Professor Aharon Barak

Nadav Award 2013 WInner

Aharon Barak, the former President of the Supreme Court of Israel, for his commitment to ensure that the Jewish state will constitute an example of democracy, based on the core values ​​of Judaism.

Barak was the President of the Supreme Court of Israel from 1995 to 2006. Prior to that, he served as a Justice on the Supreme Court of Israel (1978–95), as the Attorney General of Israel (1975–78), and as the Dean of the Law Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1974–75).After his retirement from the Supreme Court, Barak joined the staff of the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, and he teaches in the Masters’ Degree program for Commercial Law. He also lectures in the Bachelor of Laws program. In addition, he continues to lecture at both the Yale Law School and the University of Alabama in the United States, as well as lecturing as a Distinguished Visitor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.