Israeli Master's Degree Fellows

2021-2022

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2020-2021

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2019-2020

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2018-2019

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2017-2018

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2016-2017

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2015-2016

Etai Bar-Hanan

Etai Bar-Hanan

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Harvard University

Etai received his B.A. in Education and Political Science (magna cum laude) from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is a member of its Educational Leadership Program. During his studies, Etai worked as a research assistant at the Hebrew University School of Education. After serving as an advisor for the Director General of the Ministry of Education, Etai joined Teach First Israel and became a high school teacher in Bat-Yam. Today he serves as Director of Pedagogy in his school. Etai’s areas of interest focus on school-based interventions aimed at fostering academic motivation, as a means of tackling achievement gaps.

Etai was awarded the Fulbright fellowship to pursue his master’s degree in Education Leadership, Organizations and Entrepreneurship at Harvard University.

Recent Publication: Bar-Hanan, E. (2020) ’Jewish Peoplehood’: The Israeli View of the Diaspora in Textbooks. Ofir Abu, Tanya Zion-Waldoks (eds.), Through Israeli Eyes: Images, Representations, and Boundaries of the Jewish World, Ben-Gurion Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism, 2020: 361-380.

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Bashir Bashir

Bashir Bashir

Tel Aviv University >> Stevens Institute of Technology

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Bashir, was awarded the Fulbright fellowship to pursue his Masters in Data Science focusing on data-driven decision making at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Bashir received his B.A. in Psychology and Business from Tel Aviv University. During his studies, Bashir served as a strategic consultant for NGOs, wrote his thesis on the issue of code-mixing in the context of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, and volunteered as program coordinator for several social and cultural projects.

The Council of Higher Education and Tel Aviv University awarded him as one of the most influential students in social involvement. His thesis was published in the Journal of Language and Social Psychology.
Upon graduation, Bashir served as a strategic consultant at Maoz and later as a data analyst in Hi-Tech after graduating from Google’s first Data Analysis Bootcamp.

 

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Yonat Ben Ozer

Yonat Ben Ozer

Tel Aviv University >> Yale University

Yonat received her LL.B. in law, magna cum laude, from Tel Aviv University. She is also a graduate of the Adi Lautman Interdisciplinary Program for Outstanding Students at Tel Aviv University. During her studies, Yonat worked as a teacher’s assistant in the areas of administrative law, welfare law and labor law, and served as a board member of the Tel Aviv Review of Law and Social Change. She was also a fellow in the TraffLab research project, focused on a labor approach to human trafficking, at Tel Aviv University, in which she researched worker-driven social responsibility. Upon graduation, Yonat served as a law clerk for the Hon. Justice Anat Baron of the Supreme Court of Israel. Yonat currently works as an associate in Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano and Co.

Yonat was awarded the Fulbright fellowship to pursue her LL.M. studies at Yale University, focusing on human trafficking and workers’ rights.

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Alamia Biro

Alamia Biro

Tel Aviv University >> University of Pennsylvania

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Alamia, was awarded the Fulbright fellowship to pursue her studies at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) - MSEd program in Education, Culture, and Society.

Alamia is a BA graduate of Comparative Literature and American Studies from Tel-Aviv University. She has been working in the field of education for more than a decade and managing the Arab sector in Educating for Excellence for the past 3 years. Following her Master’s degree Alamia’s goal is to improve the educational system within the Arab community, in Jaffa, and later in the Arab society in Israel in general. She seeks to prepare the youth for the "day after" K12 education, building a solid, structured and holistic path for educational achievement. In addition, she is interested in researching the effects of inter-generational conflict on education, especially in traditional societies and peripheral areas.

 

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Liat Dasht

Liat Dasht

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Yale University

Liat received her LL.B. in Law and a B.A. in Philosophy, summa cum laude, from The Hebrew University. Liat’s areas of interest revolve around legal reasoning, constitutional law, and the intersections of law and philosophy.

