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The Institute for Research in Jewish Law was the proud winner of the “Katz Prize for the Implementation of Halakcha in Modern Life”

The Institute for Research in Jewish Law was the proud winner of the “Katz Prize for the Implementation of Halakcha in Modern Life”

July 19, 2018

The Institute for Research in Jewish Law was the proud winner of the “Katz Prize for the Implementation of Halakcha in Modern Life” for the year 2018. This prize was awarded to the Institute for Research in Jewish Law for its years of work in the field of research of Jewish Law, its connection to modern law in general, and to Israeli law specifically.

Together with the institute the prize was awarded to Rabbi Asher Zelig Weiss, and Rabbi Yehuda Hertzel Henkin and Rabbi Joseph Tzevi Rimon.

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Shanghai's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018: HUJI Faculty of Law is ranked 1st in Israel, 35th in the World

July 18, 2018

The 2018 Shanghai Ranking is out: The Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University ranked 1st in Israel and 35th in the world!

The Shanghai Index Ranking examines more than 1400 universities and covers 55 subjects across natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences, and social sciences. The index gives them grades according to several parameters: number of papers authored in the field, number of papers published in top Journals, citations, International collaborations and award winnings.

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Student exchange agreement with the Faculty of Law, PKU, China

May 10, 2018

The Faculty of Law is proud to announce the signing of a student exchange agreement with the Faculty of Law, PKU, China (the leading Law Faculty in China). The agreement is a welcome addition to the vibrant program of exchange agreements with some of the best law schools in the world, including Stanford, Columbia, UCLA, Georgetown, Renmin University (China), the National University of Singapore and the Sorbonne, in addition to our membership in the Center for Transnational Legal Studies.

 

student exchange agreement with the Faculty of Law, Montreal

Student exchange agreement with the Faculty of Law, Montreal

May 6, 2018
The Faculty of Law is proud to announce the signing of a student exchange agreement with the Faculty of Law, Montreal, Canada. The agreement is a welcome addition to the vibrant program of exchange agreements with some of the best law schools in the world, including Stanford, Columbia, UCLA, Georgetown, Renmin University (China), the National University of Singapore and the Sorbonne, in addition to our membership in the Center for Transnational Legal Studies.
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Warm greetings to the winners of the Cheshin Award for Academic Excellence in the Field of Law

May 3, 2018

On Monday, April 30th, the Law Faculty hosted a ceremony for the Justice Cheshin Award for Academic Excellence in the Field of Law.

The winner of the prize in the category of the senior researcher is Prof. Miriam Gur-Aryeh of the Hebrew University. The prize winners in the category of young researchers are Dr. Hila Shamir of Tel Aviv University and Dr. Keren Weinshall-Margel of the Hebrew University.

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The Lionel Cohen Annual Lecture

April 12, 2018

Sir Terence Etherton on "The Universality of the Rule of Law as an International Standard."

On Monday, April 9th, the Law Faculty hosted the Lionel Cohen Annual Lecture.

This year, we were honored to host The Right Honorable Sir Terence Etherton, who serves as the Master of the Rolls, the Head of Civil Justice and the second most senior judge (after the Lord Chief Justice) in England and Wales. The subject of Sir Etherton's lecture was "The Universality of the Rule of Law as an International Standard".