Yael Efron

Yael Efron

Vice Dean of the Safed College School of Law (ZAC) in Israel. 


Yael Efron is co-author with Noam Ebner of three E-PARCC simulations. They won first place awards for best teaching simulation in 2011 and 2014 for “Little Golano” and “FlashPoint: Syria 2014,” and an honorable mention for “Converging!,” at the Best Teaching Simulation Competition in 2007. “Little Golano” is a simulation that creates in-depth understanding of international conflict management and advanced skills in conflict resolution, medication, and negotiation. The “FlashPoint: Syria 2014” simulation is set in the context of the crisis in Syria, giving students an opportunity to develop skills in conflict analysis and resolution, collaboration, negotiation, and mediation. Converging!” is a one to three-day simulation that allows students to experience interest-based, collaborative problem solving within an international environment corresponding to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Dr. Yael Efron is an LL.D. graduate from the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem and the Vice Dean at Zefat Academic College School of Law (ZAC) in Israel.  Dr. Efron teaches Civil Procedure, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Family Law. She also directs the Legal-Aid Clinic for the Underprivileged at ZAC. She is also a visiting scholar at Masaryk University Law Faculty in the Czech Republic under the auspices of the Theodore Herzl Distinguished Chair. She has published widely on legal education, pedagogy and curriculum design, negotiation, dispute resolution and other subjects.  Dr. Efron is the recipient of the Halbert Centre for Canadian Studies Post-Doctoral Fellowship and of the Theodore Herzl Distinguished Chair Award.  Access some of Yael Efron's publications.