ACRI’s Jewish and Arab staff members include attorneys, fieldworkers, public hotline coordinators, public outreach and media professionals, and educators. ACRI also enjoys the crucial support of dozens of highly qualified and dedicated volunteers. In four offices located in Tel Aviv (head office), Jerusalem, Nazareth and Be’er Sheva, ACRI’s staff and volunteers work intensively to foster a culture of human rights in Israel.

Attorney Sharon Abraham-Weiss, Executive Director
Attorney Dan Yakir, Chief Legal Counsel


Public Outreach Department

Gili Re’i, Associate Director and Director of Public Outreach
Attorney Debbie Gild-Hayo, Director of Policy Advocacy
Tal Dahan, Director of Information Center
Sarit Eliah, Information Center Assistant
Nirit Moskovich, Spokesperson
Shada Zoabi, Arabic Language Spokesperson
Smadar Sarna, Director of Resource Development in Israel
Ehud Uziel, Director of Campaigns
Tal Hassin, Director of the Public Hotline


International Relations Department

Steven Beck, Director
Sharon Wallach, Senior Development Associate
Ryan Shandler, International Communications Manager
Erran Oren, Economist


Civil and Political Rights Department

Attorney Dana Alexander, Director (and Director of ACRI’s Legal Department)
Attorney Sharona Eliahu-Chai, Freedom of Expression
Attorney Lila Margalit, Director of Human Rights in the Criminal Process Program
Attorney Avner Pinchuk, Director of the Right to Privacy Program
Attorney Oded Feller, Director of Citizenship and Residency Program
Rotem Ilan, Citizenship and Residency Program – Children’s Rights
(‘Israeli Children’ Project)
Rachel Fisch, Citizenship and Residency Program – Children’s Rights
(‘Israeli Children’ Project)


Social and Economic Rights Department

Attorney Tali Nir, Director
Rami Adut, Director of the Right to Health Program
Attorney Gil Gan-Mor, Director of the Right to Housing Program
Attorney Maskit Bendel, Director of the Right to Dignity Program


Arab Minority Rights Department

Attorney Auni Banna, Director
Attorney Sana Ibn Bari, Rights of the Negev Bedouin
Attorney Nisreen Alyan, Equal Allocation of Resources


Human Rights in the Occupied Territories Department

Attorney Tamar Feldman, Director
Attorney Raghad Jaraisy, Freedom of Protest in the Occupied Territories
Yafit Jamila Biso, Field Worker
Noa Rivlin, Coordinator of International Humanitarian Law Project

Human Rights in East Jerusalem Project

Ronit Sela, Project Director
Attorney Anne Suciu
Attorney Yusef Karram
Hussan Abed, Field Worker & Outreach Co-ordinator

Human Rights Education Department

Sharaf Hassan, Director
Kholod Edris, Coordinator – Arabic Education
Yonatan Yakir, Coordinator – Hebrew Education
Mesi Aychek, Coordinator – Youth Education
Noa Rivlin, Coordinator – Education Against Racism


Administrative Staff

Victor Lederfarb, Financial Director
Naama Yadgar, Office Manager (Jerusalem)
Ofra Talkar, Office Manager (Tel Aviv)
Samar Abu-dbai, Office Manager (Nazareth)
Uri Alexander, Computing Systems



David Lasry, Legal Intern
Uri Sabach, Legal Intern

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