The Zalul Team
Yariv Abramovich, Executive Director
Yariv has served as Executive Director for Zalul since 2003. Before coming to Zalul, Yariv worked as a lawyer at a leading Israeli firm. He also has an extensive background in business management. Yariv is dedicated to bringing effective management strategies to Zalul, and to increasing its productivity and effectiveness. Yariv has an LLB from Bar Ilan University and an MBA from the College of Management.
Ezer Fischler, National Campaign Director
Ezer coordinates Zalul activities in the northern region of Israel from Zalul’s office in Haifa. He is currently leading the campaign against the ALA Pipeline and the pollution of the Naaman River near Acco. Ezer graduated with an MSc degree in Environmental Planning from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
Shahar Brinenberg, Project Coordinator Mediterranean Sea
Shahar coordinates the campaign against land-based pollution to the Mediterranean Sea, a project generously supported by the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund. Shahar has an LLB-BA in Law and Behavioral Sciences from the College of Management in Rishon Letzion. He previously worked at IRAC – Israeli Religious Action Center in Jerusalem dealing with social justice and human rights issues.
Hannah Schafer, Grants and Resource Development Coordinator
Hannah is responsible for fundraising and development at Zalul. She comes to Zalul with an extensive background in environmental research, education, and activism in Israel and the United States. She is a graduate of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies and serves as the Coordinator of the Arava Alumni Peace and Environmental Network. Hannah moved to Israel from Portland, Oregon in 2006.
Gital Gerbi, Office Manager and Director’s Assistant
Gital oversees all administrative details of the Zalul offices in Ramat Gan and Haifa. She is also responsible for maintaining Zalul’s Hebrew website and Zalul’s Israel donor database. She has a BA in Sociology/Anthropology and Information Sciences from Bar Ilan University. She has been working for Zalul since October 2006.