Yael Meyer

Yael Meyer, formerly from California, US, has a Juris Doctor (Wayne State University Law School, Detroit Michigan) and a BA (Kalamazoo College, Michigan). She was admitted to the Bar (Law Practice) in California, Michigan, Washington DC, and Israel, She was a civil and criminal litigation lawyer for 30 years in the US before coming to live in Israel in 1996.

After making aliyah she worked for the Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC), which is the advocacy arm of the Reform Movement in Israel. In addition to working on legal issues of religion and state in Israel, she wrote articles for the IRAC website and as a grant proposal writer for Amdocs until she retired in 2013.

Yael worked as volunteer for the Sierra Club – one of the leading environmental defense organizations in the US – for more than 25 years. She has been very active in partisan political activities first in the US and later here in Israel continuing until today. She is also very involved with the English Speakers group at Kehilat Ra"anan (the Reform synagogue in Raanana).

In addition to enjoying traveling in Israel and around the world, since retiring Yael has more time to pursue her interests in photography, birding, nature and archaeology/antiquity.

Water Great Day Out

Water Great Day Out

by Yael Meyer

A group of ESRA day-trippers traveled to Holon to visit more ...
Sweet Start to the New Year!

Sweet Start to the New Year!

by Yael Meyer

The ESRA day-trippers headed north to seek out treats more ...
How Channel 2 brings us the News

How Channel 2 brings us the News

by Yael Meyer

ESRA day-trippers had a good time venturing behind more ...
Yad Vashem:From Despair to Hope

Yad Vashem:From Despair to Hope

by Yael Meyer

A description of an ESRA day trip to Jerusalem to visit more ...
Following Pharaoh’s Battle Route

Following Pharaoh’s Battle Route

by Yael Meyer

Yael describes a fascinating hike that included places more ...
Walking in the Valley of Ela

Walking in the Valley of Ela

by Yael Meyer

A vivid report on the ESRA tiyul to the Ela valley more ...
A Day of ‘Firsts’

A Day of ‘Firsts’

by Yael Meyer

In January ESRA members took an interesting and enjoyable more ...
Finding out About our Bedouin Neighbors

Finding out About our Bedouin Neighbors

by Yael Meyer

A bus tour by ESRA day trippers, in which a variety more ...
Train line that was so slow, it was said that donkeys moved faster!

Train line that was so slow, it was said that donkeys moved faster!

by Yael Meyer

The 40 day-trippers who went to the Rakevet HaEmek more ...
Peeking in at Peki’in

Peeking in at Peki’in

by Yael Meyer

One beautiful spring day ESRA day-trippers took a "religious more ...
Debunking the Myths

Debunking the Myths

by Yael Meyer

An ESRA trip to museums honoring Jewish fighters and more ...
 
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