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Name: Prof. Mohammed Wattad

Position: Dean of Law and Associate Professor 

Department: School of Law

Phone Number: 972-4-6927780; 972-4-6927781

Email: mohammedw@zefat.ac.il; mswattad1@gmail.com


Areas of Interest: Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Criminal Law, Public International Law, International Criminal Law, the Laws of War and Medical Law.


Biographical Info:

Mohammed Wattad is the Dean of Law at Zefat Academic College. He is a legal scholar specializing in international and comparative criminal law, comparative constitutional law, international law and legal issues surrounding war, torture and terrorism, and Medical Law. He is the 2015 winner of the Best Young Scholar Award on Israel Studies; the 2014 winner of the Excellent Lecturer Award of Zefat Academic College; the 2010 winner of the Maof Prize granted for Excellent Israeli Arab Academic Scholars by Israel's Council for Higher Education; and the 2007 and the 2008 winner of the Best Legal Oralist Award of the International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences. Prof. Wattad is a graduate of Haifa University School of Law, including studies as an exchange student at Oxford University. He accomplished the Masters studies of the Direct Program for Doctoral Studies in Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Prof. Wattad holds a Masters of Law degree from Columbia University, where he earned as well his Doctorate of Juridical Science in Law, as a Fulbright Scholar. He completed post doctorate work, as a Halbert Fellow, at the Munk Center and the Faculty of Law at Toronto University in Canada, where he was also a visiting scholar, and another post doctorate work, as a Minerva Fellow, at the Max Planck Institute in Germany. In all academic institutions that Wattad attended, he graduated with distinction, in addition to being included in the Dean's List. Currently, Professor Wattad serves as an Associate Professor of Law at Zefat Academic College in Israel, where he serves also as Dean of Law. Between 2014-2016 he served as a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of California at Irvine, both at the Department of Political Science and the School of Law. Between 2003-2004, he served as a legal clerk at the Supreme Court of Israel under the supervision of Justice Dalia Dorner. Between 2009-2013, he served as a member of the Legal Task Force of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East. And, between 2010-2015 he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal 'Medicine and Law'.  Prof. Wattad has expertise in the history of Israel and issues of self-image and identity in multi-cultural societies. He has written and spoken extensively on societal challenges confronting the Middle East and Israel, including relations between Israel’s Jewish and Arab citizens and Israel’s external relations with surrounding Arab states.  

Research: Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Criminal Law, Public International Law, International Criminal Law, the Laws of War and Medical Law.

Teaching:

Core Courses

Constitutional Law (1st L) (2008-Current). 

Substantive Criminal Law (1st L) (2008-2014). 

Criminal Law of Procedure (2nd L) (2009-2010). 

International Criminal Law (3rd L) (2009-2018).

Elective Courses

International Criminal Law (3rd L) (2019-Current).

The Annual Moot Court (3rd L) (2008-2014, 2019-Current).

Philosophical and Comparative Aspects on Freedom of Speech (3rd & 4th L) (2016-Current). 

Human Rights and Fighting Terrorism (3rd & 4th L) (2011-2014). 

Elective Issues on International Criminal Law (3rd & 4th L) (2016-2018). 

Seminars

Dilemmas in Criminal Law (3rd & 4th L) (2016-Current). 

Constitutionalism without a Constitution (3rd L) (2016-Current). 

Human Rights (3rd & 4th L) (2011-2014). 

The Annual Moot Court (3rd L) (2011-2014, 2019-Current). 

Clinics

The Clinic on the Rights of Suspects and Defendants in Criminal Trials (3rd & 4th L) (2013-Current). 

 

Awards:

2018

  • Zefat Academic College (Zefat, Israel): Winner of the prize for excellent lecturer for the academic year 2017-2018.

 

2015

  • Schusterman Prize: Winner of the "Visiting Israeli Professor" Prize for Academic Excellence.
  • Israeli Studies: Winner of the "Visiting Israeli Professor" Scholarship.
  • The Rose Project: Winner of the Jewish Federation & Family Services Fund.  
  • The Association for Israel Studies and the Israel Studies: Winner of the "AIS: Israel Institute Young Scholar Award".
  • The Corps of Cadets at A&M Texas University: Winner of the "Cadet Brass" for my series of lectures on "ISIS: Jihad, Terrorism, and the International Community".

 

2014

  • The American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise (AICE): Winner of the Schusterman Prize for Academic Excellence.
  • The Rose Project: Winner of the Jewish Federation & Family Services Fund.  
  • Zefat Academic College (Zefat, Israel): Winner of the prize for excellent lecturer for the academic year 2013-2014.

 

2010

  • The Fourth National Congress on Bioethics (Kyiv, Ukraine): Winner of the Best Delivered Lecture on "Bioethics: Teaching Ethics, Not Morals" at the Congress on Bioethics [Under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine; and Ministry of Public Heath of Ukraine]. 
  • The Council for Higher Education (Jerusalem, Israel): Winner of the Maof Prize for Excellent Israeli Arab Academic Scholars (for the years 2011-2013).

 

2008

  • The International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Science (Siracusa, Italy):  Winner of the Second "Best Oralist" Award at the Annual Moot Court Competition on International Criminal Law.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship of the Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law (Freiburg, Germany): Post-Doctoral Fellow; specializing in Constitutionalizing Substantive Criminal Law in the German Jurisprudence; Terrorism and Criminal Law Theory. Recipient of the Minerva Fellowship, and winner of the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship.

 

2007

  • The International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Science (Siracusa, Italy):  Winner of an acknowledgement medal for rhetorical talents and skills at the Annual Moot Court Competition on International Criminal Law: "The Best Oralist for Legal Arguments".

 

2006

  • Halbert Exchange Research Fellowship of the Munk Centre for International Studies for Post-Doctoral Fellows: Visiting Scholar, Post-Doctoral Fellow, specialized in Constitutional Influence on Substantive Criminal Law from A Canadian Perspective.
  • The Center for Global Trade and Development at Chapman University School of Law (California), The 2nd Annual Symposium: 9/11-Are We at war? Conference (April, 2006), "Resurrecting "Romantics at War": International Self-Defense in the Shadow of the Law of War – Where are the Borders?" (Received of prize of honor).
  • The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies at Columbia University: Special Fellowship for Teaching Assistant position at the Columbia University Department of History, on the "History of the State of Israel". 

