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
Yaron Kelner, Spokesperson
Shada Zoabi, Arabic Language Spokesperson
Noam Amit, Director of New Media


International Relations and Resource Development Department

Steven Beck, Director
Sharon Wallach, Grants Manager
Erran Oren, Economist
Smadar Sarna, Director of Resource Development in Israel


Human Rights in Israel Department

Attorney Oded Feller, Director
Tal Hassin, Director of the Public Hotline


 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
Attorney Reut Cohen

Civil and Political Rights Unit

Attorney Avner Pinchuk, Unit Director and Director of the Right to Privacy Program
Attorney Sharona Eliahu-Chai, Freedom of Expression

Immigration and Status Unit

Rotem Ilan  - Unit Director and Director of Israeli Children Project
Rachel Fisch – Children’s Rights (Israeli Children Project)


Human Rights in the Occupied Territories Department

Attorney Tamar Feldman, Director
Ronit Sela
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
Khader Daibes, 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



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

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