During her studies, Liat served as Editor-in-Chief of the online edition of The Hebrew University Law Review. She worked as a research and teaching assistant in both the Faculty of Law and the Philosophy Department, and as a research assistant at the Israel Democracy Institute. Upon graduation, Liat served as a law clerk to the Hon. Judge Ruth Ronnen in the Economic Division of the Tel Aviv District Court.

Liat was later awarded the Irving-Isadore Weinberg Prize for Excellence in Public Law for a research paper dealing with rules and standards in the proportionality test. For her research paper titled “The Relevance of Autonomy in Post Mortal Rape”, she received the Law and Philosophy Forum Prize.

Liat was awarded the Fulbright fellowship to pursue her LL.M. at Yale Law School, where she intends to develop her research focusing on the relationship between legal reasoning and the normative status of constitutional judgements.

Liat co-published an article titled “Coordinated or Complementary? Tort Law and the HCJ”.

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Shir Eshkol

Shir Eshkol

Tel Aviv University >> Columbia University

Shir received her LL.B. in law, magna cum laude, from Tel Aviv University. During her studies, Shir served as an assistant editor of “Theoretical Inquiries in Law” and as a research and teaching assistant for various professors.

After graduation, Shir served as a law clerk to the Hon. Justice Yoram Danziger of the Israeli Supreme Court and as a senior law clerk to the Hon. Judge Ruth Ronnen of the Economic Affairs Court (at Tel-Aviv District Court). Shir is currently working as an associate at one of the top law firms in Israel and has over 5 years of experience as a litigator. 

Shir's publications include:

Eshkol, S, (2020). What Are We Talking About When We Talk About "Harm to Feelings"? About "Harm to Feelings" in Israeli Law and What Stands Behind it", Law, Society and Culture – Law & Emotions.

Ronnen R & Eshkol S (2018). The Business Judgment Rule and The Duty to Make an Informed Decision, 47 Mishpatim. 

Shir was awarded the Fulbright fellowship to pursue her LL.M at Columbia University.

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Nader Maray

Nader Maray

Technion Institute of Technology >> Texas State University-San Marcos

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Nader, was awarded the Fulbright fellowship to pursue a Master’s Degree in AI and Robotics at Texas State University-San Marcos.

Nader received his B.Sc. in Computer Science, cum laude, from the Technion - Institute of Technology. During his studies, Nader completed various research projects specializing in his main fields of interests AI, Robotics and Machine Learning. Simultaneously, he completed a two-year internship as a student researcher at IBM Research labs in Haifa as part of the Hardware Verification team.

Currently, Nader is doing research at Carnegie Mellon University specializing in Robotics and Machine Learning, which will end in a publication.

 

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Shahar Somech

Shahar Somech

Tel Aviv University >> Columbia University

Shahar received her LL.B. in Law and a B.A in the Multi-Disciplinary program in the Humanities Department from Tel Aviv University.

Prior to her studies Shahar established an NGO that successfully lobbied the Israeli government to change its immigration policy, in order to grant citizenship to undocumented migrant workers and their families.

Upon graduation Shahar worked as a parliamentary advisor for the Chairperson of the State Control Committee and as legal advisor for the Attorney General as a data and privacy protection advisor in the Department of Public & Constitutional Law.

Having worked in a wide array of institutions and organizations Shahar's areas of interest focus on the intersection between the public sector and the civil sector, towards creating long lasting collaborations between the two, to achieve effective social change.   

Shahar was awarded the Fulbright fellowship to pursue her MPA at Columbia University. 

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Khawla Yassin

Khawla Yassin

Tel Aviv University >> Columbia University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Khawla, was awarded a Fulbright fellowship to pursue her L.LM stuidies at

Khawla received her Law degree (LL.B), Magna Cum Laude , from Tel Aviv University. During her studies she served as a teaching assistant and research assistant for various professors.

Khawla clerked for Hon. Justice Daphne Barak-Erez and then worked as an attorney at Meitar Law Offices in the litigation department. 

Her areas of interest focus on the intersection between law and society, human rights law, and constitutional law.

