Regional Director for West Coast

Yael joined J Street in 2011 after five years in Israel where she worked with a number of social justice and human rights organizations, including the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) in their International Relations Department. 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. In 2015 she was chosen as a New Leaders Council (NLC) Los Angeles Fellow. Yael 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.