A New Executive Director has been Elected for the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute

The Board of Trustees is happy to announce the appointment of Professor Shai Lavi as the new Executive Director of the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute.

The Board of Trustees is happy to announce the appointment of Professor Shai Lavi as the new Executive Director of the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute.

Prof. Lavi succeeds Professor Gabriel Motzkin, who will step down at the end of 2016, having served the Institute for more than nine years.

Prof. Lavi is a Tel Aviv University law professor and specializes in sociology and philosophy of law. He is currently also the Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and the Co-Director of the Minerva Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of the End of Life, both at Tel Aviv University.

 

The Board expresses its great appreciation for the excellent contribution Professor Motzkin has made to the Institute, and wishes Professor Lavi every success in his new role.

 

 

 

Tom de Swaan

Chairman of the Board of Trustees

July 2016