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Andrea S. Arbel – CEO of KGI

Executive Director Grinspoon Foundation Israel (Keren Grinspoon Israel)

Andrea S. Arbel has joined the Harold Grinspoon Foundation after an 18 year chapter at the Jewish Agency for Israel, where as Director of the Partnership Unit, she was responsible for flagship programs such as Partnership2Gether and the Global School Twinning Network. Prior to that, she worked at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, where she published several books including “Riding the Wave: The Jewish Agency’s Role in the Mass Aliyah of Soviet and Ethiopian Jewry to Israel”.  Raised in the U.S.A, Andrea has been living in Israel since 1986. Andrea and her husband reside on Moshav Kfar Uriyah and enjoy watching their three children spread their wings and fly.



Asma Aghbarieh Zahalka

Director of Maktabat al-Fanoos



Prof. Margalit Ziv

Israel Representative of Price Philanthropies, Pedagogical Advisor to Maktabat al-Fanoos



Mona Srouji

Coordinator of the Book Selection Committees



Dr. Areej Masarwa

Pedagogical director



Samah Esawi

Customer Service Coordinator




Sulaina Yassin

Coordinator of Training for Semi-Private preschools