Bachelor, Tel Aviv University, 1968. Master of Arts magna cum laude, Tel Aviv University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy summa cum laude, Sorbonne University, Paris, 1976.
Principal Agricultural High School Yeshiva, Kfar Aroe, Israel, 1970-1973. Assistant lecturer institute criminology Tel Aviv University, 1972-1974. Lecturer psychology Regional College Menashe, Hadera, Israel, 1976-1978.
Lecturer criminology Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, 1976-1978, senior lecturer Israel, 1979-1982, professor Israel, since 1982, chairman department criminology Israel, 1982-1986.
Served with Israeli military, 1958-1961. Member Logotherapy Association, Psychopathology Crime Organization.
Married Naomi Rossel, June 2, 1968. Children: Efrat, Hanan, Avishai, Tsurit, Nirit.