About B’Tselem

Board Members

22 Jul 2015
  • Chair: David Zonsheine, Software Engineer
  • 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
  • Smadar Ben Natan, Attorney and political activist. Specializes in human rights and criminal law. A founding member of Gun-Free Kitchen Tables, a feminist project aimed at minimizing the number of guns in the public sphere. . 
  • 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.
  • Vered Madar, Academic folklorist; teaches at the Keshet School, Jerusalem.
  • Michael Rivkine, a human-rights activist and political prisoner in the former Soviet Union, has continued his human-rights activity since immigrating to Israel in 1989, including work with human rights NGOs Rabbis for Human Rights and Our Heritage – The Charter for Democracy.
  • Orly Noy, Left-wing Mizrahi activist, writer and editor on the web-based blog magazine +972, translates Farsi poetry and prose into Hebrew.
  • 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.
  • Idith Zertal, Professor of History and Cultural Studies, The University of Basel, Switzerland.