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Anne and Jerome Fisher Director 
James S. Snyder
Tel: 670-8801

Deputy Director 
Ayelet Shiloh Tamir
Tel. 670-8889

Deputy Director for Development and International Relations
Lora Gilinski
Tel. 670-8098

Tamar and Teddy Kollek Chief Curator of Archaeology  
Dr. Haim Gitler
Tel. 670-8812

Chief Curator of Jewish Art and Life  
Daisy Raccah-Djivre
Tel. 670-8844

Yulla and Jacques Lipchitz Chief Curator of the Fine Arts Wing
Mira Lapidot
Tel. 670-8987

Head of the Ruth Youth Wing for Art Education
Dr. Eli Bruderman
Tel. 677-1355

Head of Curatorial Services
Tania Coen-Uzzieli
Tel. 677-1356

Chief Designer
Oren Sagiv 
Tel. 6771374
Fax 6771338

Head of Finance
Danny Mimran 
Tel. 670-8828

Head of Human Resources
Dvora Feinstein
Tel. 670-8956

Head of the Volunteers Organization
Edgar Suszer 
Tel. 670-8925


Senior Administrative Support

Bareket Mann
Tel. 670-8030

Executive Assistant to the Director
Chandi Medad
Tel. 670-8801

Company Secretary
Yael Shinar
Tel. 670-8889


Samuel and Saidye Bronfman Archaeology Wing

Tamar and Teddy Kollek Chief Curator of Archaeology
Curator of Numismatics  
Dr. Haim Gitler 
Tel. 670-8831

Assistant to the Chief Curator of Archaeology
Tali Sharvit 
Tel. 670-8830

Senior Curator of Prehistoric Cultures
Dr. Debby Hershman
Tel. 670-8821

Curator of Chalcolithic and Bronze Age Archaeology
Nurith Goshen
Tel. 670-8829

Curator of Israelite and Persian Periods
Dr. Eran Arie 
Tel. 670-8877
Senior Curator of Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine Periods
David Mevorah
Tel. 670-8816

Associate Curator of Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Periods
Rachel Caine-Kreinin
Tel. 670-8816

Senior Curator of Islamic Art and Archaeology
Na’ama Brosh
Tel. 670-8834

Curator of Numismatics
Dr. Haim Gitler
Tel. 670-8831

Associate  Curator of Numismatics
Yaniv Schauer
Tel. 670-8831

Curator of Ancient Glass
Natasha Katsnelson
Tel. 670-8830

Jeannette and Jonathan Rosen Curator of Egyptian Archaeology
Dr. Shirly Ben Dor Evian 
Tel. 670-8934

Rodney E. Soher Curator of Western Asiatic Antiquities
Arina-Laura Peri
Tel. 670-8856

Rodney E. Soher Curator of Classical Archaeology
Galit Bennett-Dahan
Tel. 670-8849

Lizbeth and George Krupp Curator of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Head of the Shrine of the Book
Dr. Adolfo Roitman
Tel. 633-2568

Curator of the Rockefeller Museum
Fawzi Ibrahim
Tel. 670-8821

Curator of the Shrine of the Book
Hagit Maoz Lin
Tel. 633-2565

Registrar, Archaeology Wing
Bella Gershovich
Tel. 670-8885

Associate Curator of Islamic Art and Archaeology and Registrar
Elena Magid
Tel. 670-8885

Editor of English Publications
Nancy Benovitz
Tel. 670-8833

Alison Ashenberg
Tel. 670-8937

Coordinator, Shrine of the Book
Rotem Arieli
Tel. 633-2569

Project Management Officer 
Matan El-Shukrun 
Tel. 670-8885


Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Wing for Jewish Art and Life

Chief Curator, Curator, Skirball Department of Judaica
Daisy Raccah-Djivre
Tel. 670-8844

Senior Curator, Skirball Department of Judaica
Rachel Sarfati
Tel. 670-8819

Senior Curator, Julia and Leo Forchheimer Department of Jewish Ethnography
No’am Bar’am Ben-Yossef
Tel. 670-8016

Associate Curator
Sharon Weiser-Ferguson
Tel. 670-8802

Associate Curator
Efrat Assaf-Shapira
Tel. 670-8978

Associate Curator
Anna Nizza Caplan
Tel: 677-1329

Storage and Collection Manager
Gioia Perugia Sztulman
Tel. 670-8978

Project Management Officer
Chen Mellul
Tel. 670-8844

Archive Officer, Isidore and Anne Falk Information Center
Revital Hovav
Tel. 677-1304

Database Coordinator, Isidore and Anne Falk Information Center
Alona Farber
Tel. 677-1311

Assistant to the Chief Curator
Miki Joelson
Tel. 670-8844


Edmond and Lily Safra Fine Arts Wing

Yulla and Jacques Lipchitz
Chief Curator 
Mira Lapidot
Tel. 670-8987

Assistant to the Chief Curator 
Shua Ben-Ari
Tel. 677-1352

Senior Curator of the David Orgler Department of Israeli Art
Dr. Amitai Mendelsohn 
Tel. 670-8841