 

2005

  • Columbia University School of Law: Received full tuition waiver for JSD studies; Bretzfelder Constitutional Law Fellowship for JSD studies.

 

2004

  • Columbia University School of Law: Received a grant for the LL.M. Studies at the Columbia University School of Law; Parker School of International and Comparative Law Award Certificate for the LL.M. studies; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholars Award for Honors Degree for the LL.M. studies.
  • Fulbright – United States – Israel Educational Foundation: Received a grant for LL.M. and JSD studies at the Columbia University School of Law, spread by two equal payments on two study years.

 

2003

  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Law Faculty: Graduated with honors from the first year of the direct track program for doctoral studies for excellent students. 

 

2000-2002

  • Haifa University, Faculty of Law: Chosen twice to the Dean's List. Chosen three times to the Dean of Students List for Supreme Excellence, and received scholarships for the above-mentioned awards. Received scholarship for Excellence, from the Chief Justice of the Religious Islamic Supreme Court of Appeal of Israel, Qadi A. Natur, and Adalah-The Legal Centre for Arab Minority Rights in Israel.  
  • Weizmann Institution for Sciences: Honor degree in the Guide Project "Adults Teaching Youth". 

 

1999

  • Cambridge University: Awarded certificates in communicative skills in English.
  • Oxford Academy for English Language: Pre-Advanced level degree at the end of three months training course in General English. 

 

Publications:

Books

 

2018

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, Medical Law in Israel (4th ed., Aspen Publishers, Inc., Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2018) (English) [an updated version of a previous publication in 2016]. 
  • Mohammed S. Wattad (trans.), George P. Fletcher, Basic Concepts on Criminal Law (Ephraim Heiliczer & Mordechai Kremnitzer eds., The Bar Association – Law Books Publishing House, 2018) (Hebrew). 

 

2016

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, Medical Law in Israel (3rd ed., Aspen Publishers, Inc., Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, suppl. 91, 2016) (English) [an updated version of a previous publication in 2014]. 

 

2014

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, Medical Law in Israel (2nd ed., Aspen Publishers, Inc., Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, suppl. 84, 2014) (English) [an updated version of a previous co-authored publication in 2010]. 

 

2013

  • Mohammed S. Wattad (ed.), Amnon Carmi/Health and Law (2nd ed., Nevo Publication, 2013) (Hebrew).

 

2010

  • Amnon Carmi & Mohammed S. Wattad, Medical Law in Israel (Aspen Publishers, Inc., Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, suppl. 62, 2010) (English). 

 

2008

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, The Meaning of Criminal Law (VDM Verlag Dr. Müller e.K., 2008) (English).

 

2007

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, Revisiting Plessy & Brown: Why "Separate But Equal" Cannot Be Equal (The Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto, 2007) (English).  

 

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Books

 

2018

  • Menachem Hofnung & Mohammed S. Wattad, "The Judicial Branch in Israel", in The Oxford Handbook of Politics and Society in Israel 1 (Reuven Hazan, Menachem Hofnung, Gideon Rahat, and Alan Dowty eds., Oxford University Press, 2018) (English).

 

2010

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Fighting Terrorism with Restrained Hands", in Manoj Kumar Sinha (ed.) Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law 221 (Manak Publications, 2010) (English).

 

2009

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "A Vision of Citizenship: Arabs in a Jewish & Democratic State", in Manoj Kumar Sinha (ed.) Globalisation, Human Rights and Development 185 (System Law International, New Delhi, 2009) (English).

 

2004

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "The Eminent Figures in the State of Israel", in Camille Mansour (ed.) Israel: A General Survey 761 (The Institute for Palestinian Studies, Beirut, 2004) (Arabic).

 

Articles in Students/Peer Reviewed Law Reviews and Journals

 

2018

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Israel at 70: The Rule of Law and the Judiciary" 23(3) Israel Studies Journal 172 (2018) (English).



2017

  • Khalid Ghanayim & Mohammed S. Wattad, "Dignifying the Dadson Principle: Towards a New Approach" 22(3) the Canadian Criminal Law Review 239 (2017) (English).
  • Khalid Ghanayim & Mohammed S. Wattad, "Reconsidering the Grounds and the Causing Conditions for the Necessity Defence: Between Justification and Excuse – A Comprehensive Study" 86(1) UMKC Law Review 111 (2017) (English).

 

2016

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Elaborating on the Hong-Kong's Experience: Parties to the Crime and the Need to Distinguish between the Solicitor and the Perpetrator by Means of Another" 5 City University Law Review 29 (2016) (English).
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Natural Person, Legal Entities, and Corporate Criminal Liability under the Rome Statute" 20(2) UCLA Journal of International Law & Foreign Affairs 391 (2016) (English).
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, “From Rome to Nuremberg with Romanticism: On Terrorism” 38(3) Houston Journal of International Law 689 (2016) (English) [was published as the “leading article”].

 

2015

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Israel's Laws on Referendum – A Tale of Unconstitutional Legal Structure" 27(2) Florida Journal of International Law 213 (2015) (English).
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "When Freedom of Expression Says 'No': The Case against Academic Boycott" 171 Telos Journal 76 (2015) (English).
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Against Holocaust Denial: Between Criminality and Immorality" 5(2) Philosophy Study Journal 63 (2015) (English) [was published as the “leading article”].

 

2014

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "The Twilight Zone – Guidelines for the Characteristics of the Solicitor and the Perpetrator by Means of Another" 2(1) Journal of Law and Criminal Justice 167 (2014) (English).

 

2013

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "The Social Protected Interest by the Fraud Offence" in Or Book: For the Honor of Justice Theodor Or 529 (Aharon Barak, Ron Sokol, and Law and Business Law Review eds., Nevo Publication, 2013) (Hebrew). 

