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Dr. Nissim Leon is a senior lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Bar Ilan University. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2005 from Tel Aviv University. He specializes in the study of Israeli society, with a focus on two areas: sociology of religious society, and the question of the ethnic, religious and national diversification of the middle class.

  • Israel’s political sociology
  • Sociology of religious society in Israel
  • Social and cultural aspects of the synagogue

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification


Jan 2001Jan 2005


Oct 1998Jun 2000

סוציולוגיה, Bachelor

Oct 1994Jun 1997


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