by Haya Luftig
Rabbi Noa Sattath is the Director of the Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC), the social justice arm of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism (IMPJ). She is charged with leading the staff of the organization, developing and implementing social change strategies in the fields of separation of religion and state, women’s rights, and the struggle against racism. Prior to her work in IRAC, Noa was the Executive Director of the Jerusalem Open House, the LGBT community center in Jerusalem. Noa was also the Executive Director of MEET, a non-profit organization that uses technology to create a common language between Israeli and Palestinian young leaders. Prior to her work in civil society, Noa worked as a leader in the Israeli software industry. She is a graduate of Hebrew University and Gratz college. She was ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) in 2014. She is a member of Congregation Kol Haneshama in Jerusalem.