 

2012 

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "John Hart Ely: An Influential Constitutional Scholar – Protecting "Flag Desecration" Under the First Amendment" 17 Barry Law Review 163 (2012) (English) [was published as the “leading article”].

 

2011

  • Mohammed S. Wattad & Radmyla Yu. Hrevtsova, "Reflections on International Medical Law" 30(4) The International Journal 'Medicine and Law' 449 (2011) (English) [First Author; was published as the “leading article”].
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "I Believe: Israeli Arabs – Lost in a Sea of Identities" 2(1) Beijing Law Review 1 (2011) (English).

 

2010

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Islam, Terrorism, and Modern Liberal Societies" 3(2) NUJS Law Review 143 (2010) (English).

 

2009

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "The Constitutionalist Funeral of the American Death Penalty" 7-8 Journal of International Crime and History 115 (2009) (English).

 

2008

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "The Rome Statute & Captain Planet: What Lies Between 'Crimes against Humanity' and the 'Natural Environment'?" XIX Fordham Environmental Law Review 265 (2008) (English).
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "The Meaning of Wrongdoing – A Crime of Disrespecting the Flag: Grounds for Preserving 'National Unity'?" 10 San Diego International Law Journal 5 (2008) (English) [was published as the “leading article”].
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "The Torturing Debate on Torture" 29 Northern Illinois University Law Review 1 (2008) (English) [was published as the “leading article”].

 

2007

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Israeli Arabs: Between the Nation and the State" 6(2) Indigenous Law Journal 179 (2007) (English).
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "The Meaning of Guilt: Rethinking Apprendi" 33(2) New England Journal on Criminal & Civil Confinement 501 (2007) (English). 

 

2006

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Revisiting Plessy & Brown – 'Dignity' A Recipe for Humiliation: Why 'Separate But Equal' Cannot Be Equal? A Theory of Legal Thinking" 47(2) The Indian Journal of International Law 177 (2007) (English) [was published as the “leading article”].
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Resurrecting "Romantics at War": International Self-Defense in the Shadow of the Law of War – Where are the Borders?" 13(1) ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law 205 (2006) (English). 
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Is Terrorism a Crime or an Aggravating Factor in Sentencing?" 4(5) Oxford Journal of International Criminal Justice 1017 (2006) (English).

 

2005

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Did God say, 'You shall not eat of any tree of the garden'?: Rethinking the "Fruits of the Poisonous Tree" in Israeli Constitutional Law" (2005) Oxford U Comparative L Forum 5 at http://ouclf.iuscomp.org/articles/wattad.shtml. (English).
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Book Review: EU Human Rights Policies: A Study in Irony. By Andrew Williams (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2004) Pp. 250" 11(2) Columbia Journal of European Law 461 (2005) (English).

 

Articles in Non-Peer Reviewed Journals

 

2016

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "On "Unclear Innocence Verdict" and the Reasoning Duty of Innocence Verdict" 55 Bedlatayeem Btohot [Open Doors] 48 (2015/2016) (Hebrew).  

 

2011

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Improper Behavior: The Applicability of Ethical Norms over Lawyers in their Private Life" 42 Bedlatayeem Btohot [Open Doors] 44 (2011) (Hebrew).
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Is Criminality a Genetic Character?" 16 Din Shaveh [Equal Law] 2 (2011) (Hebrew).

 

Forthcoming Articles

  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Reconstructing the Foundations of the State of Israel" (Forthcoming, Wayne State University Press, Spring 2018) (English).
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Constitutionalizing Substantive Criminal Law: Subject v. Object" (Forthcoming, Bedlatayeem Btohot [Open Doors] 2018) (Hebrew).
  • Raphael Cohen-Almagor & Mohammed S. Wattad, “The Legal Status of Israeli-Arabs/Palestinians in Israel” (Forthcoming, GNLU Law & Society Review, 2018) (English).
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Judicial Diplomacy: The Israeli Version of the Ripeness Doctrine" (Forthcoming, Yaakov Neeman Book, 2019) (Hebrew).

 

In Writing 

  • Khalid Ghanayim & Mohammed S. Wattad, "In Tyrannous: The Battered Wife Syndrome" (Hebrew).
  • Khalid Ghanayim, Yoram Rabin, Yaniv Vaki, and Mohammed S. Wattad, "Protection of the Unborn Child in Criminal Law: Comparative Perspective and the Case of Israel" (English).
  • Mohammed S. Wattad, "Is It Proper to Criminalize Incest between Adults from Criminal and Constitutional Law Perspectives?" (English).

 

Presentations:

Symposia

 

2018

  • Symposium on "Israel’s Jewish and Democratic Balance: Arab Citizens of Israel and the Nation-State Law" (Panel with Prof. Arie Dubnov), Washington Hebrew Congregation, Washington D.C., USA (September, 2018).
  • Symposium on "The Nationality Law: Constitutionality and Civil Society" (Panel with Dr. Meir Elran and Prof. Kontorovich), the Jewish United Fund – Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA (September, 2018).
  • Symposium on "Internal Guidelines for Legal Counseling and Legislation", the Israel Democracy Institute, Jerusalem, Israel (May, 2018).



2017

  • Workshop and Symposium on "Israel as a National State", the Israel Democracy Institute, Jerusalem, Israel (October, 2017-June, 2018).
  • Workshop and Symposium on "Equality in Elections", the Israel Democracy Institute, Jerusalem, Israel (October, 2017-May, 2018).

 

2016

  • Workshop and Symposium on "Nation, Religion, and State", the Israel Democracy Institute, Jerusalem, Israel (November, 2016-July, 2017).
  • "The Judiciary in an era of Social, Political, and Economic Changes", Panel Discussion with Minister of Justice MK Ayelet Shaked, Zefat Academic College, School of Law, Zefat, Israel (November, 2016). 
  • "Is the Court's Duty to Protect the Rights of Both the Majority and the Minority?", "Multiculturalism and Minority Rights”, Institutions, Constitutions: The Judiciary's Role in the 21st Century, A Symposium in Honor of Former President of the Israeli Supreme Court Dr. Asher Grunis, York University, Osgoode Hall Faculty of Law, Toronto, Canada (September, 2016).
  • "A Western or Eastern Nation: The Case of Israel – Challenges to the Israeli Justice System", (Plenary Session, Panel with Justice Daphne Barak-Erez, Prof. Ruth Halperin-Kaddari, and Prof. Menachem Hofnung moderated by Prof. Pnina Lahav), the Association for Israel Studies, the 32nd Annual Conference, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi and Menachem Begin Heritage Center, Jerusalem, Israel (June, 2016).

