Sandra Tamari

Executive Director

Sandra Tamari is a Palestinian-American organizer and the Acting Director of Adalah Justice Project (AJP). Prior to her work with AJP, Sandra served as the Senior Program Manager for AMIDEAST, the Assistant Director of Georgetown University's Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, and from 2008-2009 worked with Al-Jana, Arab Resource Center for Popular Arts in Beirut. She is a co-founder of the St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee and was co-chair of the Steering Committee for the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights from 2015-2018. Since the murder of Mike Brown in Ferguson in August 2014, she has focused her work on building joint liberation efforts between Palestinians and Black Americans.

Izzy Mustafa

Communications and Campaign Specialist

Izzy Mustafa is a Palestinian-American organizer and visionary social media builder. Izzy is an alumnus of the University of New Mexico where he was active in organizing campaigns for the local chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine. He brings to Adalah Justice Project a commitment to grassroots organizing, bridging divides between Palestinians in Palestine and in the diaspora, and lifting up the voices of those most impacted by state violence.

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Jamil Dakwar

Advisory Board Chair

Jamil Dakwar is the Director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Human Rights Program. Before joining the ACLU, he worked at Human Rights Watch and before coming to the United States he worked at Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel. He is an adjunct professor at Hunter College and John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) and a graduate of Tel Aviv University and New York University School of Law.


Rina Rosenberg (Jabareen), Esq.


Rina Rosenberg (Jabareen) is an American lawyer and a co-founder and the International Advocacy Director of Adalah - The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel (Adalah). Her work with Adalah over the last 20 years includes research and advocacy before UN, EU and US bodies; outreach to the international media; writing and editing publications; extensive fundraising and institutional development projects.


Jeffrey Haas


Jeffrey Haas is a movement lawyer based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In 1969, Jeff and partners formed the People’s Law Office in Chicago representing Black Panthers and other social movement organizers. In 2009 Jeff published The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther. Most recently from 2016 to the present Jeff represented Water Protectors at Standing Rock. Jeff is on the board of the indigenous led Water Protectors Legal Collective, based in Mandan ND.