yael Patir

Yael Patir is the Israel Director at J Street. Born and raised in Tel Aviv, Yael holds a Bachelor degree in Sociology, Anthropology, and Political Science, and a Master degree in Public Policy both from Tel Aviv University. In her previous position, Yael worked at the Shimon Peres Center for Peace where she served as Director of the Civil Leadership Department. During this time, she also served as the Israeli Coordinator of the Palestinian-Israeli Peace NGO Forum since its establishment in January 2006 until January 2012. She also held positions as Research and Teaching Assistant in Tel Aviv University. Yael is a fellow at the Mitvim Institute and an Atkin Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Radicalization in King's College London. Yael writes on issues relating to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israeli civil society, politics and foreign policy.


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