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Center for the Study of Multiculturalism and Diversity

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, 9190501

tel. 972.2.5494950

The People



Prof. Michael Karayanni, Academic Director 

Michael Karayanni holds the Bruce W. Wayne Chair in International Law at the Faculty of Law of The Hebrew University.

His areas of expertise are Multiculturalism, Private International Law, Inter-religious Law, Civil Procedure.

Prof. Karayanni full CV




Michal Barak, Executive Director

Michal Barak holds an LL.B from the Hebrew University Law School and an MA in Linguistics from Rutgers University. Her area of expertise is education for democracy, human rights and shared society. 



Adv. Uri Sabach, Director of the Clinic for Multiculturalism and Diversity

Adv. Uri Sabach holds an LL.B. from Haifa University and an LL.M. from The American University, Washington D.C. He has earned a B.A, in Islam and Middle Eastern Studies from the Hebrew University. 



Dr. Fahema Abbas


Dr. Fahima Abbas, Research Coordinator

Holds a PhD in Geography from the Hebrew University. Her areasof expertise is urban geography, Arab middle class, integration of minorities in metropolitan areas and divided cities.




Adv. Inbar Peled, Founder of the Clinic for Multiculturalism and Diversity

Adv. Inbar Oeled  holds an LL.B. from Tel Aviv University and an LL.M. from Columbia University. She has earned a B.A, in International Relations and Arabic Literature from The Hebrew University. 



Prof. Barak Medina, Former Academic Director 

Professor Barak Medina is the provost of the Hebrew Univeristy and the former dean of the Faculty of Law. His main interests are constitutional law and economic analysis of the justic system.Prof. Barak Medina's CV.