K4P Jerusalem Staff

Ittay Flescher
Education Director

 

Ittay Flescher is the Education Director at Kids4Peace Jerusalem. Born in Israel, Ittay moved to Australia as a child and worked there as a high school teacher specializing in formal and informal Jewish Education for the past 15 years. Ittay is married with two children aged 7 and 10. His family moved to Jerusalem in 2018 to begin the next chapter of their lives in a city that has captured their imagination for many years. 

Working with the Kids4Peace team is a huge privilege for Ittay, in that it allows him to learn from the many narratives of youth who are searching for ways to make the city of Jerusalem more fair, just and equal for all.

Suma Qawasmi
Community Manager

Suma is the Community Manager at K4P. Suma has a BA in English Literature and Business from Birzeit University. She is from Jerusalem and considers herself a social person who likes to meet new people, learn about others and explore different cultures and backgrounds.

Angham Hussien

Co-Director of Education

With a Master’s Degree from Hebrew University, Angham comes with a wealth of experience in facilitation, counseling, and education. From a young age, she has been participating in programs that seek to bridge the divide between different groups. With this being her third year at K4P, she looks forward to continue being an advocate for hope and change in our movement.

Jessica Martin

6th Grade Leader 
Jessica Martin is a Christian Palestinian living in East Jerusalem who is currently studying Hebrew at the Rothberg School mechina. Next year, she will be studying Business and Law at the Hebrew University. She has been involved as a participant, counselor, and grade leader with Kids4Peace for over a decade, and enjoys traveling, writing, and meeting new people.

Rachel Schwartz

7-8th Grade Leader
Rachel joined Kids4Peace in the summer of 2019 as a summer camp advisor and is thrilled to be working for her second year as a group leader. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia in the United States, Jerusalem has been Rachel’s home for the past 3 years and will hopefully remain so for many years to come. It is important to her to bring her nearly 10 years of experience in informal Jewish education to K4P because Rachel is a firm believer of using education to build peace from the bottom-up. 
 

Sewar Uthman

9th Grade Leader 

Sewar is a Palestinian Muslim living in the Beit Safafa neighbhood of West Jerusalem. She has been with Kids4Peace since 2010 as a camper, counselor and now Grade leader. She is currently studying psychology and business at the Hebrew University and is the only Arab Female in the University Tennis team. She also works at BYU as an admin assistant and with different peace organizations as a speaker and dialogue leader.