Prof. Yaarah Bar-on

Yaarah is the President of Oranim, a teacher training college in northern Israel. Her research and numerous articles focus on women’s lives, feminist theory, micro-history and social thought. Previously Yaarah was Deputy President of Academic Affairs at Bezalel, Academy of Arts and Design (2004-2012), the head of the Kremnitzer-Shenhar (Jewish Studies and Civil Education) Committee at the Ministry of Education (1999-2001), emphasizing both civic practical education and cultural (non-religious) studies of tradition.