Prof. Avi Sagi

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Education

1987       Ph.D. in Philosophy, Bar-Ilan University

Dissertation: Kierkegaard: Religion and Existentialism

1980       M.A. in Philosophy, Bar-Ilan University (suma cum laude)

Dissertation: The Problem of Self Identity: A Study in Hume’s and

Nietzsche’s Philosophy—From Empiricism to Existentialism

1979       B.A. in Philosophy and Jewish Thought, Bar-Ilan University (suma cum laude)

 

Teaching Experience (Bar-Ilan University)

1997-             Full Professor

1994-1996:    Associate Professor

1991-1993:    Senior Lecturer

1989-1990:    Lecturer

1985-1988     Instructor

1981-1984:    Teaching Assistant

 

Academic and Professional Activities

2002-2005:    Bar-Ilan University, Department of Philosophy, Chairman

1999-             Founding Director, Program for Hermeneutic Studies

1986-             Shalom Hartman Institute, Senior Research Fellow

2005:              Chair, Israel Prize Committee, Philosophy Division

2003:              Member, Israel Prize Committee, Philosophy Division

2003 -             Member of The Steering Committee for preparation of the IDF Code of

Ethics

Publications

Editor

Democratic Culture, with Yedidia Z. Stern [Hebrew] (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press)

Israeli Judaism book series, with Yedidia Z. Stern [Hebrew], Shalom Hartman Institute and Law Faculty, Bar-Ilan University

Interpretation and Culture books series, [Hebrew] Bar-Ilan University Press

 

Books

Halakhic Loyalty: Between Opennes and Closure (Ramat Gan: Bar Ilan University Press, 2012) (Heb.)

To Be A Jew, Joseph Chayim Brenner as Jewish Existentialist (London: Continuum, 2011)

Prayer after "The Death of God", A Phenomenological Study of Hebrew Literature (Ramat Gan, Bar-Ilan University Press, 2011) (Heb.)

The Human Voyage to Meaning, A Philosophical-Hermeneutical Study of Literary Works [Hebrew] (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 2009)

Jewish Religion After Theology (Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2009)

Tradition vs. Traditionalism, Contemporary Perspectives in Jewish Thought (New York: Rodopi, 2008)

The Open Canon: On the Meaning of Halakhic Discourse (London: Continuum, 2007)

Transforming Identity, with Zvi Zohar (London: Continuum, 2007)

To Be a Jew: Brenner as an Existential Jew [Hebrew] (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 2007)

The Jewish-Israeli Voyage: Culture and Identity [Hebrew] (Jerusalem: Shalom Hartman Institute, 2006)

A Challenge: Returning to Tradition [Hebrew] (Tel Aviv: Bar-Ilan University, Shalom Hartman Institute and Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 2003)

Albert Camus and the Philosophy Of The Absurd (New York: Rodopi, 2002)

A Critique of the Jewish Identity Discourse [Hebrew] (Ramat Gan: Rappaport Center Bar-Ilan University , 2002)

Kierkegaard: Religion, and Existence - The Voyage of the Self (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2000)

Circles Of Jewish Identity: A Study in Halakhic Literature, with Zvi Zohar [Hebrew]  (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 2000)

Judaism: Between Religion and Morality [Hebrew] (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 1998)

Elu va-Elu: A Study on the Meaning of Halakhic Discourse [Hebrew] (Tel Aviv:  Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 1996)

Giyur and Jewish Identity, with Zvi Zohar [Hebrew] (Jerusalem: Bialik Institute, 1995)

Religion and Morality, with Daniel Statman (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1995)

Not In Heaven: Issues in thePhilosophy of Halakha [Hebrew] (Ein Tsurim: Jacob Herzog Center,1991)

 

Edited Books

Twenty-four Readings in Ahron Appelfeld`s Literary Work, with Avidov Lipsker (Ramat-Gan: Bar Ilan University Press, 2011)

