Meet the new justices

Uzi Fogelman Born here in 1954, he graduated from the Tel Aviv University law faculty in 1979 and was certified as a lawyer the following year. In 1982, he joined the State Attorney's Office, first in the criminal section and afterwards in the High Court petitions section. In 1995 he was appointed head of the High Court petitions section and served there until being named to the Tel Aviv District Court in 2000. He also earned a master's of law degree from the Hebrew University in 1985 and a master's in public administration from Harvard University in 1990. Yitzhak Amit Born here in 1958, he graduated with distinction from the Hebrew University law faculty in 1985. He became a certified lawyer in 1986 and worked in private practice from 1987 until 1997. He was appointed to the Haifa Magistrate's Court in 1997 and to the Haifa District Court in 2002. Neal Hendel Born in the US in 1952, he went to Brooklyn's Yeshiva of Flatbush High School from 1965 to 1969. He completed his law studies at Hofstra University, and was admitted to the New York bar in 1974. He worked in the Legal Aid Office between 1974 and 1976, and in private practice until 1983, when he immigrated here, receiving his Israeli license in 1984. Hendel worked in the Southern District Attorney's Office from 1983 to 1988, was named to the Beersheba Magistrate's Court in 1988 and to the Beersheba District Court in 1997. In 2006, he was appointed deputy president of the Beersheba District Court.