Prof. Yaffa Zilbershats is Chairman of the Planning and Budgeting Committee of the Israel Council for Higher Education. Before taking this position, she was a professor in the Faculty of Law specializing in international law, constitutional law, human rights, and migration.
Prof. Zilbershats has authored and edited several books, book chapters, and academic articles, and has presented her work at prestigious conferences around the world.
Prof. Zilbershats has served on several blue-ribbon committees, including the Committee for the preparation of citizenship legislation; the Rubinstein Committee for reviewing Israeli immigration and citizenship laws, Neeman Committee for drafting the constitution of the State of Israel, and the Keshev Committee for more equal societal division in regards to military and national service, and more.