The Multicultural Challenge in Israel, with Ohad Nachtomi (Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2009)

A Judaism of Life: The World of Rabbi Haim David Hallevi, with Zvi Zohar [Hebrew] (Jerusalem: Shalom Hartman Institute and the Law Faculty, Bar-Ilan University, 2007)

On Faith: Studies on the Concept of Faith and its History in Jewish Tradition, with Moshe Halbertal and David Kurzweil [Hebrew] (Jerusalem: Keter, 2005)

The Old Shall Be Renewed and the New Sanctified: Essays on Judaism, Identity, and Culture in Memory of Meir Eyali, with Uzi Shavit and Yehuda Friedlander [Hebrew] (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 2005)

A Hundred Years of Religious Zionism, with Dov Schwartz, vols. 1-3 [Hebrew] (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 2003)

Jewish Culture in the Eye of the Storm: A Jubilee Book in Honor of Yosef Ahituv, with Nahem Ilan [Hebrew] (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 2002) 

Renewing Jewish Commitment: The Work and Thought of David Hartman, with Zvi Zohar [Hebrew], vols 1-2 (Jerusalem and Tel Aviv: Shalom Hartman Institute and Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 2001)

Multiculturalism in a Democratic and Jewish State: The Ariel Rosen-Zvi Memorial Volume, with Menachem Mautner and Ronen Shamir [Hebrew] (Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University Press, 1998)

Between Religion and Ethics, with Daniel Statman [Hebrew] (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 1998)

Judaism: A Dialogue Between Cultures, with Dudi Swchartz and Yedidia Z. Stern [Hebrew] (Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 1998)

Between Authority and Autonomy in Jewish Tradition, with Zeev Safrai [Hebrew] (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 1997)

Eliezer Goldman-Expositions and Inquiries: Jewish Thought in Past and Present,  with Daniel Statman [Hebrew] (Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 1996)

Faith in Changing Times: The Thought of Rabbi J.B. Soloveitchik [Hebrew] (Jerusalem: WZO, 1996)

Yeshayahu Leibowitz: His World and Philosophy [Hebrew] (Jerusalem: Keter, 1995)

 

Chapters in Books

“Two Models of the Halakhic Truth Category” [Hebrew]. In Higayon, ed. Moshe Koppel and Ely Merzbach (Ramat-Gan: Center of Jewish Public Policy at Bar-Ilan University, 1989), pp. 69-91.

“The Ethical Qualities of God in Halakhic Literature and the Ethical Factor in Halakhah” [Hebrew]. In Studies in Halakha and Jewish Thought, ed. Moshe Beer (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 1994), pp. 261-286.

“Leibowitz: Jewish Meditation in Light of Modernity” [Hebrew]. In Yeshayahu Leibowitz: His World and Philosophy, ed. Avi Sagi (Jerusalem: Keter, 1995), pp. 162-175.

“Rabbi Soloveitchik: Jewish Meditation in the Light of Modernity” [Hebrew]. In Faith in Changing Times: The Thought of Rabbi J.B Soloveitchik, ed. Avi Sagi (Jerusalem: WZO, 1996), pp. 461-500.

“Between Authority and Autonomy in Jewish Tradition,” with Zeev Safrai [Hebrew].  In Between Authority and Autonomy in Jewish Tradition, ed. Avi Sagi and Zeev Safrai (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 1997), pp. 9-31.

“Halakhah, Discretion, and Responsibility and Religious Zionism” [Hebrew]. In Between Authority and Autonomy in Jewish Tradition, ed. Avi Sagi and Zeev Safrai (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 1997), pp. 195-217.

“Giyyur, Identité Juive et Modernisation,” with Zvi Zohar. In Le Corps du Texte: pour une anthropologie des texts de la tradition juive, ed. Florence Heymann and Danielle Storper Perez (Paris: CNRS, 1997), pp. 293-318.