Curator, David Orgler Department of Israeli Art
Aya Miron 
Tel. 670-8841 

Hans Dichand Senior Curator of European Art
Shlomit Steinberg 
Tel. 670-8989

Curator Architecture and Design
Dan Handel
Tel. 670-8820

David Rockefeller Senior Curator,
Stella Fischbach Department of Modern Art
Dr. Adina Kamien-Kazhdan 
Tel. 670-8014

Associate Curator,
Stella Fischbach Department of Modern Art

Efrat Aharon

Associate Curator,
Stella Fischbach Department of Modern Art
Noga Elliash-Zalmanovich

Michael Bromberg Head Curator,
Ruth and Joseph Bromberg Department of Prints and Drawings
Tanya Sirakovich 
Tel. 670-8969

Curator, Ruth and Joseph Bromberg
Department of Prints and Drawings
Ronit Sorek 
Tel. 670-8853 

Curator of the Norman Bier Section for Maps of the Holy Land,
Department of Prints and Drawings
Ariel Tishby 
Tel. 670-8921

Associate Curator, Ruth and Joseph Bromberg
Department of Prints and Drawings
Nirit Sharon Debel
Tel. 670-8065

Landeau Family Curator of Contemporary Art
Rita Kersting
Tel. 670-8988

Horace and Grace Goldsmith Curator,
Noel and Harriette Levine Department of Photography
Dr. Noam Gal
Tel. 677-1335

Associate Curator, Section for Photographic Estates
Yudit Caplan 
Tel. 670-8843 

Curator of Interdisciplinary Art
Talia Amar 
Tel. 670-8894

Acting Curator, Department of Design and Architecture
Osnat Sirkin
Tel. 670-8882

Marcel Lorber Department of Asian Art Curator, 
Miriam Malachi 
Tel. 670-8840

Benjamin Weiss Curator, Art of the Americas
Yvonne Fleitman
Tel. 670-8015

Curator, Arts of Africa and Oceania
Dorit Shafir
Tel. 670-8955

Curator of Ticho House
Timna Seligman
Tel. 670-8913

Head of the Information Center for Israeli Art
Dr. Allison Kupietzky 
Tel. 670-8018

Project Management Officer
Daniel Galpherin
Tel. 052-6650102

Art Wing Coordinator
Natalie Laloush
Tel. 670-8987


Ruth Youth Wing for Art Education

Head of the Ruth Youth Wing for Art Education
Dr. Eli Bruderman
Tel. 677-1355

Assistant to the Chief Curator
Liora Vogelman
Tel. 677-1336

Senior Curator of Art Courses
Eldad Shaaltiel
Tel. 670-8961

Senior Curator of the Resnick Art Education Training Center
Lihi Sapir
Tel. 670-8860

Dita and Paul Morawetz Curator of Guided Tours
Flavia Lwow
Tel. 677-1305

Curator of Educational Programs & Events
Daniella Shalev
Tel. 677-1373

Associate Curator of Exhibitions and PMO
Smadar Gafni
Tel. 670-8825

Associate Curator of  Educational Programs & Events
Lena Charash-Zehavi
Tel. 677-1302

Associate Curator of the Feinstein Recycling Room
Telma Schultz
Tel. 670-8963

Associate Curator of the Library for Illustrated Children’s Books
Orna Granot
Tel. 670-8952

Associate Curator for Museum Education
Delila Hizmi
Tel. 670-8964

Curator for Museum Education
Ella Regev
Tel. 670-8053

Associate Curator for Museum Education
Ella Cohen
Tel. 670-8053

Coordinator for Groups with Special Needs 
Timnah Shahar
Tel. 678-1379

Nordmann Family Associate Curator of Educational Projects 
Kobi Ben-Meir
Tel. 670-8033

Coordinator of Guided Tours
Emilia Vid
Tel. 670-8884

Coordinator of Guided Tours
Nava Churchman
Tel. 670-8805

Administrative and Personnel Director
Nava Shwartz
Tel. 670-8068

Wing Coordinator
Naama Drori
Tel. 670-8052


Curatorial Services

Head of Curatorial Services, Curator Jewish Art and Life
Tania Coen-Uzzielli
Tel. 677-1356

Head of Publications
Nirit Zur
Tel. 670-8079

Designer and Assistant to the Head of Publications
Yael Bamberger
Tel. 670-8892

Senior Editor of English Publications
Anna Barber
Tel. 670-8981

Senior Editor of Hebrew Publications
Tami Michaeli
Tel. 670-8979

Chief Designer
Oren Sagiv
Tel. 6771374
Fax 6771338

Head of Exhibition Design Department 
Rivka Myers
Tel. 670-8087

Senior Exhibitions Designer
Halina Hamou
Tel. 670-8982

Head of Traveling Exhibitions
Sivan Eran-Levian
Tel. 677-1317

Head of Technical Services
Yaniv Cohen 
Tel. 670-8898

Project Management Officer
Artur Avakov
Tel. 670-8908

Head of Restoration Laboratories
David Bigelajzen
Tel. 670-8881

Head of Paper Conservation Laboratory
Michael Maggen
Tel. 670-8808

Head of Object Conservation Laboratory
Andrei Vainer
Tel. 670-2859

Head of Chemistry Laboratory
Marina Rassovsky
Tel. 670-8817

Head of Textile Conservation Laboratory
Shoshana Mandel
Tel. 670-8871

Head of Painting Conservation Laboratory
Ghiora Elon
Tel. 677-1380

Head of Image Resources and Copyright Management
Amalyah Keshet
Tel. 670-8064, 670-8874
Fax 677-1340

