Bolstered by thousands of dedicated volunteers on the ground, OneVoice’s regional field offices are located in Tel Aviv and Ramallah. OneVoice’s international headquarters are located in New York City, and also maintains an office, OneVoice Europe, in London. The international offices help provide vision and strategy, procure fundraising, and generate support from governments, corporations, and public figures.
Founder & President
Daniel Lubetzky is Founder and President of The PeaceWorks Foundation, which conceived and guides the OneVoice Movement. He is also Chairman of PeaceWorks Holdings LLC, a business corporation pursuing both peace and profit through joint ventures among neighbors striving to coexist in conflict regions (with ventures in the Mideast and South East Asia and a sales network reaching 5,000 customers in the US). Born and raised in Mexico City, Mr. Lubetzky studied abroad in France and Israel and received his B.A. in Economics and International Relations, magna cum laude, from Trinity University, and his J.D. from Stanford Law School. Fluent in Spanish, English, Hebrew and French, Mr. Lubetzky has lectured at Harvard, The Fletcher School, and The University of Pennsylvania/Wharton, as well as at the World Economic Forum, the World Bank, and the United Nations. In 1997 he was selected by the World Economic Forum as one of 100 Global Leaders for Tomorrow (GLT). In 2003 he was named Outstanding Young Alumnus by his Alma Mater; in 2004 he received on behalf of the PeaceWorks Foundation the World Association of NGOs Peace Security and Reconciliation Award; in 2005, he was honored with the Catholic Theological Union’s PeaceMakers Award, and the OneVoice movement received the King Hussein Humanitarian Leadership Prize from Queen Noor. Most recently, in January 2008, Mr. Lubetzky and the PeaceWorks Foundation were honored with the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.
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Amb. Marc C. Ginsberg
Chief Executive Officer
Senior Director of Global Communications
Strategic Partnerships Officer
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International Engagement Program Manager
Communications and New Media Associate
Darya joined OneVoice in January 2003, working as the public education coordinator and program developer. Having received her B.A in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies at the McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Darya comes to OneVoice with a deep understanding for grassroots activism towards civic empowerment. Darya has been involved in reconciliation efforts in the Middle East through Hashomer Hatzair and Givat Haviva since she was 9 years old. Over the course of three years, Darya worked as the facilitator and moderator for a delegation of Jewish-Israeli, Arab-Israeli, and Bedouin Youth. Darya was born in Brooklyn, NY; her mother is Israeli, from Hadera and her father is Pakistani, from Karachi.
Executive Assistant to the President
Samer Makhlouf has 10 years' experience in a broad range of non-profit and business organizations within Palestine. Most recently, Samer has worked in the program and development department at the Al Kasaba Theatre and Cinematheque, which he has represented to local and international organizations, and he continues to serve as the president of the Jifna Youth Club. Samer has extensive international training in fundrasing and non-profit management, including work with the U.S. Department of State. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Birzeit University in Palestine.
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Youth Leadership Program Director
Information Technology Coordinator
Director, OneVoice Gaza
Towibah Mjdoob Alsamrawe
Information Technology Coordinator
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Spokesman and Government Relations Director
Young Leadership Program Director
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining OneVoice, John was the General Manager of Ethiopiaid Ireland, an organisation focused on developmental issues in Ethiopia; though conflict resolution, and Israel & Palestine specifically has always been his passion and main area of academic and personal interest.
John was awarded a BA in History and English Literature from University College Dublin, and a Masters Degree in International Relations from the University of Sheffield, writing extensively on--and traveling to--conflict zones such as Northern Ireland, Kashmir, and the Middle East.
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Education Director and General Manager
Sharon Alsoodani has an MA from Cambridge University in Theology and Religious Studies, specializing in Islam and Biblical Studies. Following her graduation, she taught English in Tunis and then went on to work in Amman as a Productions Manager for a publishing company.
In Sharon's final year in Jordan, she was employed as PA to the British Defence Attaché, then returned to the UK and worked with Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East before taking up her role at OneVoice. Sharon speaks Arabic and French and has studied ancient Hebrew.
Director of Development
Prior to joining One Voice, Yoni Amias was Funding Director for the Arab-Jewish Community Center (AJCC) in Jaffa, and trainee Political and Press Analyst for the European Union Delegation in Israel. He has also worked on a temporary basis for the Middle East Dept at the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Yoni was awarded an MSc in International Public Policy from University College London and a BA in International Relations from the University of Birmingham. His main research was in conflict reconciliation, with a particular emphasis on Israel-Palestinian affairs. Yoni speaks Spanish and Hebrew fluently, and is currently learning French.