About

Mosaica seeks to cultivate a culture of conflict resolution, dialogue, and consensus-building among families, communities, cultures, and religions by developing, disseminating, and implementing models of third-party intervention.

Developing Models: Expertise

In response to ever-shifting realities and practical needs, Mosaica conducts ongoing research and development of its third-party intervention models and makes its services accessible to all of Israel’s populations in order to respond to developments...

In response to ever-shifting realities and practical needs, Mosaica conducts ongoing research and development of its third-party intervention models and...

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Disseminating Models: Teaching

Mosaica promotes the wide use of the third-party intervention models it has developed by conducting courses, trainings, and workshops for professionals, policymakers, and the public. Every year, some 1,500 people participate in Mosaica’s courses and...

Mosaica promotes the wide use of the third-party intervention models it has developed by conducting courses, trainings, and workshops for...

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Implementing Models: Services

Mosaica’s specialized models for third-party intervention are adapted from its engagement in the hundreds of mediation and conflict resolution processes it conducts each year. On average, over 1,400 people participate annually in Mosaica’s  mediations, restorative...

Mosaica’s specialized models for third-party intervention are adapted from its engagement in the hundreds of mediation and conflict resolution processes...

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The Mosaica Story

Mosaica owes its reach and depth of practice to partnerships and collaborations with dozens of institutions: Israeli government ministries, local authorities, universities, NGOs, and other collaborations. It operates many programs through government tenders that enable it to provide subsidized services to individuals and public organizations.

Mosaica is comprised of a dedicated staff of seasoned professionals as well as a select group of over a hundred specially-trained volunteers. These Volunteers hail from all of Israel’s sectors and backgrounds and are critical to implementing Mosaica’s conflict resolution models across Israel’s diverse communities. In 2017, Mosaica received the Israeli Presidential Award for Volunteerism in recognition of its activities that advance understanding, dialogue, tolerance, and cooperation among Israel’s diverse society.

Mosaica continues to expand its areas of expertise and influence, developing third-party intervention models and programs that operate nationwide to promote resolutions to a wide array of conflicts.

Mosaica – Religion, Society, and State was established in 1999 to counterbalance the hostile individual and collective culture becoming increasingly prevalent in Israel and abroad. The organization was founded by Rabbi Michael Melchior, currently Mosaica’s chairman and president, in collaboration with Professor Aviad Hacohen and the late Professor Elie Wiesel.

In 2003, attorney Nurit Bachrach, now Mosaica’s CEO, established the Community Mediation Center in Jerusalem – one of the first community mediation centers in Israel. At the same time, Mosaica began developing a specialized network of insider religious mediators who are uniquely able to mitigate crisis situations due to the intimate connections they maintain within their respective communities. 

Since then, Mosaica has continued to focus on two main areas: community mediation and consensus building, which it advances through what is now called the Center for Conflict Resolution by Agreement (CCRA) in Jerusalem; and the ever-expanding network of religious and community leaders through its Insider Religious Mediator program. Today, CCRA is directed by Ruth Nachenson and the IRM is directed by Rabbi Dr. Daniel Roth.

The Mosaica Staff

Rabbi Dr. Daniel Roth

Director, Mosaica

Rabbi Dr. Daniel Roth is the director of Mosaica, an Israeli NGO advancing community mediation and dialogue in Israel. Much of Roth’s work focuses on the network of insider religious mediators who help prevent, mitigate, and mediate crisis situations throughout Israel, the Middle East, and beyond. Roth also works to connect religious leaders to the roughly 90 community mediation and dialogue centers and initiatives throughout Israel, including 30 in the Arab sector and 16 in mixed Jewish-Arab cities and areas, which Mosaica professionally supports through a tender of the Ministry of Welfare and Social Affairs called the Gishurim Project.

 

Dr. Roth is a core faculty member at Bar-Ilan University’s Graduate Program for Conflict Management, Resolution and Negotiation and at Tel Aviv University’s International Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation, where he teaches graduate courses on crisis management, religious conflict resolution, and peacebuilding. Roth is also a core faculty member of Shakla vaTariya, the institute for negotiation and crisis management based in Herzliya. Roth is also a regular lecturer for MEJDI Tours/National Geographic. He has published several academic articles on conflict resolution in the Jewish tradition and on insider religious mediation in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. His book, Third-Party Peacemakers in Judaism: Text Theory and Practice, was published by Oxford University Press in 2021.