 

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Tal Abuloff

Tal Abuloff

Tel Aviv University >> Harvard University

Tal received her LL.B. in law, magna cum laude, from Tel Aviv University. During her studies, Tal served as Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious Tel Aviv University Law Review ('Iyunei Mishpat'), and as a research and teaching assistant in various courses. Today, Tal clerks for the Hon. Deputy Chief Justice Hanan Melcer of the Supreme Court of Israel. Tal's areas of interest focus on the intersection between corporate governance, public administration and technology.

As a Fulbright fellow, Tal will pursue her LL.M. at Harvard University, focusing on the effects of big-tech monopolies (like Facebook, Google or Amazon) on various civil rights and liberties.

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Jenan Abu Shtya

Jenan Abu Shtya

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> University of Pennsylvania

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Jenan, will pursue her LLM degree as a Fulbright scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, focusing on human rights, land law and social change issues.

Jenan received her LL.B degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. During her studies in the law faculty, Jenan served as a teaching and  research assistant in various fields.  

In the past two years, Jenan has worked at Agmon &co Rozenberg HaCohen & Co Law Firm, as a legal intern and later as an advocate, in the planning and construction department.  

 

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Shadin Azaizeh

Shadin Azaizeh

The Academic College at Wingate >> Temple University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Shadin Azaizeh, was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to pursue her Master’s in Sports Business at Temple University with the focus area: Recreation and Event Management.

Shadin was born and raised in Nazareth. She is a professional basketball player, a graduate of the Wingate Institute. She worked as a PE teacher at CHW Hadassim High School at Even-Yhoda. Her aim is to help the Arab sector to develop professional basketball facilities that works on enhancing the young basketball players’ mental and physical skills. 

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Tamar Baruch

Tamar Baruch

Tel Aviv University >> New York University

Israeli filmmaker Tamar Baruch (b.1987) graduated from the Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University and from York University in Toronto, and was a student of Jewish Studies at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. Her short films, including Gloria (2013), Power of Attorney (2014), and Stranger of the Dunes (2017), have been screened at film festivals worldwide, and received First Prize at the Jerusalem Film Festival and Amazon Most Promising Director Prize at the Montreal World Film Festival, amongst others. She has also been nominated for an Israeli Academy Award (Ophir), earned a MacDowell Fellowship, and is a recent laureate of the Israeli Ministry of Culture's Early Career Film Award.

At NYU Tamar will pursue a Master's Degree in documentary filmmaking as a Fulbright Fellow.

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Gal Ben Haim

Gal Ben Haim

Bar Ilan University >> Harvard University

Gal Ben Haim received her LL.B. in Law, Summa cum Laude, from Bar Ilan University. During her studies, Gal served as editor-in-chief of 'Mechkarei Mishpat' – Bar-Ilan Law Studies Journal, and worked as research and teaching assistant for various professors. Upon graduation, Gal served as a law clerk to the Hon. Justice Uzi Vogelman of the Supreme Court of Israel. Gal currently works as an attorney at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Gal was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to pursue her LL.M. studies at Harvard University, focusing on international criminal law and women's studies.

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Nur Jabarin

Nur Jabarin

The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology >> Columbia University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Nur, aims to do her master’s in Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual practices in Architecture at Columbia University.

In 2019, Nur Jabarin received her B.Arch degree in Architecture and Town Planning from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

Nur is socially active and  volunteers in several NGOs, such as Molham Volunteering Team for helping Syrian refugees worldwide, and other local forums. Throughout her academic life, Nur has participated in several political and social projects that allowed her to employ her profession as an architect in serving her community. Among them was her undergraduate thesis, where she investigated urgent contemporary questions that exist in the Palestinian society including citizenship, displacement, and existence as refugees, and how they are linked to various aspects of heritage.

 

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Lina Makhuli

Lina Makhuli

The Hebrew University >> Columbia University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Lina, was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to pursue her LL.M at Columbia University, focusing on the issue of intersectionality and Palestinian women's rights.

Lina received her LL.B in Law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. During her studies, Lina served as teaching assistant and as a research assistant in the field of Criminal Law and Women's Rights.

