Prison Labor

15:45: Participants invited to join the Workshop via Zoom

16:00-16:15: Opening Remarks: Professor Oren Gazal-Ayal, Dean, University of Haifa, Faculty of Law

16:15-17:15: Keynote Address: Brigadier-General Levana Levy-Shay, Head of the Correction Division, Israel Prison Service, “Prison Labor and Correctional Policy in Israel”

17:15-17:30: Break

17:30-19:30: Prisons in Israel

Prisoners and Work in Israel
 “Working Behind Bars: Employed Prisoners’ Perception of Professional Training and Employment in Prison”
“Work-Related Intervention Programs: Desistance from Criminality and Occupational Integration Among Released Prisoners on Parole”
Dr. Ronit Peled-Laskov, Ashkelon Academic College
Discussant: Dr. Tali Gal, Head, School of Criminology, University of Haifa, Faculty of Law

Isarel: A View from the Ground
“Challenges in Advocating for Palestinian Prisoners,” Abeer Baker, Adv.
“Prison Labor: A Public Defender’s Perspective,” Gil Shapira, Adv., The State Public Defender Office
Discussant: Dr. Tali Gal, Head, School of Criminology, University of Haifa, Faculty of Law