 

Formerly, Roth was the founder and director of the Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution; the Mahloket Matters Projects; and the 9Adar: Jewish Week of Constructive Conflict, which continues today as Dibur Hadash: the Israeli Week of Mediation and Dialogue. Roth was a senior research fellow at George Mason University’s Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution.

 

Roth holds a Ph.D. from Bar-Ilan University’s Graduate Program for Conflict Management, Resolution, and Negotiation; an MA in Talmud from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; a B.Ed in Jewish Philosophy from Herzog Teachers’ College; and studied for eight years at Yeshivat Har Etzion during which time he received Orthodox rabbinic ordination. He lives with his wife and four children in Jerusalem.

Ruth Najenson

Deputy Executive Director of Mosaica, Director of Mosaica’s Center for Conflict Resolution by Agreement

Ruth Najenson earned a bachelor’s degree in Communication and Political Science and a Master’s Degree in Conflict Research, Management, and Resolution from the Hebrew University. She has over 20 years of experience in the management of social programs in a number of organizations.

She is a mediator and restorative justice facilitator.

Ruth also had the privilege of being the first director of the Gishurim program at Mosaica and took part in developing mediation in Israel, particularly community mediation. Today, she dedicates most of her time and energy towards supporting and creating new models of conflict resolution and autonomous decision-making, disseminating the language and values of mediation to all sectors in Israeli society and advocating for various mediation models to be recognized as alternative dispute resolutions recognized by the State.

Nurit Bachrach

Executive Director of Mosaica

Nurit Bachrach earned a bachelor’s degree in both Law and History from Monash University in Australia and a Master’s in Business Management from Hebrew University in Israel. She worked as a district attorney in the Jerusalem district for 11 years.

In 1999-2001, she studied community mediation. Upon her return to Israel, she had the opportunity to establish one of Israel’s first community mediation and dialogue centers, Mosaica in Jerusalem. As early as 2004, Mosaica was already leading national mediation and conflict resolution programs. These activities have continued to expand year after year. In 2015, she was appointed CEO of Mosaica.

Elisheva Blum

Chief Development and Strategy Officer

Elisheva joined Mosaica as the Chief Development and Strategy Officer in 2022.

Alon Brachfeld

National Coordinator of the SDM (Supported Decision-Making) Program

Alon Brachfeld earned a bachelor’s degree in Law and Computer Science from the Hebrew University, a Master’s degree in Philosophy from Ben Gurion University, and a Master’s law degree (LL.M with honors) from the College of Management Academic Studies, in the Human Rights Program.

He is a social activist and researcher in the field of disabilities as well as an attorney, mediator, and coordinator of Olim LeDerech (Family Group Conferences).

Anat Eshel

Senior Mediator and Instructor, Counselor in Olim LaDerech (Family Group Conferences)

Anat Eshel is a mediator and group facilitator with over 20 years of experience.

During the previous decade, she specialized in family and divorce mediation. She managed the Ramle Community Mediation and Conflict Resolution Center for eight years and was one of the founders and managers of the National Association for Community Mediation. She has always been involved in developing mediation in Israel, specifically community mediation, and has worked extensively with the Rural Community Mediation Centers Forum established by Mosaica. She has also been involved in cultural competency programs and conducted training for police officers.

She is currently a senior facilitator at Mosaica and part of the management team of Olim LeDerech (Family Group Conferences). She teaches mediation courses and provides mediation training for the heads of Planning, Treatment, and Evaluation Committees.

Bat-ya Sharon

Coordinator of the Olim LaDerech (Family Group Conferences) and the Gishurim program

Bat-ya Sharon earned a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and a Master’s degree in Conflict Research, Management, and Resolution from the Hebrew University.

She began at Mosaica as the Intake Coordinator for the Mediation and Consensus Building Center in Jerusalem, a fascinating role that she has held for over three years. Previously, she had worked in the Foreign Relations division at the Hebrew University and as an IDF casualty officer, where she worked with bereaved families and wounded and disabled soldiers.