Upon graduation, Lina clerked at the Israeli Supreme Court for the Hon. Justice Esther Hayut and Hon. Justice Salim Joubran. She works as an associate in the administrative litigation department at S. Horowitz & Co, one of Israel’s largest and highly rated law firms. In addition, Lina is one of the founders and a board member of the non-profit organization "Kulan (Together) – for the promotion of feminist discourse and action in Israel".

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Nitsan Plitman

Nitsan Plitman

The Hebrew University >> Harvard University

Nitsan Plitman was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to pursue her research project titled “A Religion Shaped by Government: Examining the Place of Israeli Government in Designing and Changing Jewish Religious Law”.

Nitsan holds an LL.B. in Law and Jewish Thought from the Hebrew University) magna cum laude) where she also worked as a teaching assistant and as editor-in-chief of ‘Mishpatim’ law review. She is currently finalizing an M.A. degree in Jewish Thought at the Ben-Gurion University for which she received the ‘Michel Halperin Prize’ in the fields of ethics, law and policy, for her promising thesis research proposal “The State of Israel as a Halachic Adjudicator”.

Nitsan is interested in the overlapping realms of religious and secular law and sees Israel as a unique study case for examining how religions change when becoming institutionalized and how secular structures discourse in religious terminology.

Before her current Fulbright grant Nitsan worked as a legal advisor for the Knesset (Israeli Parliament) in the department of Supreme Court litigation. 

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Raji Awies

Raji Awies

University of Haifa >> Fordham University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Raji, is planning to start his LLM studies in Intellectual property and information law at Fordham University, New York.

In 2016, Raji Awies received his LL.B degree in Law & Economics from the University of Haifa. During his academic life, he took part in the university debate team, in which he participated in many competitions across the country, sculpting critical thinking whilst improving his rhetorical abilities. He has developed a lot of interest in corporate and contract law and specialized in startups. Raji completed his internship in one of the largest law firms in the country, Lipa Mier & Co. in the commercial and High-tech department. In 2018, he was admitted to the Israeli bar association and nowadays, he practices commercial law. 

 

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Mika Bak

Mika Bak

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Harvard University

Mika Bak received her B.A. in Education and International Relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2017. She will be studying towards her Master's Degree in International Education Policy at Harvard University. Mika served as a Hebrew teacher in Gondar, Ethiopia, working with the local Jewish community, leading her to be interested specifically in education of immigrant children. Nowadays, Mika works for a non-profit, JDC Israel, which works towards reducing socio-economic gaps and creating a strong and effective civil society through increasing coordination and collaboration among important government sectors.

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Roni Belenki

Roni Belenki

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev >> Columbia University

Roni Belenki received her B.Sc. in Neuroscience, cum laude, from Ben-Gurion University. During her studies, Roni was selected to be in the ‘Ashalim’ honors program. Upon graduation, Roni worked at the Be Free Israel national movement to promote the separation of religion and state in the country. Today, Roni works as the Vice President of the Association for LGBTQ Equality in Israel, where she established the Public Policy Department. As a Fulbright fellow, Roni will pursue her Master’s degree in Public Policy at Columbia University, focusing on Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy.

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Mo'taz Ershied

Mo'taz Ershied

University of Haifa >> Columbia University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Mo'taz Ershied, received a scholarship to study Law at Columbia University. 

Mo'taz received his LL.B in Law, cum laude, from the University of Haifa. During his studies, he worked closely in several roles with numerous professors, as a teacher's assistant in Contract Law & Punishment Law, and as head of "Career Project" in pursuit of equality in academic education.

After his graduation, Mo'taz clerked in the litigation department of Yigal Arnon & Co., one of the biggest and highly rated law firms in Israel. Soon after, he passed the Israeli Bar Exams and was certified as a lawyer. Mo'taz's areas of interest focus mostly on private law and technology. His aim is to research how the private law & technology field could develop new and dynamic instruments to increase pluralism within the technology work sector in Israel.

