People

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

International Council Members

Israel

Adeeb Awad
Michel Abitbol
Amal Elsana Alh’jooj
Arieh Arnon
Avner Azulay
Zouheir Bahloul
Haim Ben Shachar
Eliyahu Bareket
Maya Bar-Hillel
Mordechai "Morale" Bar-On
Uri Bar-Yosef
Illan Baruch
Michael Ben-Yair
Avram Burg
Ruth Cheshin
Aaron Ciechanover
Avner De-Shalit
Omri Dotan
Rachel Elior
Uzi Even
Sidra Ezrahi
Lily Galili
Benny Gidron
Amiram Goldblum
Hanoch Gutfreund
Yisca Harani
David Har'el
Gilad Harish
Dorothy Harman
Tova Hartman
Shlomo Hasson
Roni Hefetz
Nehama Hillman
Avraham Infeld
Haim Izraeli
Daniel Kahneman
Judith Karp
Yadin Kaufman
Yehoshua Kolodny
Noam Lautman
Nati Linial
Yossi Malka
Kobi Metzer
Sami Michael
Jacob Ner David
Israela Oron
Amos Oz
Sarah Ozacky-Lazar
Ilan Paz
Motty Peri
Alon Piltz
Barak Platt
Uriel Procaccia
Frances Raday
Itzik Saporta
Orna Sasson-Levi
Amnon Sella
Hannan Serphos
Joshua Schoffman
Alla Shainskaja
Alice Shalvi
Shimon Shamir
Aliza Shenhar
Ruth Sheshinski
Varda Shiffer
Jonathan (Yoni) Shimshoni
Avraham Beiga Shochat
Joel Siegel
Ronny Someck
Shaanan Streett
Doron Tzabari
Ami Weinstein
Menachem Ya'ari
Dan Yakir
Alex Yoffe
Dina Zisserman
Neta Ziv

San Francisco and Northern California

Michael Bien
Sanford (Sandy) Gallanter
Linda Gallanter
Jim Koshland
Raquel H. (Racky) Newman
Craig Newmark
Stuart (Stu) Pollak
Lela Sarnat
Gerard Sarnat
Howard Sohn
Ingrid Tauber
Bonnie Tenenbaum
Paul Wachter
Diane Wexler
Carol and Terry Winograd
Vincent Worms

Los Angeles and Southern California

Susan Adelman
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Sara Cannon
James Cummings
Reuben Dori
Richard (Dick) Gunther
Lois Gunther
Jackie Heller
Luis Lainer
David Myers
Marcie Zelikow

Chicago

Aviva Futorian
Emile Karafiol
Paul Lehman
Robert "Bud" Lifton
Bettylu Saltzman
Gabrielle (Gay) Sigel
Denis Weil

New York

Karen Adler
Yossef Beinart
Oz Benamram
Melissa Berman
Alan Cohen
Yehudah Cohn
Rachel Cowan
Jerome Davidson
Ellie Friedman
Bruce Goldberger
Phyllis Goldman
Sally Gottesman
Sherri Greenbach
Liz Greenstein
Michael Hirschhorn
Marvin Israelow
Arlene Kanter
Leslie Kimerling
Sara Klein
Jonathan Klein
Donald (Don) Landis
Betsy Landis
Shelley Levine
Bryna Linett
Jonathan Lopatin
J. Rolando (Roly) Matalon
Cindy Miller
Harriet Mouchly-Weiss
Aaron Panken
Kathleen Peratis
Daniel Price
Paula Rackoff
Robert Rifkind
Irwin Rosenblum
Rick Schaffer
Lawrence (Larry) Schwartz
Nancy Schwartz Sternoff
Gideon Stein
Gordon Tucker
David Umansky
Al Vorspan
Michael Walzer

Washington, D.C.

Sara Ehrman
Janine and Rob Frier
Judith Gelman
Frances Goldman
David Gottlieb
Barbara Green
Joan Kuriansky
Terry Lenzner
Judith Lichtman
Russell Linden
Susan Liss
Elaine Reuben
June Rogul
David Saperstein
Sanford (Sandy) Ungar
Frank Vogl

Boston

Mindy Berman
Jeffrey Green
Dale Mnookin
Robert Mnookin
Bonnie Orlin
Moshe Safdie
Harriet Schley
Karen Tucker
Ruth Wolman

Florida

Sari Agatston
Barry Gaberman
Jane Katcher
Barbara Lipman
David Lipman
Noreen Sablotsky
Marsha Soffer

Other U.S. Regions

Lois Frank
Jan Liff
Sara Litt
Louis Newman
Lisa Orlick-Salka

International

Mark Baker
David Bernstein
Ellen Dahrendorf
Isser Dubinsky
Lawrence Englander
Susie Gilbert
David Goldberg
Mark Goldberg
Shira Herzog
June Jacobs
Pierre Loeb
Robin Margo
Claude Rakovsky
Simone Susskind
Irving Wallach
Sharon Weintraub
Fred Zemans