Professor Ruth Gavison, Israel

Professor Ruth Gavison, Israel

Professor Ruth Gavison is the founding President of Metzilah – a Center for Zionist, Jewish, Liberal and Humanist Thought and the Haim H. Cohn Professor emerita of Human Rights Law at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She was one of the founders of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) and served as both its Chairperson and President. Additionally, Gavison was the Chair of the Academic Committee of the Minerva Center of Human Rights at The Hebrew University and a member of the International Commission of Jurists. In 2011, Gavison was awarded the Israel Prize for Legal Research.

 

For a full biography, click HERE

 

Sessions:

Panel: Judaism and Women’s Equality

Round Table: Israel’s Jewish Identity – Too Little or Too Much?