WHO WE ARE

MUSALAHA LEADERBOARD

RITTIE
KATZ


CHAIR OF BOARD & EDUCATOR


Rittie Katz (originally from New York ) immigrated to Israel in 1992.

With her husband David, she has been involved in Musalaha since that time.

Rittie is a teacher, a life coach, a writer and an editor.

Rittie has 4 children and is looking forward to being a grandmother.

RACHELI
PEX


NURSE / MIDWIFE



When I was growing up, I remember being able to see Jordan from the window of my home and knowing I couldn’t visit because the people there were my ‘enemies’. But I also remember the day when the King of Jordan came together with Yitzhak Rabin and Bill Clinton and signed the Israel-Jordan peace treaty. A bunch of us kids from the city came together and formed a line holding hands all the way from the border of Egypt to the border of Jordan, everyone was so excited, there were balloons flying off into the sky as we stood there proudly linked together. A week later I visited Jordan for the first time with my parents. Israelis and Jordanians were finally able to meet with each other and we had peace. I still remember how exciting it felt…

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BOTRUS
MANSOUR


GENERAL DIRECTOR NAZARETH BAPTIST SCHOOL

Botrus Mansour is the general director of Nazareth Baptist School, the only recognized evangelical school in Israel and one of the top academically acclaimed high schools in the country. He holds a law degree from Hebrew University in Jerusalem, an MBA from Haifa University and a certificate for teaching Civics in high school from the Open University. He has worked as a lawyer in Nazareth for many years. Botrus is currently the head of the Convention for Evangelical Churches in Israel and serves as a board member in different ministries. Botrus contributes regularly to a number of publications, including the Come and See Website in Arabic, Hebrew and English. He has also published few books including When Your Neighbor is the Savior. He is married to Abir and they have three children all who have been active in Musalaha.

MUNTHER
ISAAC


LECTURER
ACADEMIC DEAN
BETHLEHEM BIBLE COLLEGE

Rev. Dr. Munther Isaac serves as an Assitant Professor and Academic Dean at Bethlehem Bible College, and is the Director of Christ at the Checkpoint conferences. He is also the pastor of the Christmas Lutheran Church in Bethlehem. Munther is married to Rudaina, an architect, and they have two children, Karam and Zaid.

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SALIM J. MUNAYER


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Salim J. Munayer is Executive Director and founder of Musalaha Ministry of Reconciliation, which has been bringing Israelis and Palestinians together since 1990. 

Salim is a Palestinian-Israeli born in Lod as one of six children and received his BA from Tel Aviv University in History and Geography, his MA from Fuller Theological Seminary, graduate studies in New Testament from Pepperdine University and his PhD from the Oxford Center of Mission Studies in the UK. His doctoral dissertation was written on “The Ethnic Identity of Palestinian Arab Christian Adolescents in Israel.”

He has published several books on Reconciliation, the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, and Christians in Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Salim served as academic dean of the Bethlehem Bible College from 1989 to 2008, and continues to serve as a professor at the college. He is also an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary.

Salim is married to Kay and has four sons, Jack, Daniel, John and Sam.

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DANIEL
MUNAYER


BUSINESS and organizational DEVELOPMENT

TAMARA


OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR



HEDVA
HAYMOV


PROJECT MANAGER

RONZA


PROJECT MANAGER

TIMEA


COMMUNICATION MANAGER

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