Ismaeel Hamoud

Residence
Beit Hanina
Place of birth
Kabul, Israel
Year of Birth
1976
Profession
social worker, therapist and lecturer
Organization
Bimkom
Identity
Arab Palestinian, citizen of the State of Israel
Languages spoken
Arabic, Hebrew, English
Date of Interview
01/2007

11/2008
Interviewer
Joline Makhlouf and Leora Gal

"People want to live, even while they wait for the issue of Jerusalem to be resolved. Health and quality of life are linked with a solution."

Ismaeel Hamoud works with Bimkom, an organization which seeks to make community participation and human rights a central part of urban planning. Bimkom provides legal advocacy, planning consultancy and educational materials to communities and political leaders to promote planning rights. Ismaeel works primarily in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya, where he is the liaison between the community and Bimkom.