Course Spotlight: 'Policing Terror', Institute for the study of Criminology

January 3, 2018

On Monday, January 1st, the 'Policing Terror' course by the Institute for the Study of Criminology hosted Former Shin Bet agents' operator Gonen Ben Yitzhak.

Among other duties, Ben Yitzhak was the operator of the "Green Prince", the son of the head of Hamas in the West Bank who was recruited as an agent and was a significant factor in preventing terror attacks.

A Political Theory for the Jewish People - A Symposium on the book by Prof. Chaim Gans

A Political Theory for the Jewish People - Symposium on the book by Prof. Chaim Gans

December 19, 2017

On Friday, 15th of December, a symposium was held at the Belgium House on Edmond J. Safra campus, about the book by Prof. Chaim Gans: A Political Theory for the Jewish People.

The symposium was held in cooperation of the Hebrew University's Faculty of Law and the Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies Journal.

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The First Annual Sacher Lecture: Prof. Robert Post discussed the subject of Freedom of Speech in the University

December 6, 2017

In a joint initiative with the Dean of the Faculty, The Harry and Michael Sacher Institute for Legislative Research and Comparative Law began this year a series of annual lectures in honor and memory of John Sacher.

The first Sacher Lecture took place on Monday (4th of December), when the institute was honored to host Professor Robert C. Post as the main lecturer. Prof. Post is an expert on constitutional law from Yale University and until recently served as Dean of the School of Law there. The subject of the lecture was 'Freedom of Speech in the University'.