People

NIF is a unique partnership of North Americans, Israelis, Europeans, and Australians. Our Board of Directors, International Council members, Regional Councils and staff (below) are committed to promoting equality and democracy in Israel.

Staff

US Offices

[image - Ellen Aaronson-Prince]
Ellen Aaronson-Prince
Director of LA Major Gifts
Los Angeles

 
[image - Stephane Acel-Green]
Stephane Acel-Green
New England Regional Director
Boston

 
[image - Sara Adler]
Sara Adler
Florida Regional Director
Florida

 
[image - Nura Al-Asi]
Nura Al-Asi
San Francico Region
Development Associate

San Francisco
[image - Orli Bein]
Orli Bein
SF Regional Co-Director
San Francisco

 
[image - Becky Buckwald]
Becky Buckwald
SF Regional Co-Director
San Francisco

 
[image - Thomas J. Cole]
Thomas J. Cole
Controller
New York

 
[image - Hannah Eidman]
Hannah Eidman
Assistant to the VP
for National Development

San Francisco

 
[image - Hannah Ellenson]
Hannah Ellenson
Associate Director
Leadership Development

San Francisco

 
[image - Anthony Fullington]
Anthony Fullington
VP for Finance and CFO
New York

 
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Sam Greenberg]
Sam Greenberg
National Development
Associate

New York
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Rebecca Hartman]
Rebecca Hartman
New England Assistant
Regional Director

Boston
[image - Becky Havivi]
Becky Havivi
Special Assistant to the EVP
New York

 
[image - Billie Hirsch]
Billie Hirsch
Program Associate
New York

 
[image - Stephanie Ives]
Stephanie Ives
NY/Tri-State Regional Director
New York

 
[image - Jonathan Jacoby]
Jonathan Jacoby
LA Regional Director
Los Angeles

 
[image - Ruti Kadish]
Ruti Kadish
Director Foundation Relations
Washington, D.C.

 
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Tatyana Leifman]
Tatyana Leifman
Database Manager
New York

 
[image - Libby Lenkinski]
Libby Lenkinski
US Director, Strategic Initiatives
New York

 
[image - Ben Murane]
Ben Murane
Director of Outreach, Western U.S.
Seattle

 
[image - Naomi Paiss]
Naomi Paiss
VP for Public Affairs
Washington, D.C.

 
[image - Karen Paul-Stern]
Karen Paul-Stern
Washington Regional Director
& Director of Israel Travel

Washington, D.C.
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Kenyetta Petty]
Kenyetta Petty
Associate Database Manager
Washington, D.C.

 
[image - Rabbi David Rosenn]
Rabbi David Rosenn
Executive Vice President
New York

 
[image - Steve Rothman]
Steve Rothman
VP for National Development
San Francisco

 
[image - Maura Sawyer]
Maura Sawyer
Senior Staff Accountant
New York

 
[image - Noam Shelef]
Noam Shelef
Director of Digital Strategy
Washington, D.C.

 
[image - Ariella Sidelsky]
Ariella Sidelsky
Director of Outreach, Eastern U.S.
 Director of Strategic Partnerships

New York
[image - Jessica G. Simon]
Jessica G. Simon
Washington Region
Development Associate

Washington, D.C.
[image - Daniel Sokatch]
Daniel Sokatch
Chief Executive Officer
San Francisco
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[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Rachael Sondak]
Rachael Sondak
Senior Communications Associate
Washington, D.C.
[image - Regine St. Louis]
Regine St. Louis
Staff Accountant
New York

 
[image - Tamara Symonds]
Tamara Symonds
Digital Communications Associate
Washington, D.C.
[image - Jimmy Taber]
Jimmy Taber
Senior Program Officer
New York
 

NIF Israel - Jerusalem

[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Pazit Adani]
Pazit Adani
Social Justice Grants Officer
 
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Simona Ariely]
Simona Ariely
Office Secretary & Assistant to COO
 
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Udi Arnon]
Udi Arnon
Social Justice Grants Officer
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Rivka Bar Sheshet]
Rivka Bar Sheshet
Bookkeeper
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Nancy Block Cherny]
Nancy Block Cherny
Deputy Director of Int'l Relations Dept.
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Hamutal Davis]
Hamutal Davis
Donor's Services Assistant
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Eyal Dror]
Eyal Dror
Information Technology Coordinator
[image - Shira Ben-Sasson Furstenberg]
Shira Ben-Sasson
Furstenberg

Religious Pluralism
Grants Officer

[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Mindy Goldberg]
Mindy Goldberg
Development Associate
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Danit Gottfried]
Danit Gottfried
Hebrew Webmaster
& Social Networker

 
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Hadar Hasson]
Hadar Hasson
Project Coordinator & Assistant
to Communications Director

[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Gon Kafri Fibich]
Gon Kafri Fibich
Israel Development Officer
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Avigail Kormes]
Avigail Kormes
Civil and Human
Rights Grants Officer

[image - Rachel Liel]
Rachel Liel
Executive Director in Israel
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[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Michal Levi]
Michal Levi
Assistant to the Executive
Director in Israel

[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Noga Levi]
Noga Levi
Grants Department Assistant
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Sabrina Levi]
Sabrina Levi
Bookkeeper
 
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Aviva Lewis]
Aviva Lewis
Administrative Assistant,
Int'l Relations Dept.

[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Lior Librowski]
Lior Librowski
Coordinator of "Kick Racism out
of Israeli Soccer" Project

 
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Ronen Maor]
Ronen Maor
Staff Accountant
& Payroll Officer

[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Michal Mashiach]
Michal Mashiach
Grants Administrator
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Merav Mizrachi]
Merav Mizrachi
Director of Donor Services
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Rasha Natour Affan]
Rasha Natour Affan
Palestinian Society
Grants Officer

[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Michal Oppenheim]
Michal Oppenheim
Chief Operating Officer
 
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Shay Petel]
Shay Petel
Information Systems Manager
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Susan Sawicki]
Susan Sawicki
Associate Director & Director
of the Int'l Relations Dept.

[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Itzik Shanan]
Itzik Shanan
Director of Public
Advocacy & Communications

[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Maya Shraga-Albalak]
Maya Shraga-Albalak
Controller for
NIF-Israel & SHATIL

[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Yuri Sokolenko]
Yuri Sokolenko
Computer Help Desk Coordinator
 
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Alex Stein]
Alex Stein
English Language Writer
[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Yuval Yavneh]
Yuval Yavneh
Associate Director & Director
of the Grants Deptartment

[NIF Say Yes People placeholder image - Yaffa Zair]
Yaffa Zair
Bookkeeper
 
 

Shatil - The NIF Initiative for Social Change

[image - Ronit Heyd]
Ronit Heyd
Executive Director
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[Shatil Person placeholder image - Ory Madeisker]
Ory Madeisker
Assistant to Director of SHATIL
[image - Carlos Sztyglic]
Carlos Sztyglic
Associate Director
[image - Naomi Schacter]
Naomi Schacter
Associate Director
[image - Fathi Marshood]
Fathi Marshood
Director of Shatil
in Haifa and the North

[image - Sultan Abu Obaid]
Sultan Abu Obaid
Director, Shatil's
Be'er Sheva Office

[image - Avi Dabush]
Avi Dabush
Director of Programs
[Shatil Person placeholder image - Yasmin Rubin Cooper]
Yasmin Rubin Cooper
Director of Capacity Building
 

Directors of International Offices

, Executive Director, NIF Australia

, Executive Director, NIF Canada

, Chief Executive, NIF UK

, President, NIF Switzerland