Fanny Reading Human Rights Lecture
Professor Neta Ziv
Tel Aviv University
Ultra Orthodox Feminism - an Oxymoron?
The struggle of Israeli Haredi Women for political Participation
Sunday 9 December 2018
7:15pm for 7:30pm start
Glen Eira City Council Theatrette
Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield 3162
$15 Members / $20 Non-members
Prof. Neta Ziv is the academic director of The Israel Affordable Housing Center and the Housing Community Law Clinic at Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law. Between 1999-2014 she was the director of the Clinical Legal Education Programs at the law school. Prof. Ziv teaches courses on Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Law and Social Change, Social Rights, Housing Rights, Poverty Law and the Rights of People with Disabilities. Prof. Ziv received her LL.B. from the Hebrew University Law Faculty in 1983, and her LL.M. from The American University in Washington, DC in 1986. After ten years of practicing as a public interest lawyer, she continued her studies and received her J.S.D. from Stanford Law School in 2001. She was one of the founders and chair of Bizchut – The Israel Human Rights Center for People with Disabilities, a board member of Itach-Ma'aki: Women Lawyers for Social Justice, the Vice President (Israel) of The New Israel Fund and a board member of the Dafna Fund.