Omri Metzer
Omri MetzerExecutive Director
A longtime activist in Ta’ayush – Arab Jewish Partnership; formerly coordinator of the Freedom of Movement section – HaMoked: Center for the Defence of the Individual, and researcher in the Testimonies Collection and Research Department of Breaking the Silence Organization. Omri holds a Ph.D in Political Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Adv. Widad Assaf
Adv. Widad AssafHead of Legal Coordination
Widad Assaf is a Palestinian feminist lawyer and animal rights activists, currently works as the Legal Coordinator at HRDF. In previous years, she has worked as a campaigner in Amnesty International, and at the Prisoner’s and Detainees Department at Physicians for Human Rights. She is a passionate advocate for human and animal rights and is invested in bringing more attention to the case of Palestinian political women prisoners and detainees, locally and globally.
Arielle Gordon
Arielle GordonDirector of International Relations
Arielle Gordon is an educator, activist, and artist who has been involved in grassroots human rights work in Israel/Palestine since 2016. She was trained as a historian, receiving her B.A. in history and in Middle East studies from Brandeis University, and her M.A. in history and gender studies from the University of Michigan. Arielle has previously worked at a variety of organizations and collectives including Elifelet for Refugee Children, Extend Programs, and Culture of Solidarity.
Adv. Michael Sfard Legal Advisor
Israeli human rights lawyer and legal counsel, an expert in international humanitarian law and international humanrights law.
Sfard was awarded the Emille Grintzweig Human Rights Award for 2012 for his unique contributions to the advancement of human rights in Israel.

Danny ZingerCPA
Leading Israeli CPA, an expert in working with NGOs and non-profit Organizations