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.
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…
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.