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Haya Haddad

Haya Haddad

Tel Aviv University >> The New School

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Haya, is planning to start her Master’s degree in International Affairs specializing in human rights and social justice at The New School.

Haya received her B.A in Political Science and English Literature from Tel Aviv University. Haya is socially and politically active, she volunteers in several NGO’s such as the Orthodox Scouts, and other local forums. Throughout her academic studies, she led a radical change by canceling discriminatory policy against her mother tongue. In 2014, Haya participated in the Bridge Builders program in Norway, a program which enhances the process of reconciliation between Palestinians and Israelis. Haya worked as a research assistant during her B.A studies. Currently, she is the mentor for high-schoolers from Kfar Yassif. She meets them weekly and discuss with them several significant issues like social activism, human rights, identity conflict and public speaking skills.

 

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Amit Haim

Amit Haim

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Stanford University

Amit Haim received his LL.B in Law and B.A in Humanities, cum laude, from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. During his studies, Amit worked as research assistant at the Hebrew University, the Israel Democracy Institute, and the Israel Ministry of Justice – Attorney General Criminal Division. Upon graduation, Amit served as a law clerk to the Hon. Justice Uzi Vogelman of the Supreme Court of Israel. Amit's areas of interest focus on the intersection of public administration and technology, and specifically automated decision-making. As a Fulbright fellow, Amit will pursue his JSM at Stanford University as a SPILS fellow, focusing on the implementation and the effects of automation and Artificial Intelligence in administrative decision-making.

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Rana Khalaila

Rana Khalaila

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Georgetown University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Rana,  will be pursing her LLM, specializing in taxation, at  Georgetown University.

Rana Khalaila received her LLB and accounting degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Rana tutored first-year accounting students on behalf of the Equal Opportunities for Arab Students Unit. Rana completed her legal internship at the criminal department of the Tel Aviv District Attorney's Office. Later on, she worked as a tax inspector (Financial Institutions Unit) at the Assessing Officer of Large Enterprises - Israeli Tax Authority. Nowadays, Rana works as an attorney at the Fiscal Department in the State Attorney's Office.

 

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Tal Koren

Tal Koren

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Stanford University

Tal Koren has earned his B.Sc. in Computer Science and Cognitive Science (magna cum laude) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2013. During his studies, Tal worked as an evaluator of quantitative reasoning questions at the National Institute for Testing and Evaluation, and as General Motors' first research intern in Israel, as part of a human-machine interaction research group. After graduating, Tal joined a start-up company in the field of interactive TV as a product manager. In the last three years, Tal held several product management positions at Twiggle, a start-up company developing artificial intelligence and natural language understanding technology for e-commerce. Over the years, and especially through his volunteer work as a private math tutor, Tal became increasingly fascinated by education as a catalyst for human development, which spurred his academic interest in the learning sciences. This led to his decision to pursue graduate studies in education, with a joint focus on the cognitive foundations of learning and educational technology. Tal was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study an M.A. in Learning, Design, and Technology at Stanford University.

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Mohanad Salaimi

Mohanad Salaimi

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Georgetown University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Mohannad Salaimi, was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study for an LL.M in tax law at Georgetown University.

Mohanad received his LL.B/B.A. in Law and Accounting from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Mohannad is a lawyer and a Certified Public Accountant in Israel. As a law student, Mohannad was elected as Chairman of the Ambitions Forum, at the Arab Law Students Association at the Hebrew University. Upon finishing his studies, Mohannad pursued a one-year legal internship in Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal, one of Israel’s largest international law firms. Then he began a two-years accounting internship at the global firm PwC, which he has recently completed. His work in both internships focused on providing tax consultancy services to several international and domestic companies. In addition, Mohannad has also served as a teaching assistant in various courses taught at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.

 

 

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Shir Wisenberg

Shir Wisenberg

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Harvard University

Shir Wisenberg received her LL.B in Law, magna cum laude, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. During her studies, Shir served as Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious Mishpatim Law Review, and served as research and teaching assistant in various courses. Upon graduation, Shir clerked at the Israeli Supreme Court for the Hon. Justice Uzi Vogelman. Shir works as an attorney at the State Attorney's civil department. Shir was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to pursue her LL.M at Harvard University.

