Yaya Fink | CEOYokneam

Yair (Yaya) Fink is the fonder of Lobby 99, the Israel public lobby group, and a member of the Public Council for Reconciliation. Formerly, he served as Executive Director of the Good Neighbor Association and as Chief of Staff for the Leader of the Opposition in the Knesset.

During his military service, he graduated into the infantry with honors and today serves as a Major in the Reserves. A graduate from the religious Kibbutz yeshiva, he holds an MBA from the Hebrew University.

Or Nehushtan | VP of OperationsTel Aviv

Or holds an MBA with a specialization in social leadership (Mandel Foundation program), as well as a BA in politics and psychology. Most recently, he was a Jewish Agency emissary to Jewish communities in northern England. He also has extensive experience in various social organizations.

Dorin Kfir | Logistics ManagerTel Aviv

Dorin has extensive management experience, especially in the fields of television and film and event production. She is an activist down to her very soul.

Tel Aviv Widrich | Volunteer CoordinatorJaffa

Tel Aviv is a feminist activist and founder of the Jaffa Women’s Fund for the Advancement of Women and Gender Equality. She holds a degree in government with a minor in the politics of Israel’s Knesset.

Shiri Kariv | Recruitment Coordinator for the Haifa regionHaifa

She holds a BA in Israel Studies, Politics, Government and Philosophy from Ben Gurion University. Before joining Darkenu, Shiri worked in informal education. She is a graduate of the Scouts movement, and it was a service trip to Nirim Re’im in Haifa that led her to fall in love with the city and move there. During her military service, she commanded a company at Tze’elim Army Base.

Yuval Ben-Tzvi | Recruitment Coordinator for the Rishon LeZion and Shfela RegionRehovot
Avi Lugasi | Recruitment Coordinator for Gush Dan

Avi holds a BA in Government, Society and Political Communications from the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Jaffa. He is also a graduate of the Rothschild Ambassadors program, which cultivates and trains the next generation of Israeli leaders. In the past, he has served as a consultant for a coalition member of the .Knesset

Carmel Feller Kouskin | Director of National RecruitmentRamat Gan

He holds an MA in Organizational Sociology and a BA in Behavioral Sciences from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. His most recent position was as the director of MASA’s programs in Tel Aviv, and he has long been active in a variety of social movements.

Anton Litvinenko Stern | Content and Digital CoordinatorTel Aviv

He holds a BA in Digital Communications and Rhetoric from the Sapir Academic College. Previously, he served as a media and marketing manager at the Sapir College branch of Hillel and as a director of social media for corporate and public sector clients at an advertising agency.

James (McDonald) Feder | Digital Coordinator in EnglishTel Aviv

He holds an MA in history from the University of St Andrews and an MLitt in history from the University of Glasgow. He previously worked as a journalist and editor at LGBT magazines in New York, and is the Digital Communications Manager for OneVoice. In 2018 he made aliyah in order to work for Darkenu.