Architect Ya'ara Rozner Manor joined the clinic in 2015 as a member of the team and a lecturer in the clinic's internship course. She is an architect, urban planner and a doctoral student at Ben Gurion University. For over a decade, she has led and participated in planning teams that defined national policy regarding metropolitan parks, coastal environment preservation, and created strategic and statutory plans for cities and regions. She has eight years of teaching experience at the Hebrew University, Bezalel academy and Ben Gurion University and is the winner of several academic grants and prizes, including the Planners' Association "Best Researcher" (2013), the Sandberg foundation scholarship (2009) for excellent research in the field of Architecture and Design (2009), ans was part of a workshop for noted researchers at Harvard University. Yaara's research in recent years had focused on mediating the needs and aspirations of local communities, the Israeli planning system and geographical limitations.
Deputy Director, Urban Planning