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Soaad Younis

Soaad Younis

The Academic College at Wingate >> Temple University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Soaad, is planning to study Sports Business at Temple University.

Soaad is a soccer player who received her B.A. in Physical Education from Wingate College in 2017. Since graduating, she has been working as an exercise specialist at Meir Hospital in Kfar Saba, in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, being the only Arab and the youngest staff member in the Center. Her aim is to help her society to develop better health through better and equal sports and fitness training programming.

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Gilat Abraham Zaefen

Gilat Abraham Zaefen

University of Haifa >> Columbia University

Gilat Abraham Zaefen clerked at the Israeli Supreme Court, both for the Hon. Chief Justice Miriam Naor and for the Hon. Justice Daphne Barak-Erez. Gilat currently works as an associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department at Herzog Fox & Neeman, Israel’s largest law firm, ranked 'Top Tier' in all international and domestic legal guides. Gilat received her LL.B (summa cum laude) in Law and her B.A. in Psychology from Haifa University in 2012. Gilat was awarded a Fulbright fellowship to pursue her LL.M. at Columbia Law School, with an emphasis on administrative and constitutional law.

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Yaron Covo

Yaron Covo

Tel Aviv University >> Columbia University

Yaron Covo received his LL.B in law, cum laude, from Tel Aviv University. During his studies Yaron worked in Orna Lin & Co. Law Offices, a prominent Israeli law firm specialized in labor law. Upon graduation, Yaron served as a law clerk to the Hon. Justice Daphne Barak-Erez of the Supreme Court of Israel. Yaron's areas of interest focus on the intersection of sports and the law. As a Fulbright fellow, Yaron will pursue his LL.M at Columbia University, focusing on the role of sports in promoting human rights and social change.

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Ruba Hamdan

Ruba Hamdan

Max Stern Yezreel Valley College >> Savannah College of Art & Design

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Ruba, will be studying for her MFA at Savannah College of Art & Design.

Ruba Hamdan received her B.A. in Communications from Max Stern Yezreel Valley College and holds an Interior Design Diploma from 6B Studio. Ruba aspires to develop a career as a professional artist, a researcher and an art educator. She is especially enthusiastic about promoting art education as a tool for intercultural dialogue through programs for children and youth and also aspires to contribute to the enhancement of the arts in Arab society, where the field is significantly underdeveloped, by conducting research on Arab art, empowering Arab artists, organizing exhibitions and promoting Arab art internationally. Ruba hopes to advance these goals by developing her artistic voice, expanding her research and intellectual skills through living in a diverse global community and reaching beyond ethnic and gender boundaries.

 

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Aiman Jabaren

Aiman Jabaren

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology >> University of California, San Diego

Fulbright Master's Outreach Fellow, Aiman, will be pursuing his Master's degree in Electrical Engineering at UCSD, where he will be conducting research in computer vision.

Aiman received a B.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology. He conducted research in image processing at the Ultrasound Signal and Image Processing and Modeling Lab and the Neural Interface Engineering Lab during his bachelor degrees. Afterwards, he worked for two years as a pre-silicon verification engineer at Intel.

 

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Eran Margalit

Eran Margalit

Tel Aviv University >> Brooklyn College

Eran Margalit received his BA (B.mus) in Music Performance (percussion) from the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music in Tel-Aviv University where he currently studying in the Vocal class. He will study towards his Master’s Degree (Performance – Vocal) in the Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music in New York. Eran started his studies while serving in the Israel Defense Force as an "Excellency Musician" at the Education and Youth Corps (2012-2015). During his career, Eran has played with Israel's top orchestras including the Israel Philharmonic, Jerusalem Symphony and The Israeli Symphony – Rishon Letzion and sung in many choirs including the "Thelma Yalin" Alumni Choir and currently in the Israeli Opera Choir. He performed under international conductors like Zubin Mehta, Dani Ettinger, Daniel Oren, Manfred Honeck and more. In the last years, He also started teaching and instructing young musicians in "Hassadna" Conservatory in Jerusalem, The Young Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, etc'.

