Financing Higher Education in the Current Dynamic Labor Market


Speaker: Prof. Yaffa Zilbershats


About the speaker:

Prof. Yaffa Zilbershats is currently serving as the Chair of the Planning and Budgeting Committee of the Israeli Council of Higher Education. She served as the Deputy President of Bar-Ilan University since May 2010 until October 2015.  She previously served as Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University 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 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 Bar-Ilan University’s Faculty of Law, where she earned her LL.B and Ph.D.  Her LL.M degree in International Legal Studies was received from New York University, where she also served as a Visiting Scholar.

Prof. Zilbershats has served on several public committees, including the Committee for the preparation of citizenship legislator; the Rubinstein Committee for reviewing Israeli immigration citizenship law, Neeman Committee for drafting the constitution of the State of Israel, and the Keshev Committee for composing a new bill for equality in the army and civilian service.  

She also served as the Deputy President of the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists and as the academic adviser of the association, and was a member of the Israel Democracy Institute. 




Event Details

Event date: 01-08-2020
Event End Date: 01-08-2020
Cut off date 01-08-2020
Individual Price Free
Time 6:30PM - Networking Reception
7:00PM - Introductions by Inon Elroy, Economic Minister to North America, Ministry of Economy and Industry and Adva Vilchinski Consul for Public Diplomacy, Israel 7:05pm- Presentation and Q&A
Location Leumi USA
579 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY
Event Language Event will be conducted in English
Event registration is closed
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