A Ph.d. student at the Faculty of Law, University of Tel- Aviv. Received her LL.M., (Magna cum Laude) from the Faculty of Law, University of Tel- Aviv. Title of Master’s thesis: Public Participation in the Israeli Planning Law: Wadi Nisnas as a Test Case. Received her LL.B. from the Faculty of Law, University of Haifa.
In 2003 Manal received the annual Rozen Zvi scholarship for excellent LL.M student and received a prize from “Walter Lebach institute”, for promoting equality and respectability between Arabs and Jews in Israel, based on Master’s Thesis. In 2004 she received a scholarship support from “The Arab Center for Alternative Planning”. In 2005 she was awarded a prize from “Zvi Zelbeger foundation”, for the best paper on Local Authority, based on Master’s thesis.
In addition she published three articles, one based on her Master’s Thesis, two on the status of “Amicus Curie” in the Israeli law. Manal worked as assistant lecturer of Dr. Michael Birnhack and Dr. Sandy Kedar, Faculty of Law, University of Haifa and Dr. Amnon Lehavi, Faculty of Law, Interdisciplinary Center Hertzilya. She also served at the board of editors of the Tel Aviv University law review and worked as the Associate Editor, Din Udvarim: Haifa Law Review.
In 2009 she participated in the 37th annual conference of the Israeli Society of Ecology and Environmental Sciences (ISEES) and won a prize for excellent lecture.
Main interests: planning and building law, property law, land regime, law and society, law and space.