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Prof. Mordechai Kremnitzer

Senior Research Fellow

at the Israel Democracy Institute

Topic of his lecture at the Night of Philosophy in Israel 2021:

"אנחנו העם. "אנחנו" – העם? – רב שיח פילוסופ"
With Lyat Friedman, Arie Krampf, Ronit Peleg, Idan Zivoni
In Hebrew

Prof. Mordechai Kremnitzer is a Senior Research Fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute.

Professor Kremnitzer is a professor emeritus of the Faculty of law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and was its dean. He served also as president of the Israeli Press Council. He chaired several government committees, including the Committee to Examine the Use of Force by the Police, the Committee on Civic Education in Israel, the Committee on Discipline in the Civil Service. Kremnitzer drafted, together with Prof. S.Z. Feller the preliminary and general parts of Israel's Criminal Code. He led the Ministry of Justice team to reform the homicide offenses, a reform passed by the Knesset in 2019 Law.


His areas of expertise are:

Criminal law; public law; military law; corruption in government; proportionality in public policy.

His last book (with others): Proportionality in Action, Cambridge Press, 2020

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