We are sorry to announce that St Anne’s alumna and leading legal scholar, Professor Ruth Gavison, has passed away at the age of 75. Professor Gavison conducted her doctoral studies at St Anne’s.
Gavison was a longtime professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a founder of the Association for Civil Rights, which she headed from 1996 to 1999.
She was awarded the prestigious Israel Prize in 2011 for her legal research.
The Times of Israel has published a full obituary detailing her many accomplishments. She will be much missed as a member of the St Anne’s community.