Join us on Sunday, November 5th to hear firsthand how the Hebrew University’s legal clinics are assisting families of those taken hostage by Hamas during the terrorist attacks of October 7th.
To learn more about what actions Hebrew University is taking, please read:
- International and Israeli Experts Unite to Demand Immediate Release of Abducted Israeli Children
- Urgent Plea: Immediate Action for Abductees in Gaza
PROF. YUVAL SHANY holds the Hersch Lauterpacht Chair in Public International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Law Faculty where he served as Dean from 2012-2016. He was a member of the UN Human Rights Committee from 2013 to 2020 and served for one year during that time as Chair of the Committee. He is currently a senior research fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute, and the head of the CyberLaw program at the Hebrew University CyberSecurity Research Center. He is also the co-director of the Center for Transnational Legal Studies at King’s College, London.
DR. SHIRAN REICHENBERG is the Executive Director of the Hebrew University’s Clinical Legal Education Center where she heads the Children and Youth Rights Clinic. Shiran earned her LL.B and LL.M in criminal law from the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University, and was awarded a prestigious Leonard Sainer Chevening Scholarship for LL.M studies at University College London (2007-2008). Her doctoral dissertation, ‘The Right to Participation and Care Proceedings in Youth Court’, was supervised by former Hebrew University Faculty of Law Dean Prof. Michael Karayanni and Prof. Dafna Hacker of Tel Aviv University.
PROF. TOMER BROUDE is Dean of the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Bessie and Michael Greenblatt, Q.C., Chair in Public and International Law at the Faculty of Law and Department of International Relations. He specializes in public international law and international economic law, particularly international trade and investment, human rights, dispute settlement, and development and cultural diversity. He has served as Academic Director of the Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is an Editor of the Journal of International Dispute Settlement and a General Editor of the Cambridge University Press book series on International and Economic Law (CITEL).