Yael Maizel

Southwest Field Director

Yael joins J Street after five years in Israel where she worked with a number of social justice and human rights organizations. Most recently she served as the Senior Development Associate at the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI). As a recipient of the Shatil Social Justice Fellowship in Israel, Yael worked at YEDID,The Association for Community Empowerment, where she coordinated several grassroots organizing projects for YEDID’s Haifa Center. Yael has extensive experience in progressive Israel advocacy, through her involvement with organizations such as UPZ, Brit Tzedek V’Shalom, Shatil and ACRI. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis and an M.A. in the same field from Tel Aviv University.