About B’Tselem

Board Members

Updated: 
14 Jan 2013
  • Chair: David Zonsheine, Software Engineer
  • Jabir Asaqla, Associate Director, Shatil
  • Maya Bar-Hillel, Professor of Psychology  and member of the Center for the Study of Rationality, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; member of MachsomWatch.
  • Gilad Barnea, Attorney, Administrative and Constitutional Law, appearing before the Supreme Court and other tribunals
  • Rachel Benziman, Director of "One in Nine Organization", former executive director of the Association of Civil Rights in Israel
  • Paul Feffer, Senior cardiologist and catheterization specialist at the Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer.
  • Elias Khouri, Attorney in private practice who specializes in real-estate law and administrative law.
  • David Kretzmer, Professor of international law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Professor of Law, Sapir College.
  • Vered Madar, post-doctoral fellow, The Open University.
  • Michael Rivkine, a human-rights activist and political prisoner in the former Soviet Union, has continued his human-rights activity since immigrating to Israel 22 years ago.
  • Erella Shadmi, peace and feminist activist, independent researcher on women’s and feminist issues, the police, and policing. Formerly head of the women’s studies program and lecturer in criminology at Beit Berel College. Chief superintendent (ret.) in the Israel Police.
  • Vivian Silver, Co-Executive Director, Negev Institute for Strategies of Peace and Development; winner of the 2011 Victor Goldberg Institute of International Education Prize for Peace in the Middle East.
  • Idith Zertal, Professor of History and Cultural Studies, The University of Basel, Switzerland.