Dr. Haim Abraham is a Lecturer at the School of Law. He holds a Doctor of Juridical Science degree from the University of Toronto, a Master of Law degree from the University of Cambridge, and a Bachelor of Law degree combined with the Interdisciplinary Honours Program in the Humanities from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he was on the editorial board of the Israel Law Review. Before returning to academia, Dr. Abraham served as a Law Clerk at the Israel State Attorney Office, Civil Department.
Dr. Abraham's research and teaching interests include tort law, private law theory, liability of public actors and authorities, the intersections of private and public law, and gender and sexuality law. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, such as the ‘Oxford Journal of Legal Studies’ and the ‘American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy, and the Law’, as well as in professional and popular blogs such as ‘Lawfare’ and ‘Just Security’, and has been cited by the Supreme Court of Israel. Dr. Abraham is currently examining states’ moral and legal obligations to compensate non-combatants who suffered wrongful losses during warfare and terrorism activities, using theoretical, doctrinal, and empirical lenses.
Dr. Abraham organised several conferences, including Autonomy in Private Law: Past, Present, Future (Tel Aviv University); State Accountability Conference (London School of Economics and Political Science); Public Aspects of Private Law (University of Toronto); and Surrogacy in Israel Conference (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem). In addition to his academic work, Dr. Abraham consulted various Ministries and Non-Governmental Organisations in the areas of tort law, surrogacy, and parental status, such as the Ministry of Health of Israel and Israel's LGBT Task Force.
Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD)
University of Toronto,
University of Cambridge,
LL.B. combined with the Interdisciplinary Honours Program in the Humanities
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,