Menachem Lorberbaum

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Prof. Loberbaum visiting the housing protests in Gan HaMenorah, Jerusalem

Prof. Menachem Lorberbaum is an Israeli professor and the chair of the department of Jewish Philosophy, Talmud and Kabbala at Tel Aviv University and is co-director of the Center for Jewish Political Thought. He is a Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Prof. Lorberbaum studies political theory and the connection among religion, state, and politics in the Jewish tradition.

A recent book Politics and Limits of Law: Secularizing the Political Medieval Jewish Thought was published by Stanford University Press (2001) and a Hebrew edition is forthcoming. The Shalom Hartman Institute published the first book of his four-volume work, The Jewish Political Tradition edited with Michael Walzer and Noam Zohar, and Yair Lorberbaum, co-editor. It was published in May 2000 by Yale University Press.[1] A Hebrew edition was published in 2008 by the Shalom Hartman Institute.[2]

He is on the editorial board of the Hebraic Political Studies journal.


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