Calev Myers immigrated to Israel from the USA in 1992. He graduated from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and became a licensed member of the Israeli Bar Association. Calev founded the Jerusalem Institute of Justice (JIJ) in 2004 and continues to oversee its advocacy projects.
Beyond his work with JIJ, Calev Myers works as a partner at Yehuda Raveh & Co. Law Offices. The firm was established in the 1940s by Mr. Gideon Hausner, who served as the attorney-general of Israel and cabinet minister. Today, the firm has grown into one of the leading law firms in Israel and benefits from over 60 years of experience in the areas of civil and commercial law.
Calev serves as general counsel to over 90 non-profit organizations in Israel, focusing on education, humanitarian needs, social justice, and civil rights. Calev grants ongoing representation to significant high-tech, telecommunications, and media companies. He has been published in the International Financial Law Review, and he currently represents many international entities that invest in various ventures in Israel.
Calev served as the executive director of the Knesset Caucus for Combatting Anti-Semitism and has also served as legal counsel to the Chairman of the Knesset Social Welfare Lobby. He works together with knesset members and government ministers to carry out civil justice projects for disenfranchised sectors of Israeli society.
Calev Myers is also a member of the Association of Friends of Barzilai Hospital, the Association of Public Hospitals for the Benefit of the Public, and a member of the Board of Governors of the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (IAJLJ), an organization that works to combat racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial, and negation of the State of Israel. He has been published in the Justice Magazine of the IAJLJ and serves as one of that organization’s representatives before the UN in Geneva and New York. He frequently contributes op-eds to the Times of Israel website and the Walla News website and appears on Israeli television programs in English and Hebrew as a current events analyst speaking from a human rights perspective.
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