Yakir is living in Jerusalem. He works as a project director in Kids4Peace International and as a Shalom Hartman Scholar. He grew up in a modern Hasidic community in Bnei-Brak and last year he was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Divinity School.
Dr. Yakir Englander is a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Divinity School. He served as the Director of Kids4Peace Israel and Palestine from 2007, and in 2012 became Vice President of Kids4Peace International. Kids4Peace is a grassroots interfaith youth movement dedicated to ending conflict and inspiring hope among Jewish and Arab families in the Jerusalem region and in multi-cultural Kids4Peace chapters in America.