 

2015

  • "Uprising in the Arab World: Explore the Current Situation in the Arab World and Reverberations Felt throughout the World", (Panel with Congressman Ed Royce and Prof. Scott Spitzer, moderated by Dr. Mark Filowitz), Temple Beth Tikva, Fullerton, California, USA (February, 2015).
  • "Panel Discussion on Israeli Democracy" (Panel with Dr. Anat Maor), Department of Political Science & Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California at Irvine, California, USA (January, 2015).

 

2014

  • "The Party's Over: A Panel and Open Discussion on the Aftermath of the ASA's Boycott Resolution" (Panel with, Lisa Armony and Michael Rockland; chaired by Nancy Koppelman), the American Studies Association Annual Meeting, the Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA (November, 2014).
  • The Israel Democracy Institute, Israel (August, 2014): "Emergency Discussion: How to Prevent Deterioration of the Jewish-Arabs Relationships in Israel".
  • Law School of Zefat Academic College, Zefat, Israel (June, 2014): Conference on the Role of Legal Clinics – "The Clinic on the Rights of Suspects and Defendants in Criminal Trials".
  • Law School of Zefat Academic College, Zefat, Israel (May, 2014): Basic Concept of Criminal Law – Debate between Prof. George P. Fletcher and Dr. Mohammed S. Wattad.
  • The Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Political Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel (May, 2014): Political Culture and Democracy – Israel and Comparative Studies; Panel on "Law, National Security and Politics": "Resurrecting the Six Days of War and the International Right to Self-Defense: The Case for Israel against Iran" (Organized by the Association for Israel Studies).



2013

  • The 15th Annual Conference of the AIPCE (The Alliance of Independent Press Councils of Europe), Tel-Aviv, Israel (September, 2013): Freedom of Expression vs. Due Process of the Law – "Sub Judice" (Organized by the Israel Press Council).
  • Sakhnin College for Pedagogical Training, Discussion with Supreme Court (ret.) Justice Dalia Dorner on "The Constitutionality of the Right to Education" (March, 2013).

 

2012

  • 8th International Conference on Bioethics, Tiberius, Israel (September, 2012): Education: Content, Methods, Trends (Organized by the Health Law Society and the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (Haifa, Israel, affiliated with the WAML): "Stem Cell Researches: Where Are the Limits, If Any?"
  • The Academic Center for Law and Business, School of Law, Department for Criminal and Criminology, Ramat-Gan, Israel (February, 2012): Special Seminar for Criminal Law Experts: "Guidelines for the Characteristics of the Solicitor and the Perpetrator by Means". 

 

2011

  • Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel (March, 2011): 50 Years for the Eichmann Trial – The Event and its Implications [Under the Auspices of Haifa University, Tel-Aviv University, University of Paris, and Ghetto Fighters' House Museum]: Panel on "The Legal Jurisdiction" – "The Eichmann Trial from A Future Perspective".

 

2010

  • Zefat Academic College, Zefat, Israel (November, 2010): "Multiculturalism in the State of Israel – A Comparative Perspective".
  • The Bar Association of Israel, Nazareth, Israel (October 28th, 2010): A public national conference on: The Art of Litigation from A Judicial Perspective: "Who Is the Best Legal Litigator?" 
  • The National University "Kyiv Mohila Law Academy", Kyiv, Ukraine (September, 2010): "Informed Consent Form – An Illegal Contract".
  • Academy of Advocacy of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Association of Assisted Reproduction, Kyiv, Ukraine (September, 2010): International Workshop on Legal Aspects of the Use of Assisted Reproduction Technologies: "On the Constitutional Rights of Future Humans Already As Embryos".
  • The National Medical University (Named After Academician O. O. Bohomolets), Kyiv, Ukraine (September, 2010): "Against the Informed Consent Concept".
  • SPME (Scholars for Peace in the Middle East), Washington, USA (June 21st–23rd, 2010): Legal Task Force: Academic Freedom: "Students, Faculty Members and Academic Freedom".

 

2009

  • Fulbright– United States-Israel Educational Foundation, Tel-Aviv, Israel (November, 2009): Discussion Panel: "Being a Graduate Student in the United States of America".
  • Haifa University, Faculty of Law, Haifa, Israel (October, 2009): Discussion Panel, "Being a Law Student".

 

2006

  • The 2nd Jewish Studies Symposium of the University of Toronto, Canada, (October, 2006): "Is Terrorism a Crime or an Aggravating Factor in Sentencing?" 
  • The 2nd Annual Symposium of the Center for Global Trade & Development, Chapman University School of Law, California, "Are We At War? Global Conflict & Insecurity, Post- 9/11" (April, 2006): "Resurrecting "Romantics at War": International Self-Defense in the Shadow of the Law of War – Where are the Borders?" (Received a prize of honor).

 

Conferences

 

2018

  • "Legal Perspectives – 70 Years for Israel: The Rule of Law and the Judiciary", the Association for Israel Studies, the 34th Annual Conference, UC Berkeley, School of Law, Berkeley, California, USA (June, 2018).
  • The 4th Annual Conference of the International Society of Public Law, School of Law, IDC Herzliya, Herzliya, Israel (March, 2018): Panel on "Threshold Causes and Proportionality" – "The Israeli Ripeness Doctrine – A Threat to the Supremacy Clause".
  • "Freedom of Press, Crony Capitalism, and Ethics of Journalism" – The Annual Conference of Israel Press Council, Lod, Israel (March, 2018).
  • Keynote Speaker: "Arabs in Israel: A Legal Perspective" – "The Arab Population in Israel 1948 to Today", American University, the Center for Israel Studies Washington D.C., USA (February, 2018).

