Yael was born in Boston, MA and raised in Israel. She is a married mother of three and lives in Kiryat Ono. Yael has an MA in Jewish studies from Tel Aviv University and has been involved with many different Jewish pluralistic organizations over the past 20 years, developing programs as well as teaching and facilitating educational staff in schools and in in-formal education. Yael also spent time on "shlihut" through the Jewish Agency and Young Judea in Washington DC. Yael believes that people are the heart of the organization and since she joined BINA in 2015 she has focused on implementing and streamlining HR practices and has made the welfare and needs of the staff her top priority. When she’s not at BINA, Yael is a Doula and a prenatal educator.