Head of Photography Department
Elie Posener
Tel. 670-8931

Exhibition Budget and Insurance Officer
Dalia Angel
Tel. 670-8897

Project Management Officer
Liat Benzguida
Tel. 677-1357

Head of Shipping Department
Henk van Doornik
Tel. 670-8031

Collections Database Manager
Dr. Allison Kupietzky
Tel. 670-8928


Axel Springer Art and Archaeology Library

Chief Librarian
Victoria Leiderman
Tel. 677-1306 

Tali Link 
Tel. 670-8886>  

Jeane Bloch 
Tel. 670-8084

Inna Lewanowicz
Tel. 670-8084>  

Inna Zelman
Tel. 670-8886


Development and International Relations

Deputy Director for Development and International Relations
Barak Cohen
Tel. 670-8098

Director, Israeli Friends
Lea Rotstein
Tel. 670-8815

Coordinator, Donor Relations and Head of Special Projects
Susan Strul
Tel. 670-8917

Coordinator, Special Programs and Events
Judith Amselem
Tel. 670-8861

Development Officer 
Linda Nechamkin-Sinvani 
Tel. 670-8899

Donor Relations Coordinator
Carina Auerbach Hod
Tel. 670-8890

Executive Assistant to the Deputy Director for Development and International Relations
Yvette Messinas
Tel. 670-8098

Administration and Finance

Deputy Director 
Zach Granit
Tel. 670-8889

Head of Finance
Iuju Orenstein
Tel. 670-8828

Director of Operations
Dalia Lazar
Tel. 670-8909

Head of the Archive
Tamar Soffer
Tel. 670-8037

Comptroller, Finance Department 
Sari Shapira 
Tel. 677-1372

Budget Officer 
Sonia Gurtovnik 
Tel. 670-8944

Head of Human Resources 
Dvora Feinstein 
Tel. 670-8956

Deputy Head of Human Resources
Sigalit Sapir
Tel. 670-8957

Head of Salary Section 
Silvana Ala 
Tel. 670-8848

Chief Security and Contingency Officer
Oded Rahamim 
Tel. 670-8839

Head of Building and Maintenance 
Itzike Esterkin
Tel. 670-8851
Head of Logistics and Purchasing Department
Avigdor Nadav

Productions and Events Department 

Head of  Productions and Events Department 
Neta Cohen 
Tel. 670-8895/6

Head of Corporate Events
Omer Tsur
Tel. 670-8970
Tel. 052-626-4264

Events Producer
Inna Miller
Tel. 670-8895

Head Producer
Zohar Dvir
Tel. 670-8896


Marketing and Public Relations

Marketing Director
Ran Lior
Tel. 6771323

Tourism Sales Manager
Lital Vilenski
Tel. 670-8896

Advertising Manager
Sima Sayag
Tel. 670-8868

Head of Membership
Natalia Koval
Tel. 670-8855

Rachel Schechter
Tel. 670-8935

Foreign Press Officer
Natalie Chetboun
Tel. 670-8992

Head of Visitor Services
Suzy Gabison
Tel. 670-8888


The New Media Unit

Curator of New Media and Head of Internet Office
Dr. Susan Hazan
Tel. 670-8066

Avi Rosenberg
Tel. 670-8066

Web Designer
Haya Sheffer
Tel. 670-8066

English Web Content Manager
Heddy Abramowitz
Tel. 670-8066

Hebrew Web Editor
Hanna Caine-Braunschvig
Tel. 670-8066


Computer and Information Systems

Head of Computer and Information Systems 
Moti Dozeto
Tel. 670-8836

Project Manager
Meir Atias
Tel. 670-8097

Network Administrator
Aaron Zelechow

Technical Manager and User Support
Arik Mordechai 
Tel. 670-8836

Computer and Network Technicion
Eyal Hobara 
Tel. 670-8836

The Volunteers Organization 

Head of the Volunteers Organization
Edgar Suszer
Tel. 670-8925

Coordinator of the Volunteers Organization
Ditza Leavy
Tel. 670-8925


Israel Museum Products, Ltd.

General Manager
Mor Kalev
Tel. 02 672-8883

Human Resources & Customer Service 
Batia Grossman
Tel. 02 670-8056

Operations Manager & Orders
Elad Ziriker
Tel. 02 672-8866

Shlomi Cohen
Tel. 02 670-8946

Product Development
Sharon Modan
Tel. 02 670-8826

Assistant to the Director
Odeya Elkeslacy




Office of the Comptroller 

Museum Comptroller
Ayala Vardi
Tel. 02-5826449, 050-5882224