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Dr. Ruth Zafran

Dr. Ruth Zafran

Radzyner Law School

Contact Details

Phone: 09-9602780


Dr. Ruth Zafran is a senior lecturer (associate professor) at the Radzyner School of Law, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel and a Visiting Scholar at the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies for 2017-18, as well as a Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Law & Society. Ruth is a graduate of the Law Faculty – Tel-Aviv University (LL.B., 1997), and the Hebrew University, Jerusalem (LL.D., 2004). Her research focuses on family law, especially the status of children in the family, parenthood definition and the legal ramifications of Assisted Reproductive Technology. She is currently working on two research projects, one that deals with International Surrogacy and the other that examines the status of siblings (including “half siblings” and “step siblings’) in less-traditional families.


LL.D. in Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem