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The Staff of the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute

The professional expertise in applied social research accumulated at MJB since our founding in 1974 has made us Israel's leading center for applied research on social policy and service delivery, in Israel, the Jewish world, and the international community.  

Our 110+ staff has backgrounds in economics, education, gerontology, health, psychology, public policy, social work, statistics, and more, reflecting the Institute’s multi-disciplinary approach. Moreover, our staff has the specialized skills and commitment necessary to link research, policy, and practice to achieve the greatest impact.

   

MJB Staff by Division (full-time staff listed)

 

Executive Director's Office 

Michael Hartal ( Executive Director)

Sivan Ohana

Suzanne Brown

 

Center for Research on Aging
Jenny Brodsky (Director) 
Ayelet Berg-Warman 
Helen Mishael 
Ittay Mannheim 
Michal Laron 
Shmuel Be'er 
Shirli Resznizky 
Yaniv Cohen 
Yitschak Shnoor 

 

Smokler Center for Health Policy Research

Bruce Rosen (Director) 

Bat-Sheva Hass 

Elad Daniels

Hadar Samuel

Ira Yaari  
Irit Elroy  
Nitza Wurmbrand 
Rachel Nissanholtz-Gannot 

Rina Maoz Breuer
Ruth Waitzberg  
 
Shuli Brammli 
Tamar Medina Artom 
Yael Ashkenazi 
  
 

Engelberg Center for Children and Youth

Miriam Navot (Director)  
Anna Gerasimenko

Anna Resnikovski

Aya Almog  
Brachi Ben Simon 
Dalia Ben-Rabi 
Dganit Levi 
Fida Nijim-Ektelat  

Ori Figura Rosenzweig
Paula Kahan 
Rachel Szabo-Lael  

Ravit Alfandari
Ruth Baruj-Kovarsky 

Shelly Bloch  
Tal Tsadka
Tali Topilsky 
Viacheslav Konstantinov 
Yoa Sorek 
 

 

Center for Employment of Disadvantaged Populations

Nir Levy (Director) 
Anna Schwartz 
Khaled Kadri

Morag Yairov

Natalia Bekhor

Noam Fischman 

Oren Tirosh   
Shlomit Kagya

Smadar Somekh 

Tirza Willner 
Zvika Deutsch 
 

 

Center for Research on Disabilities

Dori Rivkin (Director) 
Dafna Haran 
Ellen Milshtein 
Lital Barlev 

Mariela Yabo
Nathalie Bekhor 

Yoav Loeff 

Yonatan Eyal 
Yossef Keren-Abraham  

  

Center for Quality Promotion Systems

Tamar Zemach-Marom (Director) 
Hila Dolev 

Lior Kadish
Michael Philippov 

Moria Frankel 
Nicole Telias 
Noa Sher

Rakefet Shimoni

Rinat Namer-Furstenberg

Tal Arazi 
Talia Hasin
  

Sarit Ellenbogen (Director, Learning from Success and Collaborative Ongoing Learning in Human Services) 
Irit Aizik

 

Data Collection

Chen Tzuk (Director)

Ben Schlomi

Hana Goldenberg

Lev Zhivaev

Mark Malkovich

Tamar Golan 

 

Library

Pessi Prager 
Emanuel Margalioth

 

Publications Unit   

Jenny Rosenfeld (Director)

Anat Perko Toledano

Evelyn Abel
Naomi Halsted
Raya Cohen

Revital Aviv Matok
Ronit Ben Nun
Sue Bubis 
  

 

External Relations

Keri Zelson Warshawsky (Director) 
Alexa Neville

Etan Diamond

Mally Levine 

 

Finance

Sigal Asher (CFO)
Adi Sharvit
Bat-Sheva Kahana
Dalia Talmor
Gal Einav
 

 

Human Resources

Miri Saar (Director)
Mazal Barel 

 

Information Technology

Adeena Ascher
Aliza Mizrahi
Barak Alon
Chana Goldschmidt
Efrat Navon
Hagit Samet
Ilana Refaeli
Leonor Kirszman Bass
Michal Levi
Milla Veksler
Rahamim Levi
Rima Farkash
Sasha Kantor
Sivan Malka
Tamir Arieli
Tania Chirechenkov
Yair Tal

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