|Asher Dan Grunis|
Asher Dan Grunis was born in Israel in 1945. He served in the Israeli army (1962-1965), earned an LL.B. degree (1968) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and was admitted to the Israeli bar in 1969. In 1972 he earned a Master of Law (LL.M.) degree from the University of Virginia in the United States before being awarded a D.Jur. from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in Toronto, Canada.
From 1976-1987 he taught at the Law Faculty at Tel-Aviv University. From 1981-1988 he practiced law, and in September 1988 was appointed as a judge in the Beersheba District Court. From October 1996 he served on the Tel-Aviv District Court, and in April 2002 was given a one-year appointment to the Supreme Court.
In 2003 he was appointed Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel and in February 2012, President of the Supreme Court.