 

2017

  • Conference on How to Confront Academic Boycott? Bar-Ilan University, the Center for International Communication, Ramat-Gan, Israel (June, 2017): "Against Academic Boycott: A Legal-Philosophical Perspective".
  • The 3rd Annual Conference of the International Society of Public Law, Bar-Ilan University, Faculty of Law, Ramat-Gan, Israel (March, 2017): Panel on "Constitution for Israel?" – "The Israeli Ripeness Doctrine – A Threat to the Supremacy Clause".
  • The Annual Conference of the Israeli Law and Society Association, Netanya Academic College, School of Law, Israel, "Law and Space – Multidisciplinary Aspects" (February, 2017): Panel on "Judicial Review when the Majority Discriminates Against Itself – Is It Possible?" – "Is the Court's Duty to Protect the Rights of both the Majority and the Minority?'"

 

2016

  • The Annual Conference for Public Law, Zikhron Ya'akov, Israel, "The Israeli Democracy: Directions and Trends" (December, 2016): "What is New in Public Law? Constitutional Contemplations Regarding the Law on 'Force Feeding'" (Organized by the Israeli Association of Public Law).
  • Keynote Speaker: "Tiptoeing Between Israel's Rains' Drops of Identities" – Shared Society: Jews, Arabs and Israeli Identity, Shalom Hartman Institute and the Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues, Tarrytwon House Hotel, New York, New York, USA (September, 2016).
  • "A Western or Eastern Nation: The Case of Israel – The Case of the Supreme Court of Israel", “Israel’s Supreme Court: A Story of a Western Orientation”, the Association for Israel Studies, the 32nd Annual Conference, Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi and Menachem Begin Heritage Center, Jerusalem, Israel (June, 2016).
  • "20 Years for Bank Ha-Mizrachi case: The Israeli Ripeness Doctrine – A Threat to the Supremacy Clause", Haifa University, School of Law, Haifa, Israel (May, 2016).
  • “The Future of Israeli Democracy”, Munk School of Global Affairs and Political Science Department of the University of Toronto, the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Chair of Israeli Studies, Toronto, Canada (February, 2016) (Debate with Dan Meridor, Moderated by Prof. Emanuel Adler).
  • "The Future of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict", JSpace Canada – A Progressive Jewish Voice, Toronto, Canada (February, 2016) (Conversation with Prof. Mira Sucharov).

 

2015

  • "For Israel's Sake: The Vital Role of Progressive Zionists in Canada", JSpace Canada – A Progressive Jewish Voice, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, Dialogue on "Internal and External Issues Facing Israel Today" (November, 2015) (Dialogue with Prof. Derek Penslar).
  • "Reinventing Israel: Transformations of Israeli Society in the 21st Century", American University, the Center for Israel Studies, and the Jewish Studies Program, Washington D.C., USA, Panel on "Imagining Israel in 2035 – Different Visions" (October, 2015) (Panel Moderator: Prof. Michael Brenner, American University; Participants: Prof. Fania Oz-Salzberger, Haifa University, and James Loeffler, University of Virginia).
  • The 31st Annual Meeting of the Association for Israel Studies, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, "Sustainable Israel: A Changing Society in the 21st Century (June, 2015): "When Freedom of Expression Says 'No': Against the Boycott on Israeli Academic Institutions" – Panel on "Educational Issues: Israel Studies and the BDS Movement" (Panel Chair: Prof. Laura Cutler, American University; Participants: Prof. Miriam Shenkar, Ohio State University, Prof. Elan Ezrachi, the Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education, and Prof. Nahum Karlinsky, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev).
  • Sandra Kahn Wasserman Jewish Studies Center, Baruch College, New York City, New York, USA, "Spring 2015 Conference on "Israel and Democracy"" (May, 2015): "The Unconstitutionality of the Israeli Basic Law: Referendum" – Panel on "Israel and its Legal System" (with Prof. Ariel Bendor, University of Maryland/Bar Ilan University, Prof. Pnina Lahav, Boston University, and Kent Yalowitz, Arnold and Porter Law Firm).

 

2014

  • The Joint Israeli-Canadian Research Workshop, Halbert Center for Canadian Studies, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, "Nationalism(s) as a Historical Factor in the Political Life of Canada and Israel" (April-May, 2014): "Dancing on Two Stages: The Place and Role of the Israeli Arab Minority in the Israel-Palestinian Conflict: Towards the Two State Solution".

 

2013

  • The 29th Annual Meeting of the Association for Israel Studies, UCLA, Los Angles, USA, "National Security, Courts and Politics" (June, 2013): "Fighting Terrorism in Accordance with the Law".

 

2012

  • The Annual Conference for Public Law, the Dead Sea, Israel, "Contemporary Issues in Israeli Public Law" (December, 2012): "Migration and Immigration to Israel, Family Unifications and Foreign Employers and Refuges" (Organized by the Israeli Association of Public Lawl).

 

2011

  • Bioethics Application in the World by Novel Educational Modules and Methodology, Singapore, Singapore (May, 2011): "Bioethics: Teaching Ethics Not Morals" (Organized by the Indonesia Health Law Society and the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (Haifa, Israel), both affiliated with the WAML).
  • Zefat’s Conference on Multiculturalism – From Conflict to Dialog, Zefat, Israel (March, 2011): "The Limited Freedom of Expression for Public Figures". 

 

2010

  • The Fourth National Congress on Bioethics, Kyiv, Ukraine (September, 2010): "Bioethics: Teaching Ethics, Not Morals" [Under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine; and Ministry of Public Heath of Ukraine] (The lecture was chosen as the best delivered lecture at the Congress).
  • World Congress on Medical Law, Zagreb, Croatia (August, 2010): "Tangling with the Principal Query on Human Reproduction" [Under the auspices of the World Association For Medical Law, and the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia].
  • Zefat Academic College, Zefat, Israel (May 4th, 2010), a public national conference on: Violence against the Israeli Judiciary: "Judges and Judging: A Magnificent History of a Middle Eastern Country".
  • UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, International Conference on Bioethics Education: Contents, Methods, Trends, Zefat, Israel (May, 2010): "What is it that we are Teaching: Ethics of Morals or Morals of Ethics?" [Under the auspices of Zefat Academic College, School of Law, UNESCO Chair in Bioethics; UNESCO Commission of Israel; The International Center for Health, Law and Ethics, and Haifa University, Faculty of Law].
  • Oranim College, Conference on "The Galilee as a Sphere of Multiculturalism", Oranim, Israel (February, 2010): "Academic Educational Institutes in the Galilee – A True Enterprise for Co-Existence". 

