Prof. Yitshak Cohen

Academic Director of the Law School, Jerusalem Campus


Prof. Yitzhak Cohen holds a bachelor’s degree (with honors) and a master’s degree in direct studies (with honors), both from the Faculty of Law at Bar Bar-Ilan University. He wrote his doctoral dissertation as part of the President’s Scholarships for Outstanding Students. In 2013 he was a visiting researcher at Columbia University School of Law, New York, and in 2013 he was a visiting lecturer at McGill University, Canada.

Prof. Cohen heads several academic programs and has been a member of the Bar Association since 1999. He holds a diploma as a Rabbi from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and has published numerous articles in his fields of teaching and research: Jewish law, family law, and civil law. He serves as the Academic Director of the Faculty of Law at Ono’s Jerusalem Campus. Prof. Cohen writes opinions on family and inheritance law.

Teaching Areas

Family Law in Israel, Inheritance Law, Civil Procedure, Hebrew Law

Selected Publications