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
Attorney Dana Alexander, Director of Legal Strategic Planning


Public Outreach Department

Attorney Tali Nir, Director
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
Noa Pinto, Director of Campaigns


International Relations and Resource Development Department

Steven Beck, Director
Sharon Wallach, Senior Development Associate
Ryan Shandler, International Communications Manager
Erran Oren, Economist
Smadar Sarna, Director of Resource Development in Israel


Human Rights in Israel Department

Attorney Oded Feller, Director of Citizenship and Residency Program
Rotem Ilan, Citizenship and Residency Program – Children’s Rights
(‘Israeli Children’ Project)
Tal Hassin, Director of the Public Hotline
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
Rachel Fisch, Citizenship and Residency Program – Children’s Rights
(‘Israeli Children’ Project)

 Arab Minority Rights Unit

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

Social and Economic Rights Unit

Attorney Gil Gan-Mor, Unit Director and Director of the Right to Housing Program
Attorney Maskit Bendel, Director of the Right to Dignity Program



Human Rights in the Occupied Territories Department

Attorney Tamar Feldman, Director
Ronit Sela, Director of Human Rights in East Jerusalem Project
Attorney Raghad Jaraisy, Freedom of Protest in the Occupied Territories
Yafit Jamila Biso, Field Worker
Mesi Aychek, Coordinator of International Humanitarian Law Project
Attorney Anne Suciu
Hussan Abed, Field Worker & Outreach Co-ordinator



Human Rights Education Department

Sharaf Hassan, Director
Kholod Edris, Coordinator – Arabic Education
Yonatan Yakir, Coordinator – Hebrew 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


Legal Scholarship

Attorney Reut Cohen



Miriam Houri, Legal Intern
Amos Laor, Legal Intern
Meytal Russo, Legal Intern

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