 

2009

  • The Konrad Adenauer Conference Center, Mishkanot Sha`nanim (Founded by the Jerusalem Foundation), Jerusalem, Israel (November, 2009): Discussion Panel, "Designated Groups and its Representation in the Media" [Chaired by: David Viztum. Participants: Ziv Navi, Prof. Ely Polack, Udi Lion, Moti Amir, and Dani Dayan].
  • UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, International Conference on Bioethics Committees in Hospitals, Zefat, Israel (May, 2009): "The Israeli Dying Patient Act of 2005" [Under the auspices of Zefat Academic College, School of Law; UNESCO Chair in Bioethics; UNESCO Commission of Israel; The International Center for Health, Law and Ethics; and the Faculty of Law, University of Haifa].
  • Zefat Academic College, "Trafficking in Women:  The Struggle of the Israeli Society and the Authorities with the Phenomenon", Zefat, Israel (March, 2009): "The Judiciary and its Influence on the Trafficking in Women Phenomenon", and panel on "Is it possible to Reduce the Range of the Trafficking in Women Phenomenon?" 
  • Munk Centre for International Studies at Trinity College, University of Toronto: "Emerging Trends in Anti-Semitism and Campus Discourse"; Panel on "Modern Expressions of Zionism: Explorations and Identity", Toronto, Canada (March, 2009): "Israeli Arabs: Lost in a Sea of Identities" [Discussion panel with Dr. Jacques Gauthier, Historian and International Lawyer; Chaired by Prof. Ed Morgan (National President, CJC)] [Under the auspices of the Canadian Academic Friends of Israel, and The Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto](received a prize of honor).  

 

2008

  • The 5th Celtic Pacific Legal Conference, Dublin, Ireland (July, 2008): "The Legality of the War on Terror" [Chaired by Lorenzo Boccabella].  
  • Hadassah International Medical Relief Association, Ltd.; Conference on "Können Gegensätze verbinden?" ("Can Opposites Connect?"), Munich, Germany (June, 2008): "I Believe…" [Keynote speaker with Mr. Efraim Lapid.  Chaired by Prof. Andreas Bönte].
  • The Eighth Conference on International Criminal Law, Siracusa, Italy (May, 2008): "The Sharia and International Criminal Law".
  • The International Conference on Islam und Moderner Nationalstaat [Islam and Modern Nation-State], Institut für Diaspora und Genozidforschung an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum; Gerda Henkel Stiftung, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Germany (March, 2008): "Islam, Terrorism, and Modern Liberal Societies" [Under the auspices of Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers, Ministerpräsident des Landes NRW] [Summary was published in Humanitäres Völkerrecht Informationsschriften, 21(2) Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (2008)].

 

2007            

  • The Fifth Conference on International Environmental Law (The Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, India (December, 2007): "The Rome Statute & Captain Planet: What Lies Between 'Crimes against Humanity' and the 'Natural Environment'?" 
  • The Sixth Conference on International Criminal Law, Siracusa, Italy (May, 2007): "Post-Conflict Justice: Policy Options and Modalities".
  • 14PthP Annual Canadian International Law Students' Conference: "Canada Global Bystander or Global Citizen: Evaluation of our Performance in the International Legal Order", Toronto Faculty of Law, Canada (February, 2007): "The Puzzle on Israeli-Arabs". [Discussion panel with the Israeli Ambassador to Canada, Alan Baker; Chaired by Prof. Ed Morgan].
  • Indigenous Law Journal Conference, Toronto Faculty of Law (The John and Mary A. Yaremko Forum on Multiculturalism and Human Rights), Canada: "Indigenous Law and Legal Systems: Recognition and Revitalization" (January, 2007): "Israeli-Arabs: Between the Nation and the State". 

 

Lectures & Talks            

 

2018

  • "Israel’s Nation-State Law", UJA – Federation of New York Committee Meeting, New York, New York, USA (September, 2018).
  • "The Nationality Law: Constitutionality and Civil Society" (Panel with Dr. Meir Elran), the Jewish United Fund – Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Federation Staff Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, USA (September, 2018).
  • "Arab Citizens and Israel’s Jewish and Democratic Balance", Hillel, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA (September, 2018).
  • "Israel: A Jewish and Democratic State – A Constitutional Analysis", Hillel, the Edwards H. Rosen Center for Jewish Life, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (September, 2018).
  • "Basic Law: Israel as a Nation-State of the Jewish People", Olive Tree Initiative, Haifa, Israel (August, 2018).
  • "Constitutionalism and the Israeli Judiciary", Olive Tree Initiative, Haifa, Israel (July, 2018).
  • "The Law of Procedures in Disciplinary Tribunals", the Northern District Disciplinary Tribunal by the Israeli Bar Association, Nazareth, Israel (July, 2018).
  • Bar-Ilan University, Medical School, “Legal Aspects of the Holocaust”, Zefat, Israel (May, 2018).
  • Zefat Academic College, Keynote Speaker at the Holocaust Memorials Ceremony, Zefat, Israel (April, 2018).
  • Zefat Academic College, serious of lectures on “Legal Aspects of the Holocaust”, Zefat, Israel (March-April, 2018).
  • "Constitutionalizing Substantive Criminal Law", Program on "Criminal Law in Israel", the Bar Association of Israel, the Northern District, Nazareth, Israel (January, 2018).



