HU Webinar - The Meaning of Holocaust Remembrance Day: Facing Evil Yesterday and Today - January 30, 2024

Join us on Tuesday, January 30th, 2024.


PROF. MOSHE HALBERTAL received his Ph.D. from Hebrew University in 1989, and from 1988 to 1992 he was a fellow at the Society of Fellows at Harvard University. Prof. Halbertal served as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, and Yale Law School, and he currently is a professor of Jewish thought and philosophy at Hebrew University. He is the author of many books, including Idolatry (co-authored with Avishai Margalit, 1992) and People of the Book: Canon, Meaning, and Authority (1997), both published by Harvard University Press; Concealment and Revelation: Esotericism in Jewish Tradition and Its Philosophical Implications (2007), On Sacrifice (2012), Maimonides: Life and Thought (2013), and The Beginning of Politics: Power in the Biblical Book of Samuel (co-authored with Stephen Holmes, 2017), all published by Princeton University Press; and several books published in Hebrew, including Interpretative Revolutions in the Making (1997) and By Way of Truth: Nahmanides and the Creation of Tradition (2000). His latest book “Nahmanides: Law and Mysticism” was published by Yale University Press in 2020. Prof. Halbertal was the recipient of the Michael Bruno Memorial Award of the Rothschild Foundation and the Goldstein-Goren Book Award for the best book in Jewish thought in the years 1997 to 2000. In 2010, he was named a member of Israel’s Academy for the Sciences and the Humanities.