from the Hebrew University and her M.A. in Community Social Work from McGill University, Canada. Amaya was raised in Kibbutz Amir and lives in Tel Aviv.
Umar Ighbarieh, Landscape & Space
Umar is a professional group facilitator, specializing in the Arab-Jewish conflict. He is also a coordinator in the Karev educational program. Prior to joining Zochrot in 2006 he was the coordinator of Youth Activities at the School for Peace at Neve Shalom/Wa’hat al-Salaam. Umar received his B.A. in Middle Eastern studies, Arabic literature, and group facilitation at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was born in Mshierfeh (near Umm al Fahm) and currently resides with his family in Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salaam.
Raneen Jeries, Oral History and Media Project
Raneen is a facilitator of programs on women’s empowerment, parenting, and feminism, and is active in a number of organizations for social change, including Assiwar, the Arab Feminist Movement in Support of Victims of Sexual Abuse. She earned her B.A. in Social Work from Tel Aviv University and M.A. in Clinical Social Work at Haifa University. Raneen was born in Kfar Yasif and lives in Haifa.
Curator the Visual Research Lab
Curator and scholar, Graduate of the photography department from the Academy of Art and Design Bezalel and holds MA in the Cultural Studies program in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, lives in South Tel Aviv.
Jessica nevo (nepomneshi), Truth commission on the naqab Negev 1948 coordinator
Jessica nevo (nepomneshi) – feminist sociologist, was born and lived in Argentina under military dictatorships most of her life there, that influenced her proffresionnal and personal interests and efforts for the last 30 years. Jessica has been involved in the Israeli civil society movement dealing with feminism, gender violence, workers and migrants rights and the Palestinian/Zionist conflict through community building, trainings, evaluation and resources development.
Since 2002 Jessica is promoting the “transitional justice” paradigm, joined Zochrot taking testimonies of Jewish fighters of 1948 and the steering committee of the Truth Commission.
Niva Grunzwieg - Director of Public Outreach
Worked as a producer in cultural and educational organizations and later on in the social-political arena: the People's Court for Public Housing and the Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony. While working with "Zochrot" she produced the Second Return Conference, the second "48 mm" film festival, and the public event of the first Truth Commission.
Niva has a BA in Art History, Philosophy and Indian Studies from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and an MA in Organizational Counseling and Development from the College of Management Academic Studies. Born and raised in Kibbutz Revivim. Lives in Tel Aviv.
Transgender and queer activist, and a performance artist. She holds a BA in Gender and Middle Eastern studies, and is currently a graduate student in the department of Sociology and Anthropology at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
Yael Messer, Artistic Director, Cinema 48mm project
is an independent curator, working in collaboration with various culture institutions. Messer holds a Bachelor Degree of Arts from Tel-Aviv University and participated at De Appel Curatorial Program, Amsterdam. Currently, she is Post-Graduate student in the Culture Studies Program at Jerusalem University.
Board of Directors
Efrat Even Tzur