2017

  • "The Judicial Branch in Israel – Is It Really Independent?" Zefat Academic College, Zefat, Israel (October, 2017).
  • "Multiculturalism in Modern Diverse Societies," Zefat Academic College, Zefat, Israel (July, 2017) [A lecture delivered to visiting undergraduate students from the University of California].
  • "Corporate Criminal Liability under the Rome Statute on International Criminal Law," School of Law, IDC Herzliya, Herzliya, Israel (May, 2017).
  • "The Use of Force: Islamic Law, International Law, and International Criminal Law", School of Law, Chapman University, Orange, California, USA (April, 2017).
  • "Improper Behavior: The Applicability of Ethical Norms over Lawyers in their Private Life", the Northern District Disciplinary Tribunal by the Israeli Bar Association, Nazareth, Israel (January, 2017).

 

2016

  • "So Close Yet So Far: Diaspora Opinions on Israeli Issues", the Mosaic Institute, Toronto, Canada (September, 2016).
  • The Bar Association of Israel, the Northern District, Nazareth, Israel (August 23rd, 2016): International Law Academics Conference: "The Importance of Comparative Law in the Era of Globalization: Between the USA and the European Legal Systems". 
  • Facts Finding Mission, Orange County Young Leaders Trip to Israel/Palestine, Tel-Aviv, Israel (July 14th, 2016): “Israel: A Jewish and Democratic State – The Proper Balance”.
  • The Bar Association of Israel, the Northern District, Nazareth, Israel (July 6th, 2016): International Law Academics Conference: "Being a Legal Academic and Practitioner in Israel". 
  • “Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State: The Perspective of an Israeli Arab”, the Schusterman Institute for Israel Studies, Brandeis University, Massachusetts, Boston, USA (March, 2016).
  • “Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State: The Perspective of an Israeli Arab”, the Mosaic Institute, Toronto, Canada (February, 2016).
  • “Politics and the International Criminal Court”, the University of Toronto Association Political Science Students, Toronto, Canada (February, 2016).
  • “Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State: The Perspective of an Israeli Arab”, Canadian Jewish Advocacy and the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, Toronto, Canada (February, 2016).

 

2015

  • "Impact of Cleavages in Israeli Society on the Political Process – Jews and Arabs", the Center for Israel Studies, American University, Washington D.C., USA (October, 2015).
  • "The Supreme Court of Israel – A Story of Constitutionalism in the Absence of a Constitution", the International Law Society, the Jewish Law Student Association, and the Jewish Studies, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, Texas, USA (October, 2015). 
  • "The Rise and Fall of the Arab Spring Uprising", the Jewish Studies and the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, Texas, USA (October, 2015). 
  • "The Rise and Fall of the Arab Spring Uprising", the Law Center for International Law Society, Houston University, Houston, Texas, USA (October, 2015). 
  • "The Future of the Arab-Jews Relations in the State of Israel", Beth Emet Synagogue, Anaheim, California, USA (May, 2015). 
  • "Navigating Israeli-Arab Identity in Israel", Laguna Woods Region, Jewish Federation, Laguna Woods, California, USA (May, 2015).
  • "Israel's Democracy: Where Are We Going From Here?", Temple Beth El of the South Orange County and the Samueli Center for Progressive Judaism, Aliso Viejo, California, USA (May, 2015).
  • "The Future of the Middle East – ISIS and the Christian Minority", Clement Presbyterian Church, San Clement, California, USA (April, 2015).
  • "ISIS: Jihad, Terrorism and the International Community", A&M Texas University, College Station, Texas, USA (April, 2015).
  • "ISIS: Jihad, Terrorism and the International Community", Houston University, Houston, Texas, USA (April, 2015).
  • "ISIS: Jihad, Terrorism and the International Community", Oklahoma University, Norman, Oklahoma, USA (April, 2015).
  • "Israel's Supreme Court: Between Jewish and Democratic State", Chapman University, School of Law, Orange, California, USA (March, 2015).
  • "Being an Israeli Arab: Everyday Life, Legal Hurdles, Recent Elections, and Possibilities for Peace", University Synagogue, Irvine, California, USA (March, 2015).
  • "The Role of Israeli-Arabs in Israel's International & International Policy-Making", San Diego State University, Jewish Studies Program, San Diego, California, USA (March, 2015). 
  • "ICC and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict", University of California at Irvine, Olive Tree Initiative, Irvine, California, USA (March, 2015).
  • "International Law and the Middle East", University of California at Irvine, Department of Political Science, Irvine, California, USA (February, 2015).
  • "Jewish and Democratic: Perspective from an Israeli Arab Minority", UCLA Center for Middle Eastern Studies and UCLA Younes & Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, Los Angeles, California, USA (February, 2015).

 

2014

  • "Jewish and Arab Youth: Hopes for Coexistence amid the Chaos of Conflict", Shevet Tapuz Fundraiser Gala Event, Irvine, California, USA (December, 2014).
  • "Israeli Arabs: Personal Experience, Status, and Middle East", Moderated by Prof. Benjamin Hubbard, California State University at Fullerton, Department of Comparative Religion, Fullerton, California, USA (November, 2014).
  • "International Law and the Israeli-Arab Conflict", Moderated by Prof. Benjamin Hubbard, California State University at Fullerton, Department of Comparative Religion, Fullerton, California, USA (November, 2014). 
  • "One Man's Dream Is Another Man's Nightmare: The Inevitability of the Two-State Solution", Moderated by Prof. Matthias Lehmann, University of California at Irvine, School of Humanities, Department of Jewish Studies, Irvine, California, USA (November, 2014). 
  • "The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Where Do We Go from Here?", Moderated by Prof. Dan Schnur, University of South California, Students for Israel, Los Angeles, California, USA (November, 2014).
  • "Being an Israeli Arab: Life in Israel and the War with Hamas", Congregation Anshi Torah, Plano, Texas, USA (October, 2014).
  • "An Israeli-Arab Legal Scholar Discusses the Gaza War and Terrorism", University of North Texas, Jewish and Israel Studies Program, Dallas, Texas, USA (October, 2014).
  • "Terrorism and Anti-Terrorism Laws of War", International Law Seminar, University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas, USA (October, 2014).
  • "The Use of Force by Hamas in Regards to Self-Defense and Targeting", University of Houston Law Center and the Association for International Law Studies, Houston, Texas, USA (October, 2014).
  • "Being an Israeli Arab: Life in Israel and the War with Hamas", Lecture with the Jewish Yong Adults, Houston Hillel, Houston, Texas, USA (October, 2014).
  • "Personal Experience on the Status of Arabs in Israel", Lion of Judah Luncheon, the Jewish Federation & Family Services, Women's Philanthropy, Newport, California, USA (September, 2014).
  • Kfar Metzir Elementary School, Kfar Metzir, Israel, "Juvenile and Criminal Law" (May, 2014).
  • Carmel Academic Center, Haifa, Israel, Faculty Seminar, "Guidelines for the Characteristics of the Solicitor and the Perpetrator by Means" (March, 2014).

