President of the Focolare Movement
(updated October 2022)
(Haifa, Israel - 1962)
She was born into a Palestinian Catholic family and graduated in Judaism in the United States from the American Jewish University. She has held various positions for the Focolare in Los Angeles and Jerusalem.
In the field of dialogue, she collaborated with the Episcopal Commission for interreligious dialogue, the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land and the ICCI (Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel).
Since 2014 she has been at the International Focolare Center as a councilor for Italy and Albania and co-responsible for the dialogue between ecclesial movements and new Catholic communities.
In 2021 she was elected President of the Movement.