Ellen Isaacs is a retired physician who has made seven trips to the West Bank and Israel from 2005-2016. On 3 trips she went as a physician with Boston JVP medical delegations and then co-led several human rights trips. In 2014 she joined NYC JVP and is an active member of the American Public Health Association. Since the 1960s she has been an anti-racist activist, and is also a freelance writer and co-editor of a blog,