Dr. Shuki Fridman

Dr. Shuki Fridman

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue

Winston Churchill

Staff member of the School of Law. Advocate and a certified Rabbi by the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. He holds a BA in Law Studies, Economics, and Middle Eastern Studies, as well as an MA and PhD in Law Studies from Bar Ilan University. His doctoral dissertation engages with public law in Islam. In the past, he has served as the head of the international law department at the Prime Minister’s Office, as well as chair of the Israeli Government Committee on Sanctions Against Iran, and as the chair of the Sanction Headquarters of the Ministry of Finance. In this context, he is known as an international expert in the fields of legislation and enforcement of international and local sanctions regimes, also consulting states and financial institutions concerning these issues. He served as a researcher at the Israel Democracy Institute and as a lecturer in Bar Ilan University, where he still continues to teach. His research areas are international public law, focusing on the enforcement regimes of international norms, and state and international compliance regimes, international law and the fight against terrorism, law and state security, public law in current Muslim law, and the history of Israeli law.

Areas of study: Constitutional law, international public law, Hebrew law, and religion-state relations.