Sharon Shenhav

Sharon Shenhav, an international women's rights lawyer, has been recognized as an expert on marriage and divorce in Jewish law. In 1997 she established and became director of the International Jewish Women's Rights Project. She has served as a consultant to lawyers, judges, rabbis, and legislators worldwide, and was a member of the Israeli delegation to the United Nations Commission on Status of Women.

Publications by Sharon Shenhav

Choosing Religious Court Judges in Israel: A Case Study

Israeli rabbinical courts have exclusive jurisdiction over marriage and divorce among Jewish residents. In December 2002, the author was elected to the Commission to Appoint Religious Court Judges and was reelected to a second three-year term in December 2005. Read More »