Dr. Yair Eldan

Lecturer in the Law School


Yair Eldan studied law at the Hebrew University (1996 – 2000) and, in 2001, was accepted as a member of the Bar Association. He worked in the Knesset as the parliamentary aide of MK Ophir Pines-Paz, chairing the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee. From 2003 to 2008, he completed his studies in the dispute resolution and negotiation program at Bar-Ilan University, and in April 2008, he was awarded a Ph.D. His dissertation dealt with the effects of boycotts and ostracism as described in the writings of ancient Jewish sages.

At the Academic College, Ono Alden teaches law and Hebrew law courses and is particularly interested in the relationships between law and society and the connections between legal and other disciplines, especially literature and psychology.

Teaching Areas

Jurisprudence, Hebrew Law, Law and Society, Law and Literature, Law and Psychology.