Aharon Barak

Israeli judge

Aharon Barak (Hebrew: אהרן ברק, born Erik Brick; 16 September 1936) is an Israeli jurist. He is the Professor of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya. Barak was President of the Supreme Court of Israel from 1995 to 2006. Before, he was a Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel (1978–95), as the Attorney General of Israel (1975–78), and as the Dean of the Law Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1974–75).[1]

Aharon Barak
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President of the Supreme Court of Israel
In office
13 August 1995 – 14 September 2006
Preceded byMeir Shamgar
Succeeded byDorit Beinisch
Personal details
Born (1936-09-16) 16 September 1936 (age 85)
Kaunas, Lithuania
Spouse(s)Elisheva Barak-Ussoskin
Alma materHebrew University of Jerusalem


  1. "Aharon Barak – President of the Supreme Court". Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 21 January 2010.