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Na'am-AWC is run by a small team and a large number of volunteers. You can contact Na'am-AWC to learn more.



Samah Salaime

Executive Director (She/Her)

Samah Salaime is the founder of Na'am-AWC. A social worker (MA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Salaime has won a number of important awards for her pioneering work, her passion and zeal. These include a prestigious Mandel Fellowship, and a Human Rights Defender Award from the New Israel Fund. She was also elected to the Board of Governors of the Hebrew University. Salaime has been listed among the top ten activists by Ynet,and the top 50 influential women by Lady Globes. She is a regular contributor to the blog site +972 and to Haaretz. Samah is fluent in Arabic, Hebrew, and English.

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Judy Halper                     

Alana Deluty

Volunteer Coordinator (She/Her)

Yahel Volunteer/Intern (She/Her)

Judy is a member of Kibbutz Gezer, not far from Lod and Ramle. She has been a plumber, veggie cook and dairywoman on the kibbutz; and is currently a science writer for the Weizmann Institute of Science. She has been working with Na’am to raise funds and awareness since 2017. Judy is fluent in Hebrew and English. 

Alana Deluty is a Yahel volunteer/intern with Na'am. Coming to Na'am with a professional background in clinical research and community building, Alana works on grant applications and writing for Na'am. Alana has previously lived in India and Malaysia, and spends her free time swing dancing, bicycling, and being active in the Fulbright alumni community.  She wants to devote her life to ending violence against women. 

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