The Voices Israel Group of Poets

in English

Our Team

We are always happy to hear from any of our members or potential members and anyone else who loves poetry. Our office-holders are listed below. 

This website is the best source of information on all our activities. Please check out the relevant section before you contact one of our officers. That said, if you haven't found the answer to your question on this website, you may contact one of us as follows:

  • For general enquiries and matters affecting our association in general, please contact our President. 
  • For anything involving money (e.g. membership and renewals, requests to buy our annual Anthology, etc.) - our Treasurer. 
  • For information about national activities such as Workshops, and anything related to our monthly newsletter - our Secretary. 
  • For more information about becoming a member: our Secretary or our Membership Coordinator. 
  • For anything related to our website: our Webmistress. 

If you are thinking of joining and would like to attend a local meeting, please contact the relevant area coordinator. We look forward to seeing you!

Please note that the phone numbers in this list are for phoning from within Israel. If phoning from abroad,  replace the initial zero of each number with 972, the Israeli area code. For example:  054-919-3575 (within Israel) will become +972-54-919-3575 when phoning from abroad.

National Office-Holders

Position and Current Holder
 Contact Details
President: Judy Koren
Email:; cellphone: 054-741-7860
Secretary:  Pesach Rotem 
Email:;   cellphone:  052-510-4720
Treasurer : Chanita Millmann 
Membership and Zoom Coordinator: Yochanan Zaqantov
 Workshop/Events Coordinator: Elana Dorfman
Email:;               cellphone:  054-688-6513
Chief Editor of Voices Anthology: Dina Jehuda
Reuben Rose Competition Administrator: Mark Levinson (also Tel-Aviv Coordinator)
Email:      cellphone:  054-444-8438       
 Bar Sagi Competition Administrator: Michele Bustin
  Webmistress: Judy Koren

Local Group Coordinators in Israel

Group and Coordinator
 Contact Details
  Ashkelon: Chaim Bezalel
  Bet Shemesh / Modi'in: currently unfilled
 Global Group: Shoshana Kent
  Gush EtzionMindy Barad 
 Haifa: Deborah Golden
Email:; cellphone:  054-580-6209 
  Jerusalem: Avril Meallem
  Netanya and Sharon: Susan Olsburgh 
Email:; cellphone: 054-919-3575
  Southern Region: Miriam Green
  Tel Aviv: Mark Levinson (also Reuben Rose competition coordinator)
Email:; cellphone:  054-444-8438
  Upper Galilee: Reuven Goldfarb
Email:; tel:  04-697-4105
  Western Galilee: Phyllsie Gross