She is currently a mediator and specializes in resolving cases of disputes between neighbors because change can be accomplished and almost immediately, positively impacting the daily lives of people in their ongoing relationships.

In both Mosaica programs, she is a part of the team responsible for courses, training, workshops, writing materials, and documenting professional knowledge. She tracks the implementation of the programs and their success, leads forums on intake and education, and facilitates FGC (Family Group Conference) processes.

Sheikh Dr. Eyad Amer

Director of ''Sheikhs as Mediators Program''

Sheikh Dr. Eyad Amer received his Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of California in 2018. He earned a Master’s degree in Management and Educational Pedagogy from the Center of Academic Studies in 2010 and a Master’s Degree from Bar-Ilan University in Arabic and Islamic History in 2003. He received his BA from Bar-Ilan University in 2000 in Arabic.

In 2012, he became the principal of a high school in Kafr Qasim and has also 

served as the Imam of a central mosque in Kafr Qasim. He is a member of the Sulha council in Kafr Qasim and has served as a mediator on the Sharia court. He has over 35 years of experience in education, having served as the principal of the Alhuda high school in Ramle and also served as a lecturer and pedagogic advisor at Beit Brill College and Achva Academic College.

He is also one of the first religious singers to have founded an Islamic band. It is called “al-Srat” (the straight path).

Joni Orbach

Director of the Jerusalem Center for Mediation and Consensus Building

Joni Orbach has a Bachelor’s degree in History and Education from Queens College, a Master’s degree in Education from Lander College of Arts & Sciences, and a second Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution, Management, and Negotiation at Bar-Ilan University. In 2003, she began working at Mosaica. In 2011, she was appointed Director of the Center for Mediation and Consensus Building in Jerusalem. She specializes in mediation and consensus building in communities, conflict resolution training, family, divorce, and intergenerational mediation and is also a “mahut” (Court-certified) mediator in conflict resolution cases.

She developed and adapted a conflict resolution training model and teaches it across the country. She is also certified by the Court systems as an instructor of the Mediation Practicum course, for individuals training to become mediators.

Limor Aton

Director of the Intergenerational Mediation Program

Limor Aton earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from The Open University and a Master’s in Conflict Resolution, Management and Negotiation from The Hebrew University.

 

She is also an experienced mediator who specializes in intergenerational mediation and organizational mediation. And is also an experienced facilitator of trainings, workshops and mediation courses and has gained expertise in content development.

 

She leads the department of Intergenerational Mediation at Mosaica and helped to develop the model for this type of mediation with the Mosaica team facilitating mediations as well as teaching the model nationwide. She also developed and teaches a model for training family caregivers dealing with disputes, fatigue, and overload. Additionally, she facilitates the Mosaica basic mediation course in which she trains new mediators.

Michal Orovano

Training and Development Coordinator, Gishurim Program

Michael Orovano earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Sociology/Anthropology from the Hebrew University. She is currently completing a Master’s in Conflict Resolution, Management, and Negotiation at Bar-Ilan University. She has completed courses in basic mediation, mediation practicum, family mediation, intergenerational mediation as well as conflict resolution training and group counseling training.

 

At Mosaica, she manages training and the development of programming about various topics connected to the network of Community Mediation and Dialogue Center throughout the country. Topics include education, activism for tolerance, and co-existence in mixed Arab-Jewish cities. She is also responsible for developing and managing specialized training for community mediators. She provides guidance to many centers that are in the process of being established, including on issues related to management, strategy building, and tools for initial activities.

 

One of her responsibilities is the management of Dibur Hadash: The Israeli Week of Mediation and Dialogue. Over 50 events are held across Israel during this week to promote the language of mediation and consensus building in the communities and to raise awareness among the public.

Naomi Levav Yoran

Restorative Justice Program Coordinator

Naomi Levav-Yoran earned a Master’s degree in criminology from Haifa University. She is a Restorative Justice mediator, Olim LaDerech (Family Group Conferences) facilitator and instructor for mediation simulations.

 

In her first year working for Mosaica, she was a content coordinator for Olim LaDerech and managed a cultural competency program in the Lod Community Mediation and Dialogue Center (and have felt an emotional attachment to the city since that time). She also managed additional projects in that center and taught the Art of Hosting approach in CEF (Center for Emerging Futures), an organization dedicated to dialogue and cooperation among Israelis and Palestinians.

