Dr. Kfir Ifrah

Short Biography

Kfir Ifrah (PhD) is a research director in the Herczeg Institute on Aging at Tel Aviv University. His research deals with positive adjustment among specific populations of older adults and elders that face unique challenges and adversities, such as sexual minorities and bereaved parents. He is an intern in clinical psychology at Tel Aviv University and teaches in the Baruch Ivcher School of Psychology at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya.


Fields of Interest

Subjective well-being and meaning in life in face of adversity, sexual minorities.

Selected Publications

Shenkman, G., Ifrah, K., & Shmotkin, D. (2017). The association between negative attitudes toward aging and mental health among middle-aged and older gay and heterosexual men in Israel. Aging & Mental Health. doi:10.1080/13607863.2016.1274374 [available online ahead of print]













Last update September 2017