Curriculum Vitae (June 2020)
|Doctoral research in the Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University, supervised by Prof. Shahar Lifshitz. Thesis subject: “Determining Legal Parentage by Agreement”.
President’s Scholarship, a 3 year award for an exceptional Ph.D. candidate, Bar-Ilan University.
|2005-2006||M.A. thesis entitled: “Public Regulation and Private Agreement of Spousal Conjugal Privileges in Jewish Law” Supervised by Prof. Berachiya Lifshitz and Prof. Shahar Lifshitz, cum laude (final grade: 97).
Training for communal rabbinate, Rothschild Fund and the Institute for Higher Jewish Studies, Bar-Ilan University.
|Licensed Attorney, Israel Bar Association.
Arbitration Studies, Israeli Center for Negotiation and Mediation (ICNM)
|2000-2003||Direct M.A. track – B.A. followed by M.A. cum laude, Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University.|
|2000-2002||B.A. studies in the Department of Talmud and Oral Law (completed cum laude), Bar-Ilan University.|
|1998-2001||Rabbinic studies leading to ordination as a Rabbi, under the auspices of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel.|
|1996-1999||Studies towards a Teaching Diploma|
|1990-1992||Graduate of the Yeshiva High School Midrashiat Noam, specializing in sciences and computers. Advanced studies in English, physics, mathematics, and computers.|
Voluntary and Social Activities
|1998||Zionist emissary sent by the Jewish Agency and Igud Yeshivot Hesder to the Jewish community in Cleveland, U.S.A.
Volunteer in the youth Movement ‘Yachad’, which aids disabled children and children with learning disabilities.
Youth leader for the National Council of Synagogue Youth.
|1991||Youth leader in a youth movement.|
Lecturer in the IDF Rabbinate Lecturer’s Dept., on Family and Marital Relations.
Service at the Gush Eziyon Hesder Yeshiva – Teacher and educator in the pre-military school Or Ezion, Chaplain.
Investigative officer in a unit for identifying corpses.
Hebrew – Mother tongue.
English – High level.
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Work under evaluation
Determining Legal Parentage by Agreement in Israel – Between Family Law and Contract Law.
2010 – 2011
|Senior Lecturer on Family Law and Contract Law, Netanya Academic College.
Adjunct lecturer on Family Law and Contract Law, Tel-Aviv and Bar-Ilan Universities and Netanya Academic College.
Adjunct lecturer on Health Ethics, Faculty of Health Professions, Ono Academic College.
Visiting Research Scholar, New York University Law School.
Researcher in the Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Israeli Health Ministry.
Lecturer on “Legal & Bioethics Dilemmas at the Beginning of the Life", Bar-Ilan University.
|2009 – 2010
|Vice Chairman of the Commercial Law Center, Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University.|
|2008-2010||Researcher at the Center for Health Law and Bioethics, Ono Academic College, in partnership with Dr. Gil Siegal.
Research Associate: Agunah Research Unit, Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Manchester. (In Jewish Law [halacha], an agunah is a women “chained” to a missing or uncooperative husband).
Member of the Publication Committee of the international Jewish Law Association
|Joint Lecturer on “Modern Biology and its Ethical Challenges” in the course of study in Bioethics at Bar-Ilan University.
Deputy editor of a journal on Health Law and Bioethics.
|2003-2004||Y. Gurnitzki & Co., Attorneys at Law and Notaries.
Legal intern, supervised by Atty. Daphne Talgam (Gurnitzki).
Worked in various commercial and civil legal branches, including: real estate, contracts, companies, monopolies, ecology, and litigation.
Preparatory training in the International Department, dealing with B.O.O. and B.O.T. transactions.
|1998||Teacher, Fuchs Beit Sefer Mizrachi, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.|
|1997||Teacher and educator in Military School ‘Or-Ezion’.|
Congresses and Lectures