Prof. Yedidia Z. Stern

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Yedidia.Stern@biu.ac.il
Office
Building 306, Room 301
Reception Hours
partial sabbatical
Short Biography

Graduate of Bar-Ilan Law School; SJD from Harvard Law School; past Dean of Bar-Ilan Law School; founder of the Center for Commercial Law; Senior Fellow and Vice-president of the Israel Democracy Institute; Married to Dr. Karen Friedman, father of eight.

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Research

Commercial Law: Corporate law, Corporate Acquisitin, Crporate Gvernance, Corporate Finance, Insurance.

Public Law: Law and Politics; Law and Jewish religious Law; Israel as "Jewish and Democratic State"; Religion and State

Publications
  1. Religion, state and the Jewish identity crisis in Israel, Center for middle east Policy at Brookings, (english) 2017
  2. Israel: A Jewish Democracy. Chapter in: Essential Israel, Essays for the 21st Century (Indiana University Press) ( S. Ilan Troen and Rachel Fish eds. 2017) (English)
  3. Der israelische Nationalstaat Politische, verfassungsrechtliche und kulturelle Herausforderungen Aus dem Englischen von Clemens Heni und Michael Kreutz The Berlin International Center for the Study of Antisemitism (BICSA), Studien zum Nahen Osten, Band 6 , 2017 (German)
  4. When Judaism Meets a State (Israel Democracy Institute press) (w. Kalman Newman, Benjamin Brown, Nir Kedar and Gideon Katz) 2015.
  5. Nation State and Immigration – The Age of Population Movements (Sussex Academic Press) (Anita Shapira, Yedidia Z. Stern, Alex Yakobson and Liav Orgad, eds., 2014) (English).
  6. The Israeli-Nation State: Political, Constitutional and Cultural Challenges (Academic Studies Press). (Fania Oz-salzberger and Yedidia Z. Stern, eds., 2014) (English).
  7. In Search of Solidarity – An Israeli Journey (Israel Democracy Institute Press) (Yedidia Z. Stern and Benjamin Porat, eds. 2014). The Nation State and Religion: The Resurgence of Faith (Sussex Academic Press) (Anita Shapira, Yedidia Z. Stern, Alex Yakobson, eds., 2013) (English).
  8. Nationalism and Binationalism: The Perils of Perfect Structures (Sussex Academic Press) (Anita Shapira, Yedidia Z. Stern, Alex Yakobson, eds., 2013) (English).
  9. Religion and Politics in Jewish Thought (2 vol.) (Israel Democracy Institute and The Zalman Shazar Center for Jewish History) (Benjamin Brown, Menachem Lorberbaum, Avinoam Rosenak and Yedidia Z. Stern eds., 2012).
  10. Barefooted Homeland (Am Oved Publishing House and Israel Democracy Institute, 2011) (w. Avi Sagi).
  11. Rabbis and Rabbinate: The Challenge (2 vol.) (Am Oved Publishing House and Israel Democracy Institute, Yedidia Z. Stern and Shuki Friedman eds., 2011).
  12. My Justice, Your Justice: Justice Between Cultures (Zalman Shazar Center and Israel Democracy Institute, Yedidia Z. Stern ed., 2010).
  13. Herzl Then and Now: An Old Jew or a New Person? (Keter Publishing House, Avi Sagi and Yedidia Z. Stern eds., 2008).
  14. Herzl Then and Now: 'The Jewish State' in the State of Jews (Keter Publishing House, Avi Sagi and Yedidia Z. Stern eds., 2008).
  15. The Ownership of a Corporation – Theory, Law, Reality (Bar-Ilan University Press, The Israel Bar Publishing House and The Israel Democracy Institute, 2008).
  16. Corporate Goals (Bar-Ilan University Press, The Israel Bar Publishing House and The Israel Democracy Institute, 2007).
  17. The Jewishness of Israel (Israel Democracy Institute, Aviezer Ravitzky and Yedidia Z. Stern eds., 2007).
  18. Law in Israel – A Prospective Approach (Bar-Ilan University Press, Yedidia Z. Stern, Yaffa Zilbershats and Itai Lifshitz eds., 2003).
  19. Judaism – A Dialogue Between Worlds (Hebrew University Press ,Dudi Schwartz, Avi Sagi and Yedidia Z. Stern eds., 1999). Corporate Acquisition (Hebrew University Press, 1996).
Work in progress

BOOK-AUTHOR

  1. Religion and State In Israel. [Three vol.]

     

  2. Who is Secular? A Meta-Halakhic Debate.

BOOK-EDITOR

  1. The Rabbi (Two vol., Yededia Z. Stern and Shuki Friedman eds., 2007).

ARTICLES

  1. Jewish Law as a Model for Jewish Life.

     

  2. Religious Legislation.

Last Updated Date : 04/02/2021