Information about the association
The Israeli Geographical Association is the professional association of geographers in Israel. The members of the association are engaged in all areas of human and physical geography. The Geographical Association has been working since 1959 to promote and diversify Israeli geography in Israel and around the world. The Israeli Geographic Association is a member of the International Association of Geography (IGU).
The association is a non-profit institution and it operates according to democratic principles. The association is headed by a council and a president, who are elected once every two years and constitute a supreme authority. Among the association's presidents in the past were Israel Prize laureates: Prof. David Amiran, Prof. Dov Nir, Prof. Moshe Brawer and Prof. Aryeh Shachar.
Meet the staff
Mr Noam Elad
Responsible for media
Noam Elad is a PhD candidate at Ben Gurion University.
Prof. Igal Charney
Vice President of the Association
Prof. Igal Charney, Vice President of the Association, Geography and Environment department at the University of Haifa. His research is in the fields of urban development and politics, urban planning and the renewal of city centers.
Prof. Nurit Alfasi
President of the Association
Prof. Nurit Alfasi is an associate professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Development at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the head of the urban planning department.
Her Researcher is in the fields of urban geography, urban planning, urban dynamics and housing.