staff Ziad AbuZayyad: An attorney-at-law, is the founding co-editor of Palestine-Israel Journal. He was editor of the Arabic edition of the Al-Fajr daily, and the Hebrew language bi-weekly Gesher (Bridge). He is a former Palestinian Authority Minister, a former Member of the Palestinian Legislative Council and a Palestinian negotiator. He was awarded the 2012 Outstanding Contribution to Peace Award by the International Media Council of the Next Century Foundation.
Hillel Schenker: Is co-editor of Palestine-Israel Journal. He was one of the editors of New Outlook, was involved in the founding of Peace Now and served as Chair of Democrats Abroad – Israel. He has a BA in Literature from Tel Aviv University, an MA in Mass Communications from Clark University and is currently completing a book whose working title is Eyewitness in Israel-Palestine. He was awarded the 2012 Outstanding Contribution to Peace Award by the International Media Council of the Next Century Foundation.
Susie Becher: Is managing editor of the Palestine- Israel Journal. She is the communications director of the Israeli Policy Working Group, and a member of the Steering Committee of Zulat for Human Rights and Equality. She publishes a blog on the Times of Israel website.
Nisreen Abu-Zayyad: Is managing editor of Palestine-Israel Journal, has an MA in International Cooperation and Development from Bethlehem University, studied for an MSC in Media and Communications Regulation at LSE, and has a BA in Philosophy and a BA in History and Jewish History from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Kyoko Uchida: Is a poet, translator and editor, the author of Elsewhere: Poems. She was associate editor of the Palestine-Israel Journal (2006-2009) when she lived in Jerusalem and currently serves as copy editor based in New York.
Najat Hirbawi: Is circulation and production manager of Palestine-Israel Journal since 1996. She has a BA in English Literature and a minor in translation from Bethlehem University.
Galit Hasan-Rokem: Is professor emerita of Hebrew literature and Jewish and comparative folklore at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is the culture editor of Palestine-Israel Journal.
Daniel Bar-Tal: Was director of the Walter Lebach Research Institute for Jewish-Arab Coexistence through Education at Tel Aviv University, president of the International Society of Political Psychology and the author of many books on the dynamics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. His latest book, published in Hebrew together with Prof. Amiram Raviv, is The Comfort Zone of a Society in Conflict. He was co-editor of Palestine-Israel Journal (2001-05).
Daniel Gavron: Was managing editor of the first issue of Palestine-Israel Journal in 1994. He is a journalist and the author of 10 books, among them Holy Land Mosaic: Stories of Cooperation and Coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians which contains a chapter on joint media initiatives consisting of his memories of the PIJ’s origins along with reflections and comments based on discussions with the editors. His latest book is NOW AND THEN: An Israeli Retrospective (2018).
Khuloud Totah: Was managing editor of the first issue of Palestine-Israel Journal in 1994. She moved to Australia in 2009 where she works at the Western Australian Museum, serves as President of the Western Australian Institute for Translators and Interpreters (WAITI), and continues to be an active translator while also teaching Arabic for beginners. Khuloud Totah was born in Jerusalem, and moved to Jordan where she became the first female professional stage manager working with many leading international companies. At Orange/Jordan Telecom she headed the Corporate Social Responsibility Section and coordinated the e-Arabic curriculum project through the Jordan Education Initiative. At the Ministry of Culture Khuloud headed the Cultural Exchange, Studies and Publications, Fine Arts and Administration departments. She has a BA in English Literature with a minor in Drama, a Diploma in Interpreting and a Master of Science in Translation and Interpreting.
Sarah McGregor-Wood: Was managing editor Palestine-Israel (2002-2004) Journal Zahra Khalidi: Was managing editor of Palestine-Israel (2002-2005). She is a Project Manager at Al-Quds University, and also was an English instructor at The United Nations Work and Relief Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNWRA). Journal Basem L. Ra'ad: Is a professor at Al-Quds University, Jerusalem. He has been an editor and community organizer, and taught in various countries, including Canada, Bahrain and Lebanon. Among his books is Hidden Histories: Palestine and the Eastern Mediterranean (2010). He was managing editor of Palestine-Israel Journal (2002).
Omar Karmi: Was managing editor of Palestine-Israel (2005-2006). He is an independent journalist and former Jerusalem and Washington, DC, correspondent for Journal The National newspaper, a correspondent for the Jordan Times and managing editor of The Palestine Report. Today he writes a blog at Electronic Intifada. Avi Hoffmann: Was managing editor for many years of The Jerusalem Post and The Jerusalem Report. He was managing editor of Palestine-Israel Journal (2006-2008).
Lotahn Raz: Was the Israeli public relations and events organizer for Palestine-Israel Journal (2010-2011). As a youth he served a number of terms in prison as a conscientious objector due to his refusal to serve in the occupied territories. After working in a series of peace and social justice NGOs, he studied electrical engineering and became a maintenance person for the Carmelit in Haifa, Israel’s first underground transit system. Today he is an activist combating the climate crisis.
Pierre Klochendler: Is a reporter and documentary filmmaker, currently working with i24 TV. Together with Jerrold Kessler he directed the film “We too have no other land” which tells the story of Bnei Sahnin, the primary soccer/football club representing the Israeli Palestinian citizens, who won the State Cup in 2004. He was the fundraising and development coordinator of Palestine-Israel Journal (2009-2011).