March 15, 2017 | The Israeli Minister of Education has announced that Prof. Nili Cohen, of The Buchmann Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University, will receive the Israel Prize in Law for her lifelong, groundbreaking work in the field. Prof. Cohen’s received her undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate degrees at Tel Aviv University and has served as a teacher and researcher at TAU since the 1970s. A very popular professor, Cohen received the rector’s award for excellence in teaching several times. Between 1994 and 1997 she served as the vice rector of Tel Aviv University and then between 1997-2001 as the university’s rector. Since 2004 she’s been a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences, and since 2015 she’s served as the president of the Academy and has helped shape academic research in Israel in general and the study of law in particular.