Members of the Board

We are pleased to present Sadaka-Reut’s distinguished Board members and internal audit committee members – all elected or re-elected in our general assembly in July 2015:


Daphne Banai joined the board of Sadaka-Reut 20 years ago and has been active as a board member continuously since then. She’s active in many political and feminist groups including WILPF and Machsom Watch.

Lisa Hananiya volunteered with Sadaka-Reut after completing high school and continued working there while she completed her university studies. She is on the steering committee for the Hand in Hand School in Jaffa, as well as a political Adviser to the British Embassy.

Prof. Gideon Kunda has been a board member for more than 10 years. He earned his PhD from MIT and is a professor at Tel Aviv University. He is involved in the Community Education Center, offering education to members of Tel Aviv’s underprivileged communities.

Adi Maoz is currently the coordinator at the Open Democratic School in Jaffa. She has been involved in Sadaka-Reut since 2002, in different positions including co-director. She is involved in the Community Education Center, in Beit System Ali, as well as the struggle for recognition of unrecognized villages in the Negev.

Diran Shalabneh was a participant in the Community in Action program in 2010-11. During her university studies she began working at the National Union of Israeli Students as the head of Promotion of Arab Students’ section. She joined the board in 2013 hoping to promote Sadaka-Reut’s work in universities and colleges.

Amal Tatour- has been a board member for 4 years and believes in the importance of empowering young people to develop a social consciousness. She is the director of the Hirsch Center for Early Childhood in Jaffa.

Marcelo Weksler-has been involved in Sadaka-Reut as an educational consultant. He has been an educator for 25 years, specializing in teaching at-risk youth. He is currently the Chief of Primary Education at Seminar Hakibbutzim. He is studying toward a PhD with a focus on how teachers can best educate at- risk children.

Adv. Osnat Longman is a graduate of Sadaka Reut’s various programs who stayed involved in the organization along the years as a volunteer and a member of the internal audit committee and the board. She works as a lawyer in the law firm of Orna Lin and Co. and specializes in Labor Law.

Ahmad Amer participated as a student in Tel Aviv University in the Sadaka Reut Gemini project and after joined the team of facilitators for the Building a Culture of Peace program. He completed three years as a devoted facilitators leading youth groups in his hometown Kufur Qassim. in 2015 he will start his internship in medicine in the Tel Hashomer hospital.

:Internal Audit Committee

Hassan Towafra has graduated Community in Action program in 2006 and has remained involved in Sadaka Reut since then in various roles. He is also active in various political and studential movements. He works as a certified public accountant at the Israel Securitirs Authority.

 Adv. Yotam Shlomo joined the audit committee of Sadaka Reut in July 2015. He works as the manager of a legal clinic under the law school of Ben-Gurion university. Along the years he worked and volunteered in a number of civil society organizations working in the fields of LGBT community, human rights and animal rights.