|president of the supreme court of israel|
13 august 1995 – 14 september 2006
|preceded by||meir shamgar|
|succeeded by||dorit beinisch|
|born||16 september 1936|
|alma mater||hebrew university of jerusalem|
aharon barak (hebrew: אהרן ברק, born erik brick, 16 september 1936) is an israeli professor of law at the interdisciplinary center in herzliya and a lecturer in law at the hebrew university of jerusalem, the yale law school, central european university, georgetown university law center, and the university of toronto faculty of law.
barak was president of the supreme court of israel from 1995 to 2006. prior to that, he served as a justice of the supreme court of israel (1978–95), as the attorney general of israel (1975–78), and as the dean of the law faculty of the hebrew university of jerusalem (1974–75).