Prof. Yaffa Zilbershats was appointed to serve as the Deputy President of
Prof. Zilbershats’ work focuses as well on tapping the potential and excellence of academic programs – existing and new -- a model which she perfected during her tenure as Dean of the Faculty of Law between 2004 – 2007.
As a specialist in international, human rights and constitutional law, and incumbent of the Raul Wallenberg Chair in Human Rights, Prof. Yaffa Zilbershats is a brilliant legal teacher and scholar whose body of work includes writing and editing several books and chapters, many academic articles and presentations at prestigious conferences around the world.
She is an alumni of
Prof. Zilbershats has served on several blue-ribbon committees, including the Committee for the preparation of citizenship legislation; the Rubinstein Committee for reviewing Israeli immigration and citizenship laws, Neeman Committee for drafting the constitution of the State of Israel, and more. She currently serves as the Vice President of the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists and is a board member of the Israel Democracy Institute and of the Jewish Agency – positions she has held for many years.