 

Moreover, she was a team member and group instructor in HUB TLV, a social activism incubator, and served as a content manager and presenter in Radio Salaam Shalom, a Muslim-Jewish online radio station in Bristol, England.

 

Noa Shalev

Director of Gishurim Program

Noa Shalev earned a Bachelor’s degree in Community Social Work and a Master’s degree in Organization Consultation. She is a mediator with many years of experience facilitating family and community mediations as well as other types. Before becoming director of the Gishurim program, she served as the director of the Lod Community Mediation and Dialogue Center and worked at the municipal department, Community Access and Community Services. She is currently working with a team and partners to expand community mediation and dialogue services nationally.

Susan Nirens

Coordinator of the North, Supported Decision-Making (SDM) Program

Susan Nirens earned a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the Hebrew University. For the past three decades, she has been developing programs for disabled youth. She is also one of the founders and managers of the organizations, Kishorit, House of Wheels-Galilee and Kivunim. Each of these organizations has found a way to create a new reality for people with disabilities in Israel.

Sheikh Taiseer Mahamed

Gishurim Program, Coordinator of Mediation and Dialogue Centers in Arab Communities

Sheikh Taiseer Mahamed earned a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Eastern Mediterranean University in Northern Cyprus and a Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution and Management from Ben Gurion University. He is an educator and education system manager with 25 years of experience.

 

He is responsible for developing the field of mediation and dialogue in Arab communities with the goal of improving the quality of life in Arab society and disseminating the mediation language as a key-value and way of life.

Elisheva Blum

Chief Development and Strategy Officer

Elisheva joined Mosaica as the Chief Development and Strategy Officer in 2022.

Rabbi Dr. Daniel Roth

Director, Mosaica

Rabbi Dr. Daniel Roth is the director of Mosaica, an Israeli NGO advancing community mediation and dialogue in Israel. Much of Roth’s work focuses on the network of insider religious mediators who help prevent, mitigate, and mediate crisis situations throughout Israel, the Middle East, and beyond. Roth also works to connect religious leaders to the roughly 90 community mediation and dialogue centers and initiatives throughout Israel, including 30 in the Arab sector and 16 in mixed Jewish-Arab cities and areas, which Mosaica professionally supports through a tender of the Ministry of Welfare and Social Affairs called the Gishurim Project.

 

Dr. Roth is a core faculty member at Bar-Ilan University’s Graduate Program for Conflict Management, Resolution and Negotiation and at Tel Aviv University’s International Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation, where he teaches graduate courses on crisis management, religious conflict resolution, and peacebuilding. Roth is also a core faculty member of Shakla vaTariya, the institute for negotiation and crisis management based in Herzliya. Roth is also a regular lecturer for MEJDI Tours/National Geographic. He has published several academic articles on conflict resolution in the Jewish tradition and on insider religious mediation in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. His book, Third-Party Peacemakers in Judaism: Text Theory and Practice, was published by Oxford University Press in 2021.

 

Formerly, Roth was the founder and director of the Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution; the Mahloket Matters Projects; and the 9Adar: Jewish Week of Constructive Conflict, which continues today as Dibur Hadash: the Israeli Week of Mediation and Dialogue. Roth was a senior research fellow at George Mason University’s Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution.

 

Roth holds a Ph.D. from Bar-Ilan University’s Graduate Program for Conflict Management, Resolution, and Negotiation; an MA in Talmud from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; a B.Ed in Jewish Philosophy from Herzog Teachers’ College; and studied for eight years at Yeshivat Har Etzion during which time he received Orthodox rabbinic ordination. He lives with his wife and four children in Jerusalem.

Ruth Najenson

Deputy Executive Director of Mosaica, Director of Mosaica’s Center for Conflict Resolution by Agreement

Ruth Najenson earned a bachelor’s degree in Communication and Political Science and a Master’s Degree in Conflict Research, Management, and Resolution from the Hebrew University. She has over 20 years of experience in the management of social programs in a number of organizations.

She is a mediator and restorative justice facilitator.

