Kholod Idres joined Sikkuy in September 2019 as Co-Director of the Shared Society Department. Prior to joining Sikkuy, she spent a decade working for the Association of Civil Rights as the Human Rights and Anti-Racist Education Manager. Prior to that, she served as the first Arab Co-CEO of Mahapach-Taghir, a Jewish-Arab NGO for social change, where she developed a vision for a shared society and the model for joint management.
In the past, Kholod played a prominent role on the Committee for Equal Education in the organizations Kedma, Zochrot and Reut-Sadaka. She is currently an Audit Committee member of Zazim, a campaigning community for social and political change, and an Executive Committee member of Mahapach-Taghir.
Kholod holds a BA in Sociology and Human Resources and an MA in Gender Studies, both from Bar-Ilan University. She also holds a graduate certificate in organizational consultation from Haifa University.
Kholod lives in Tamra with her partner, Bassam, and their three children.