Prof. Yoseph M. Edrey, Emeritus

Almog
Tax Law; Tax Policy; The Constitutional aspects of the National Economy (Israeli and U.S. Federal)

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About

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Higher Education

Undergraduate and Graduate Studies

1976‑1979      

Ph.D. (Law) ‑ The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.  Doctoral dissertation: "Income Tax Law ‑ Income from Employment".

1974‑1975      

LL.M., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Faculty of Law. Masters thesis: "The Deductibility of Business and Personal Expenses Under the Income Tax Laws of Israel, US, Sweden, Germany and France".

1970‑1973      

LL.B., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; Faculty of Law.

Post Doctoral Studies

1979-1981     

Visiting Scholar, School of Law, University of Pennsylvania.

Subjects: Federal Income Tax, Tax Policy, Welfare Law.

Academic Ranks nd Tenure in Institutes of Higher Education

1997- Current            

Professor of Law (Tenured), University of Haifa, Faculty of Law. Fall semester

 2013              

 Visiting Professor The university of Texas at Austin Texas, THE SCHUSTERMAN CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDIES ISRAEL STUDIES COLLABORATIVE (ISC).

Dec. 2011       

Visiting scholar Université Paul-cézanne Section du CSU : 5ème, Aix-Marseille 3, Faculté d'Économie Appliquée

Fall 2011        

Visiting Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain;  Departament de Dret

Aug. 2010    

Erasmus Mundus Fellowship, European Union; The Universidad Complutense de Madrid

2006-2007      

Professor of Law and Head of Ramat Gan Academic College of Law. (On leave from Haifa University)

2003-2004      

Visiting professor, Michigan University, School of Law.

Spring 2003   

Visiting Scholar, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, Faculty of Law.

Summer 2003

Visiting Professor, University of San Diego, School of Law.

1997-2002       Dean and Professor of Law, University of Haifa, Faculty of Law.

Fall 2002        

Visiting Professor of Law, George Washington University, School of Law.

Fall  2001       

Visiting Professor of Law, Michigan University, School of Law.

Fall 2000        

Visiting Professor of Law, American University, WCL.

1991-1997      

Associate Professor of Law, University of Haifa, Faculty of Law.

Fall 1996        

Visiting scholar, Harvard Law School. ITP.

Spring 1992   

Visiting Professor of Law, Emory Law School, Faculty of Law.

1990-1991      

Member of the founding team of the Faculty of Law, University of Haifa.

Fall 1990        

Visiting Professor of Law, UCLA, School of Law.

1987‑1989      

Visiting Professor of Law, University of San Diego, School of Law, L.LM. Program in Taxation.

1986‑1987      

Visiting Professor of Law, Emory Law School.       

1982‑1986     

Lecturer, Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Management, founder of the tax law department.

1981‑1982      

Lecturer, The Hebrew University, Faculty of Law.

1979‑1981      

Visiting Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, School of Law.

1979-1981      

Visiting Lecturer, Temple University Law School.

1974‑1979      

 Assistant Professor, The Hebrew University Faculty of Law.

 Offices in University Academic Administration

1997-2002      

Dean, University of Haifa, Faculty of Law.

2006-2007      

Head of Ramat Gan Academic College of Law.

 Scholarly Positions and Activities Outside the University

April 2009       

Chairman, the Commission for Academic Accreditation for the Peres College, School of Law - National Council for Higher Education.

2007- Present  

Associate, the European Association of Tax Law Professors.

2005-2007       

Member, Programs Committee for the New International Association of Law Schools.

2005-2006       

Member. The President Commission: a public commission for study the Israeli governmental system; appointed by the President of the State of Israel.

2002                 

Advisor, the Commission of Higher Education, for the Colleges of Management and Schools of Laws' application for adding joint degree programs.

2000                 

Special consultant to the Kneset (the Israeli Parliament) for the Tax Reform; appointed by the Chairman of the Israeli Knesset.

1997-1999       

Member. The Israeli Democratic Institute, the Academic Committee of the Public Council for the Israeli Constitution. 

1999-2004       

Member. The Public Council for the Israeli Constitution, the Israeli Democratic Institute.

1997- 2002      

Member, the Steering Committee of the Israeli Institute of Continuing Legal Education for judges (ex officio).

1995-1996       

Member, the Commission for Academic Accreditation for the College of Insurance, the National Council for Higher Education.

1993 -1995      

Member, the National Committee for Public Services; appointed by the Minister of Science.

1991‑1992       

Member, the National Committee for the Corporate Tax Reform; appointed by the Israel Tax Commissioner.

1987                 

Member, Special Committee for Corporate Taxation in Israel; appointed by the National Commissioner of the State Revenue.

1985                 

Member. Special Committee for Taxation and Inflation; appointed by the National Commissioner of the State Revenue.

1974- Present  

Member. Israel Bar Association.

1972-1973       

Law Clerk. Justice Haim H. Cohen, The Supreme Court of Israel.