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Yael Brendel

Team Leader

Age: 2018
Teams: ISRAEL 15

Yael is a Team Leader in Reut's ISRAEL 15 task force. Yael holds an M.A. in Public Policy from Tel Aviv University (2009), and a B.A. in Political Science, Sociology, and Anthropology from the Hebrew University (2006). Currently Yael is working on her master's thesis, which looks at poverty and law in Israel. Moreover, she was recently awarded a research scholarship from the Richard and Rhoda Goldman funds for promoting Quality Government in Israel.

Prior to joining The Reut Institute, Yael worked at the IDF Strategic Planning Division. In her role there, she developed the IDF's policy positions on Knesset's legislative initiatives. Before her work in the IDF, she managed the Tel Aviv office of Yedid, an organization that helps minorities realize their social and civil rights.