Ruth also had the privilege of being the first director of the Gishurim program at Mosaica and took part in developing mediation in Israel, particularly community mediation. Today, she dedicates most of her time and energy towards supporting and creating new models of conflict resolution and autonomous decision-making, disseminating the language and values of mediation to all sectors in Israeli society and advocating for various mediation models to be recognized as alternative dispute resolutions recognized by the State.

Nurit Bachrach

Executive Director of Mosaica

Nurit Bachrach earned a bachelor’s degree in both Law and History from Monash University in Australia and a Master’s in Business Management from Hebrew University in Israel. She worked as a district attorney in the Jerusalem district for 11 years.

In 1999-2001, she studied community mediation. Upon her return to Israel, she had the opportunity to establish one of Israel’s first community mediation and dialogue centers, Mosaica in Jerusalem. As early as 2004, Mosaica was already leading national mediation and conflict resolution programs. These activities have continued to expand year after year. In 2015, she was appointed CEO of Mosaica.

Alon Brachfeld

National Coordinator of the SDM (Supported Decision-Making) Program

Alon Brachfeld earned a bachelor’s degree in Law and Computer Science from the Hebrew University, a Master’s degree in Philosophy from Ben Gurion University, and a Master’s law degree (LL.M with honors) from the College of Management Academic Studies, in the Human Rights Program.

He is a social activist and researcher in the field of disabilities as well as an attorney, mediator, and coordinator of Olim LeDerech (Family Group Conferences).

Anat Eshel

Senior Mediator and Instructor, Counselor in Olim LaDerech (Family Group Conferences)

Anat Eshel is a mediator and group facilitator with over 20 years of experience.

During the previous decade, she specialized in family and divorce mediation. She managed the Ramle Community Mediation and Conflict Resolution Center for eight years and was one of the founders and managers of the National Association for Community Mediation. She has always been involved in developing mediation in Israel, specifically community mediation, and has worked extensively with the Rural Community Mediation Centers Forum established by Mosaica. She has also been involved in cultural competency programs and conducted training for police officers.

She is currently a senior facilitator at Mosaica and part of the management team of Olim LeDerech (Family Group Conferences). She teaches mediation courses and provides mediation training for the heads of Planning, Treatment, and Evaluation Committees.

Bat-ya Sharon

Coordinator of the Olim LaDerech (Family Group Conferences) and the Gishurim program

Bat-ya Sharon earned a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and a Master’s degree in Conflict Research, Management, and Resolution from the Hebrew University.

She began at Mosaica as the Intake Coordinator for the Mediation and Consensus Building Center in Jerusalem, a fascinating role that she has held for over three years. Previously, she had worked in the Foreign Relations division at the Hebrew University and as an IDF casualty officer, where she worked with bereaved families and wounded and disabled soldiers.

She is currently a mediator and specializes in resolving cases of disputes between neighbors because change can be accomplished and almost immediately, positively impacting the daily lives of people in their ongoing relationships.

In both Mosaica programs, she is a part of the team responsible for courses, training, workshops, writing materials, and documenting professional knowledge. She tracks the implementation of the programs and their success, leads forums on intake and education, and facilitates FGC (Family Group Conference) processes.

Sheikh Dr. Eyad Amer

Director of ''Sheikhs as Mediators Program''

Sheikh Dr. Eyad Amer received his Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of California in 2018. He earned a Master’s degree in Management and Educational Pedagogy from the Center of Academic Studies in 2010 and a Master’s Degree from Bar-Ilan University in Arabic and Islamic History in 2003. He received his BA from Bar-Ilan University in 2000 in Arabic.

In 2012, he became the principal of a high school in Kafr Qasim and has also 

served as the Imam of a central mosque in Kafr Qasim. He is a member of the Sulha council in Kafr Qasim and has served as a mediator on the Sharia court. He has over 35 years of experience in education, having served as the principal of the Alhuda high school in Ramle and also served as a lecturer and pedagogic advisor at Beit Brill College and Achva Academic College.

He is also one of the first religious singers to have founded an Islamic band. It is called “al-Srat” (the straight path).

Joni Orbach

Director of the Jerusalem Center for Mediation and Consensus Building

Joni Orbach has a Bachelor’s degree in History and Education from Queens College, a Master’s degree in Education from Lander College of Arts & Sciences, and a second Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution, Management, and Negotiation at Bar-Ilan University. In 2003, she began working at Mosaica. In 2011, she was appointed Director of the Center for Mediation and Consensus Building in Jerusalem. She specializes in mediation and consensus building in communities, conflict resolution training, family, divorce, and intergenerational mediation and is also a “mahut” (Court-certified) mediator in conflict resolution cases.