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Tamer Mograbi

Tamer Mograbi

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology >> University of Maryland

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Tamer, will be learning and specializing in the field he is most passionate about, robotics, at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Tamer received his BSc in Computer Science from the Technion – Israel institute of Technology in 2015. After graduating, Tamer worked in Tel Aviv at Check Point Software Technologies as a software engineer dealing with network security and later worked in Haifa at Cadence Design Systems as a software engineer dealing with formal verification.

 

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Yafit Shalev

Yafit Shalev

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Harvard University

Yafit Shalev received her LL.B/BA in Law and in "Amirim" (The Honors Program in the Humanities) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2013. Upon finishing her studies, Yafit served as a Legal Intern in the Ministry of Justice, and later on as a law clerk for the Honorable Deputy Supreme Court President Justice Elyakim Rubinstein. Today Yafit works as an attorney in the litigation department at Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co., where she deals with civil and administrative cases with emphasis on class actions, liquidation cases, derivative suits, and administrative petitions. Yafit was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study for an LL.M in administrative law at Harvard University.

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Sameer Sharara

Sameer Sharara

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology >> University of California, San Diego

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Sameer, is planning to start his LLM studies at Northwestern University.

During his academic life, Sameer volunteered in many NGOs, besides taking part in the Ambitions Forum, which accompanies – socially, academically and personally - first year Arab law students in Israeli universities. In 2014, he participated in MEPI Student leadership program at Benedictine University. Sameer completed his internship in the largest law firm in Israel, Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal. As a certified lawyer, he joined the global firm PwC to complete his accounting internship. Currently, he is a tax inspector in the Israeli tax authority. 

 

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Nahum Shemi

Nahum Shemi

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Northern Illinois University

Nahum Shemi received his BA in psychology and the “Amirim” humanities honors program from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He then proceeded to work as a psychometric tests developer at the National Institute for Testing and Evaluation, a risk analyst for a Swedish online payment company and an editor of Hebrew poetry translations. Nahum was awarded the Fulbright Fellowship to pursue MA studies in philosophy at Northern Illinois University. He hopes to research intersection areas between philosophy and psychology and possibilities of inter-disciplinary fusions. The first attempt at which would be research into ethical implications of psychodynamic theory.

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Adim Abass

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology >> University of Southern California

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Adim, was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Software Engineering at the University of Southern California.

Adim received his B.Sc at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology in Computer Science. 

 

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Liat Ariel

University of Haifa >> Loyola University Chicago

Liat Ariel was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study Education and English at Loyola University Chicago.

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Ameer Bashir

Tel Aviv University >> Arizona State University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Ameer Bashir was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Digital Culture at Arizona State University.

Ameer completed a degree in Social Sciences at Tel Aviv University.

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Nour Darwish

Tel Aviv University >> Brooklyn College

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Nour, was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Music Performance at Brooklyn College.

Nour completed her B.A. in Arts at Tel Aviv University.

 

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Mohammed Jaljule

Tel Aviv University >> Northwestern University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Mohammed, was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to pursue his LL.M at Northwestern University, specializing in tax law.

Mohammed received his LL.B degree from Tel Aviv University.

 

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Maroun Maalouf

University of Haifa >> Fordham University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Maroun, was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to pursue his LL.M at Fordham University, specializing in International Law.

Maroun Maalouf received his LL.B degree from the University of Haifa. 

 

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Muhammad Mansour

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology >> New York University - NYU

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Muhammad, was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Transport Engineering at New York University - NYU.

Muhammad received his B.Sc in Engineering at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. 

 

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Yael Nidam

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology >> Massachusetts Institute of Technology - MIT

Yael Nidam was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study Urban Planning, specializing in climate resiliency and environmental health research at MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Lama Shehadeh

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology >> Cornell University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Lama Shehadeh was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Architecture, specializing in Regional Planning, at Cornell University. 

