BA in English Literature and MA in Public Administration. Former Dean of School of Public Management, the Joint Israel. Former Deputy Mayor of Raanana, and Chair of the Sports and Culture division. She ran the Naamat community center and was Secretary of the Raanana municipal Naamat day care center. Ms. Bar-Tal was the Chair of the Israel Women’s Network, a member of the public council to promote women’s athletics, and was a member of the committee to advise on women’s status. She is active as a board member of the Jewish Arab Theatre in Tel Aviv, on a committee advising on equal opportunity at work place for the ministry of economy, on the board of the women’s crisis center in Raanana, and on the board of the “Lapid” Association to commemorate the Holocaust. She is a lecturer, group facilitator for several governmental, social, and security organizations.