Yael completed her LL.B. in Law & Sociology (Magna Cum Laude) and her LL.B in Public and International Law (Magna Cum Laude) at the Hebrew University. During her studies, she worked as a research assistant to Prof. Guy Davidov, and clerked at the ICTR as a part of the Minerva Center for Human Rights’ program on Transitional justice. She also worked parallel to her studies, at the Israeli Democratic Institute, under Prof. Mordechai Kremnitzer. After her studies she clerked for Hon. Justice Dorit Beinish at the Supreme Court of Israel, and afterwards worked as a Community Lawyer at “Yedid”, a human rights NGO, representing low-income families and people in the fields of Social Security, Debts, Housing and Labor Law.
During her studies, Yael won several honorable awards and scholarships, including the President Scholarship for Doctoral Students from the Hebrew University, the Dean's Award, and the Tebby Miller (excellence in combined degree) Honor from the law faculty. Yael is a research fellow at the Law Faculty of the Herbrew University since 2017.
Dissertation Subject: "Imputed Income in Welfare law". Faculty Supervisor: Prof. Barak Medina.