Dr. Yofi Tirosh is a senior lecturer at the Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law. She earned her LL.B. from the Hebrew University, and her LL.M. and SJD from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as a fellow at Michigan’s Humanities Institute. Before joining the Israeli Bar, she clerked for Hon. Justice Mishael Cheshin at Israel’s Supreme Court. Dr. Tirosh is a board member of Israeli human rights NGOs, including Itach-Maaki: Women Lawyers for Social Justice, and Tmura: The Israeli Antidiscrimination Legal Center. She is a regular commentator in her areas of expertise to leading media venues in Israel.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is “The Lachish Story”, a film from the Steven Spielberg Archive at Hebrew University. The film shows Moroccan immigrants’ journey from France to Israel in the early years of statehood, and the adjustment of one family to life in a moshav in the Lachish region.