 

2013

  • Ghajar High School, Ghajar, Israel, "Juvenile and Criminal Law" (May, 2013).
  • Zefat Academic College, School of Law, Israel, "Law, Democracy and Terrorism": "The Unconstitutional Grounds of the Proposed Legislation for Fighting Terrorism” (April, 2013).
  • Zefat Academic College, the Shatil Project on Multiculturalism (together with Prof. Ariela Friedman, Dr. Yael Giron) (January, 2013).

 

2012

  • The Hebrew University, Department for Political Science, "The Constitutionality Question of the Israeli Referendum Act" (December, 2012). 
  • Zefat Academic College, "Neutral Academic Teaching in a Multicultural Lecturing Hall – Is It Possible?" (March, 2012). 
  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem Seminar in the History of Political Thought: "The Arab-Speaking Minority in Israel: The Diversity of Ideological Visions" (The Political Science Department, the Sociology and Anthropology Department, the History Department, and the Classics Department) (March, 2012).
  • Zefat Academic College, the Shatil Project on Multiculturalism (together with Prof. Ariela Friedman, Dr. Yael Giron) (February, 2012).

 

2011

  • Conseil representative des institutions juives de France's meeting: "The Future Vision on the Israeli-Arab Conflict Following the 2011 Arab Spring" (Crown Plaza Hotel, Haifa) (December, 2011).
  • Al-Motanaby High School, Haifa, Israel, "The Israeli Judiciary" (November, 2011)
  • Saturday's Cultural Meeting with Avi Fearst, Israelism: Between Jews and Arabs – Mohammed Wattad & Yoram Kanyok (Bet Zayit, Jerusalem) (October, 2011).
  • Zefat Academic College, Keynote Speaker at the Holocaust Memorials Ceremony (May, 2011).
  • Zefat Academic College, the Shatil Project on Multiculturalism (together with Prof. Ariela Friedman, Dr. Yael Giron) (January, 2011).

 

2010

  • Zefat Academic College School of Law, Zefat, Israel (November, 2010): "Muslims in the West: Terrorism, Islam and Western Constitutionalism".
  • Zefat Academic College, Zefat, Israel (November, 2010): "Multiculturalism in Zefat Academic College – A Comparative Perspective".
  • Academy of Advocacy of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine (September, 2010): "Why to Study Medical Law".
  • Zefat Academic College, the Shatil Project on Multiculturalism (together with Prof. Ariela Friedman, Dr. Yael Giron) (May, 2010).
  • Zefat Academic College, School of Law, Zefat, Israel (April, 2010): Introducing Italians to Israeli Law: "Introduction to Israeli Constitutional Law".
  • The Canadian Council for Israel and Jewish Advocacy (March, 2010): You Cannot Play With the Truth: Against the Apartheid Week – Series of Lectures and Public Talks [University of Manitoba, University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Victoria, Farris & Company Law Firm in Vancouver, Simon Fraser University, University of British Columbia, Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver, the Jewish Canadian Community in Edmonton and Calgary], in Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, Victoria, Vancouver] (Canada): "Self-Criticism and the Vision for Peace in the Middle East".



2009

  • Israel Scholars Network, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel (December, 2009): "The Israel-Arab Conflict".
  • The Sharon-Herzliya Rotary Club, Kfar Shmaryahu, Israel (November, 2009) "Peace in the Middle East".
  • Private Event for an Intellectual Evening, Haifa, Israel (October, 2009): "On the Hypocrisy in the Middle East".
  • The Professional and Social Club, Haifa, Israel (October, 2009): "Law, Medicine and Ethics – Why So?" [Under the auspices of the International Center for Health, Law and Ethics of Haifa University, Faculty of Law].
  • Zefat Academic College, the Shatil Project on Multiculturalism (together with Prof. Ariela Friedman, Dr. Yael Giron) (March, 2009).

 

2008

  • The Karl Liebknecht House BAK Shalom, Berlin, Germany (July, 2008): "A Vision of Peace & Reconciliation".
  • University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany (January, 2008): "A Vision of Citizenship:  Arabs in a Jewish and Democratic State" [Sponsored by: Deutsch-Israelische Gesellschaft Freiburg; Colloquium politicum of the University of Freiburg; Freundeskreis Staedtepartnerschaft Freiburg-Tel-Aviv e. V.); Chaired by Mr. Hillebrand].

 

2007

  • The Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg, Germany (November, 2007): "The Rome Statute & Captain Planet: What Lies Between 'Crimes against Humanity' and the 'Natural Environment'?"  
  • New Israel Fund of Canada, Canadian Jewish Congress, and Narayever Congregation (April, 2007): "Being an Israeli Arab" [Montreal, Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom, chaired by Dr. Victor Goldbloom (National Executive CJC)], [Ottawa, Soloway JCC, chaired by Rabbi Steven Garten (Temple Israel)], [Toronto, First Narayever Congregation, Chaired by Prof. Ed Morgan (National President, CJC)].
  • Temple Emanu-El, Toronto, Canada (April 2007): "Breaking Up the Paradigm on Israeli Arabs" [Chaired by Mark Sandler].
  • Hillel of Great Toronto & The Bina Initiative, Toronto, Canada (March, 2007): "The Dilemmas of Israeli Arabs: A Scholarly Perspective On Citizenship in Israel" [Chaired by Prof. Emanuel Adler]. 
  • Munk Centre for International Studies at Trinity College, Toronto, Canada (March, 2007): "Being an Israeli Arab" [Chaired by Prof. Emanuel Adler].




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