Dr. Amos Israel-Vleeschhouwer is a scholar of law and psychology with many years’ experience working in education, mostly in informal frameworks, including the Bnei Akiva youth movement, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Street Law legal clinic, the Yitzhak Rabin Center's “Invitation to the University” project, and the education department of the Rape Crisis Centers in Israel. Amos holds a master’s degree in social psychology and a doctorate in law, and teaches law and psychology in a number of higher education institutions. His articles and lectures explore, among other topics, contemporary issues from a halachic perspective and the place of Jewish law in the modern world. He co-founded a helpline for Haredi and national-religious men and boys who have been sexually assaulted, serves as a board member of the Public Committee against Torture in Israel, and is the co-chairman of the International Jewish Law Association.
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