Dovid Gottlieb

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Dovid Gottlieb (born Dale Victor Gottlieb)[1] is a senior faculty member at Ohr Somayach in Jerusalem. An author and lecturer, Rabbi Gottlieb received his Ph.D. in mathematical logic at Brandeis University and later become (visiting) Associate Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University.[2] A student of Jean Van Heijenoort, he received a doctorate in 1970 for his thesis The Use of Formal Systems in Logic and Mathematics.[3] The Informed Soul was published by Artscroll in 1990, and has recently been reprinted.


Rabbi Gottlieb was married to Rebbitzen Leeba Gottlieb, who died in January 2020.[4] He married Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller on May 12, 2020.[5] His brother is Roger S. Gottlieb, a researcher in Spiritual ecology at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


  • Ontological Economy: Substitutional Quantification and Mathematics, OUP, 1980
  • The Informed Soul, Artscroll/Mesorah, 1990
  • Reason to Believe , Mosaica Press, 2017


  1. ^ "The Use of Formal Systems in Logic and Mathematics". Google Books. Retrieved 6 March 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Philosophy Department records". Johns Hopkins Library (ArchivesSpace). Johns Hopkins University. Archived from the original on 17 January 2021. Assistant Professor, 1969-1975; Associate Professor, 1975-1980; Visiting Associate Professor, 1980
  3. ^ Dovid Gottlieb at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ Rosenblum, Yonoson (22 January 2020). "How to Be Comfortable In Your Own Skin". Retrieved 14 May 2020.
  5. ^ Neve Yerushalayim (12 May 2020). "Mazal Tov Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller & Rabbi Dovid Gottlieb". Retrieved 14 May 2020.

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