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Mohammed Dahle - is a civil rights attorney and former Chair of Adalah, the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel and former Vice Chair of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel. He is the first Palestinian citizen of Israel to clerk for an Israeli Supreme Court Justice and to sit on the directorate of a state corporation authority.

Itzik Galnoor - is the Herbert Samuel Professor of Political Science at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. From 1994-1996, he served as Head of the Israel Civil Service Commission. He has served on the Israel Science Foundation's Executive Committee since 2001 and on the Governing Board of Hebrew University of Jerusalem since 2003. In 2007 he was appointed head of the Israeli Council for Higher Education.

Tamar Herman – is the Dean of Academic Studies at the Open University and Academic Director of the Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research at the Tel Aviv University. Her current academic fields of interest are: extra-parliamentary movements and social protest, peace activism, public opinion and foreign policymaking.

Aida Touma Sleiman – is Director of Nazareth-based organization Women Against Violence and a leader within the Palestinian Israeli women’s and peace movement. She was a 2005 Nobel Peace Prize nominee.

Rachel Liel – currently serves as the Executive Director of the New Israel Fund in Israel. Previously, she was Director of Shatil, the New Israel Fund’s Empowerment and Training Centre for Social Change Organizations in Israel. She has also served as Deputy Director of the Division of Rehabilitation Services in the Labor and Social Affairs Ministry, and as a Policy Analyst in the Department of Social Policy Planning of the Prime Minister's Office.

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