Prof. Shahar Lifshitz

Continuing as Chair of our board, Prof. Shahar Lifshitz is the dean of Bar Ilan University Law School. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute, where he co-directs the project on Human Rights in Judaism. His research fields are family law and contract law.
Prof. Shahar Lifshits at Bar-Ilan website


Prof. Shmuel Feiner

Prof. Feiner is a senior Lecturer in Jewish History at Bar Ilan University. He is also head of the Leo Baeck Institute in Jerusalem.
Prof. Shmuel Feiner at Bar-Ilan  website




 Prof. Rachel Dekel

A leading member of the School of Social Work, Professor Rachel Dekel’s team’s research focuses on coping and adjustment following traumatic events and their implications on the survivor, family, therapist and community.
Prof. Rachel Dekel at Bar-Ilan website




 Dr. Ronit IrShai

One of a select cadre of scholars exploring what she terms the “dynamite combination” of halakha and feminist thought, she is a sought-after speaker, author of an innovative work on fertility and Jewish law, and activist in the Orthodox Jewish feminist organization Kolech. She is academic advisor for the Gender Studies Program at BIU.
Dr. Ronit IrShai at Bar-Ilan website