Jerusalem Institute of Justice
A Heart for Justice, A Voice For People

As a legal and research institute, the Jerusalem Institute of Justice pursues justice, protecting the legitimate standing of the State of Israel among the nations and practically promoting human & civil rights and the rule of law, in the courts, the Knesset, governments, academia & media forums in Israel & across the globe.

JIJ operates both internationally and domestically:

JIJ works to uphold human rights in the region by submitting charges of the gravest crimes to international tribunals and governmental bodies. Using first-hand evidence and testimonies, we target perpetrators of heinous human rights violations against innocent civilians that have so far enjoyed impunity.

In Israel, JIJ positively impacts society by providing free legal representation and consultation for Christian religious minorities experiencing discrimination and by creating public policy reform for victims of human trafficking and prostitution.

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Getting Things Done


Lives saved – HISTORIC WIN – Bill passed in the Knesset forbidding the purchase of sex services


Lawsuits submitted to the International Criminal Court at The Hague on human rights violations


Holocaust Survivors helped


Million lives impacted by our social media campaigns


In-Depth human rights reports


Palestinian voices interviewed


Lone soldiers served


Petitions won before Israel’s Supreme Court


Legal cases handled to date

CEO - Flavia Sevald

Flavia Sevald has served as CEO of the Jerusalem Institute of Justice since 2014. Flavia is originally from Uruguay and has lived in Israel for more than 30 years. Before joining JIJ, she pursued a successful career in the High-Tech industry. Under Flavia’s leadership, JIJ’s activities have developed in Israel and internationally. Flavia has been working together with Knesset Members and the Israeli Government along with the non-profit world to create social reforms for the benefit of Israeli citizens nationwide. Flavia’s inclusiveness of others is a positive example of servant leadership and promotes the growth of a strong team. She believes bettering society is possible through changing lives, one person at a time.
CEO Statement

  • Our Team

  • Lydia Morgan

  • Adv. Uri Morad

    Dir. Intl. Law & Public Diplomacy Dept.
  • Adv. Rotem Ben-Simhon

    Legal Aid Counsel
  • Rob Buchheit

    Executive Director JIJ USA
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