Yael Fisher is a sophomore at Wesleyan University, majoring in economics, history, and government. Yael grew up in New York but is a dual American and Israeli citizen. She is an elected leader of the Hashomer Hatzair youth movement and an active member of J Street U Wesleyan.
This summer she is in Israel as a PPI intern at Windows: Channels for Communication, a grassroots non-profit group based in Jaffa that develops and implements long-term educational programming for Israeli and Palestinian youth. Click here to read her colorful blog post about her group’s visit to the West Bank.
The photo featured above is of the Luna Park amusement center in Huwara, which Yael describes as “a small village in the West Bank that borders Nablus and is surrounded by four Israeli settlements.”