Rachel Beitarie, Director
LLB (Tel Aviv university) Feminist political activist. Co-founder of PSee, an independent feminist media organization. Worked as media coordinator at Gisha - Legal center for freedom of movement. Worked as a journalist before that, for several news organizations. Covered Human Rights, political and social issues in China as a Beijing based reporter. Lives in Jaffa.
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 al-Ghubari, 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.
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.
Natasha Dudinski, Artistic Director, Cinema 48mm project
Natasha is a filmmaker. She is a graduate of the Sam Spiegel Film and TV School in Jerusalem, and holds an M.A. in international affairs from Columbia University in New York and B.A. in translation studies from Univerzita Karlova in Prague. She has been active in Hand in Hand Bilingual Jewish-Arab School community, Ta'ayush and Friends of Wallajeh. She grew up in Czechoslovakia and lives in Jerusalem.
Najwan Berekdar, Media & Testimonies
Najwan earned her Psychology Degree from the University of Haifa. During her time at the University Najwan joined Baldana Association for Arab Youth where she became actively engaged in Politics, initiating and participating in many political campaigns. After her graduation, Najwan pursued her passion for Debate and now has over 10 years of experience in debate and advocacy. She is specialized in the MENA region and has worked for more than 6 years in developing Debate in the Arab world with a number of International organizations focusing on conflict and post conflict countries and Human Rights motions. Currently, Najwan works as a senior debate consultant along with her work at Zochrot. She was born and raised in Nazareth and currently resides in Jerusalem.
Board of Directors
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