She developed and adapted a conflict resolution training model and teaches it across the country. She is also certified by the Court systems as an instructor of the Mediation Practicum course, for individuals training to become mediators.

Limor Aton

Director of the Intergenerational Mediation Program

Limor Aton earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from The Open University and a Master’s in Conflict Resolution, Management and Negotiation from The Hebrew University.

 

She is also an experienced mediator who specializes in intergenerational mediation and organizational mediation. And is also an experienced facilitator of trainings, workshops and mediation courses and has gained expertise in content development.

 

She leads the department of Intergenerational Mediation at Mosaica and helped to develop the model for this type of mediation with the Mosaica team facilitating mediations as well as teaching the model nationwide. She also developed and teaches a model for training family caregivers dealing with disputes, fatigue, and overload. Additionally, she facilitates the Mosaica basic mediation course in which she trains new mediators.

Michal Orovano

Training and Development Coordinator, Gishurim Program

Michael Orovano earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Sociology/Anthropology from the Hebrew University. She is currently completing a Master’s in Conflict Resolution, Management, and Negotiation at Bar-Ilan University. She has completed courses in basic mediation, mediation practicum, family mediation, intergenerational mediation as well as conflict resolution training and group counseling training.

 

At Mosaica, she manages training and the development of programming about various topics connected to the network of Community Mediation and Dialogue Center throughout the country. Topics include education, activism for tolerance, and co-existence in mixed Arab-Jewish cities. She is also responsible for developing and managing specialized training for community mediators. She provides guidance to many centers that are in the process of being established, including on issues related to management, strategy building, and tools for initial activities.

 

One of her responsibilities is the management of Dibur Hadash: The Israeli Week of Mediation and Dialogue. Over 50 events are held across Israel during this week to promote the language of mediation and consensus building in the communities and to raise awareness among the public.

Naomi Levav Yoran

Restorative Justice Program Coordinator

Naomi Levav-Yoran earned a Master’s degree in criminology from Haifa University. She is a Restorative Justice mediator, Olim LaDerech (Family Group Conferences) facilitator and instructor for mediation simulations.

 

In her first year working for Mosaica, she was a content coordinator for Olim LaDerech and managed a cultural competency program in the Lod Community Mediation and Dialogue Center (and have felt an emotional attachment to the city since that time). She also managed additional projects in that center and taught the Art of Hosting approach in CEF (Center for Emerging Futures), an organization dedicated to dialogue and cooperation among Israelis and Palestinians.

 

Moreover, she was a team member and group instructor in HUB TLV, a social activism incubator, and served as a content manager and presenter in Radio Salaam Shalom, a Muslim-Jewish online radio station in Bristol, England.

 

Noa Shalev

Director of Gishurim Program

Noa Shalev earned a Bachelor’s degree in Community Social Work and a Master’s degree in Organization Consultation. She is a mediator with many years of experience facilitating family and community mediations as well as other types. Before becoming director of the Gishurim program, she served as the director of the Lod Community Mediation and Dialogue Center and worked at the municipal department, Community Access and Community Services. She is currently working with a team and partners to expand community mediation and dialogue services nationally.

Susan Nirens

Coordinator of the North, Supported Decision-Making (SDM) Program

Susan Nirens earned a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the Hebrew University. For the past three decades, she has been developing programs for disabled youth. She is also one of the founders and managers of the organizations, Kishorit, House of Wheels-Galilee and Kivunim. Each of these organizations has found a way to create a new reality for people with disabilities in Israel.

Sheikh Taiseer Mahamed

Gishurim Program, Coordinator of Mediation and Dialogue Centers in Arab Communities

Sheikh Taiseer Mahamed earned a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Eastern Mediterranean University in Northern Cyprus and a Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution and Management from Ben Gurion University. He is an educator and education system manager with 25 years of experience.

 

He is responsible for developing the field of mediation and dialogue in Arab communities with the goal of improving the quality of life in Arab society and disseminating the mediation language as a key-value and way of life.