Lama completed a degree in Architecture at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

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Arbel Sisso

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology >> University of Washington

Arbel Sisso was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study Biomedical Engineering, specializing in Biomaterials Development, at the University of Washington.

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Tomer Treger

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Stanford University

Tomer Treger was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study International Economic Law at Stanford University.

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Meir Yarom

University of Haifa >> New York University-NYU

Meir Yarom was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study Philosophy of Law at NYU-New York University. 

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Eman Abu Aiada

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev >> Oregon State University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Eman Abu Aiada, was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study English Literature and Linguistics at Oregon State University.

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Or Alcon

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Harvard University

Or Alcon was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study Law, specializing in Global Finance, at Harvard University.

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Hanan Cidor

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Columbia University

Hanan Cidor was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study Law, specializing in Commercial and Civil Litigation and Corporate Governance at Columbia University.

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Yousef Fadila

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology >> Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Yousef Fadila, was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to complete an M.Sc. in Computer Science, focusing on AI application in Engineering, applied physics and data science, at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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Amal Nasser Aun

University of Haifa >> Cornell University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Amal Nasser Aun, was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to pursue a  Master's in Public Administration, focusing on Human Rights & Social Justice in the Middle East at Cornell University.

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Muhammad Sarahne

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> University of Pennsylvania

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Muhammad Sarahne, was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Law, specializing in Criminal Law, Criminal Justice and Comparative Law at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Noa Shusterman

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> New York University-NYU

Noa Shusterman was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study International Relations and Middle East Studies at NYU.

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Yael Sloma

Bezalel – Academy of Arts and Design >> Maryland Institute College of Art

Yael Sloma was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study Fine Arts at Maryland Institute College of Art.

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Shira Yashphe

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Columbia University

Shira Yashphe was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study Conservation Biology at Columbia University.

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Doaa Abu Elyounes

University of Haifa >> Harvard University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Doaa Abu Elyounes, completed her LLB at the University of Haifa in 2012. She was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Law, specializing in Cyber Law and Criminal Law at Harvard University.

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Samantha Adler De Oliveira

Bezalel – Academy of Arts and Design >> MassArt

Samantha Adler De Oliveira was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study Fine Arts at MassArt. 

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Soheir Asaad

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> University of Notre Dame

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Soheir Asaad completed her LLB at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2013. She was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study International Human Rights Law at the University of Notre Dame.

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Ester Biro

The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya >> Fairleigh Dickinson University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Ester Biro, completed her B.A. in Communications at The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya in 2014. She was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Communications at Fairleigh Dickinson University. 

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Elena Chachko

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Harvard University

Elena Chachko was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study Law, specializing in International and Foreign Relations Law at Harvard University.

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George Deek

The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya >> Georgetown University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, George Deek, completed his LLB at The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya in 2006. He was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Law, specializing in Diplomacy and International Law at Georgetown University.

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Yael Magid

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Duke University

Yael Magid was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study Cognitive Science, focusing on Product Management, at Duke University.

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Areej Mwassi

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Arizona State University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Areej Mwassi, was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Educational Technology, focusing on learning sciences, STEM and civic engagement, at Arizona State University.

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Nisreen Mansour

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Indiana University Bloomington

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Nisreen Mansour, was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Commercial Law at Indiana University Bloomington.

Nisreen completed her LLB at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2013.

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Sari Saba Sadiya

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology >> Michigan State University

Fulbright Master's Outreach fellow, Sari Saba Sadiya was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Cognitive Neuroscience at Michigan State University.

Sari completed his B.Sc. in Computer Science at the Technion in 2013. 

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Hagar Shechter

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> University of Michigan

Hagar Shechter was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study Law, specializing in Human Rights Law, at the University of Michigan.

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Aluma Zernik

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem >> Harvard University

Aluma Zernik was awarded a Fulbright Master’s Fellowship to study Law, specializing in civil litigation & regulation, at Harvard University. 

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