“The Binding of Isaac and its Meaning in Israeli Society and in Jewish Tradition” [Hebrew]. In Religious Zionism:  A New Perspective, ed. Meir Roth (Ein Tsurim:  Mehkarey Ne’emaney Tora Va-'Avoda, 1998), pp. 150-160.

“Religious Language in the Modern World” [Hebrew]. In Religious Zionism:  A New Perspective, ed. Meir Roth (Ein Tsurim: Mehkarey Ne’emaney Tora Va-'Avoda, 1998), pp. 65-80.

“The Dependence of Morality on Religion in Jewish Thought,” with Daniel Statman [Hebrew]. In Between Religion and Ethics, ed. Avi Sagi and Daniel Statman (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 1998), pp. 115-144.

“Religious–Zionism: Between Closeness and Openness” [Hebrew]. In Judaism: A Dialogue Between Cultures, ed. Avi Sagi, Yedidya Stern and Dudi Schwartz (Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 1998), pp. 124-168.

“Thoughts on Multiculturalism in Israel,” with Menachem Mautner and Ronen Shamir [Hebrew]. In Multiculturalism in a Democratic and Jewish State: The Ariel Rosen-Zvi Memorial Book, ed. Avi Sagi, Menachem Mautner and Ronen Shamir (Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University Press, 1998), pp. 67-76.

“The Punishment of Amalek” [Hebrew]. In Multiculturalism in a Democratic and Jewish State: The Ariel Rosen-Zvi Memorial Book, ed. Avi Sagi, Menachem Mautner and Ronen Shamir (Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University Press, 1998), pp. 477-510.

“Are We Still Jews?” [Hebrew]. In Fifty to Forty-Eight: Critical Moments in the History of the State of Israel (Jerusalem: The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, 1999), pp. 79-87.

“On the Tension Between Religious and Secular: Between a Rights Discourse and an Identity Discourse” [Hebrew]. In A Good Eye: Dialogue and Polemic in Jewish Culture, ed. Nahem Ilan (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 1999), pp. 408-432.

“On the Assumptions and the Consequences of the Autonomy of Morality” [Hebrew]. In Ke-Lavi Yakum: A Reappraisal of the Principles of Religious-Zionism and Modern-Orthodoxy, ed. Hadas Goldberg (Tel Aviv: Modan and Ne’emaney Tora Va-‘Avoda, 2000), pp. 138-149.

“Jewish Tradition Between Tolerance and Pluralism” [Hebrew].  In Education for Values, Tolerance and Peace, ed. Yaacov Eiram (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 2000), pp. 21-32.

“Introduction,” with Zvi Zohar [Hebrew], in Renewing Jewish Commitment: The Work and Thought of David Hartman, vol. 1 (Jerusalem and Tel Aviv: Shalom Hartman Institute and Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 2001), pp. 7-12.

“David Hartman: Jewish Modern Meditation,” in Renewing Jewish Commitment: The Work and Thought of David Hartman, vol. 1 (Jerusalem and Tel Aviv: Shalom Hartman Institute and Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 2001), pp. 445-492.

“The Conversion Process and its Symbolic Meaning,” with Zvi Zohar [Hebrew]. In Religion and Nationalism in Israel and the Middle East, ed. Neri Horowitz (Tel Aviv: Am Oved, 2002), pp. 343-358.

“A Critique of the Jewish Identity Discourse” [Hebrew]. In Jewish Culture in the Eye of the Storm: A Jubilee Book in Honor of Yosef Ahituv, ed. Avi Sagi and Nahem Ilan (Tel Aviv and Ein Tsurim: Hakibbutz Hameuhad and Jacob Herzog Center, 2002), pp. 248-294.

“The Religious-Zionist Enterprise Confronting the Modern World: Introductory Essay,” with Dov Schwartz [Hebrew]. In A Hundred Years of Religious Zionism, vol. 1, ed. Avi Sagi and Dov Schwartz (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 2003), pp. 9-40.

 “From Pioneering to Torah Study: Background to the Growth of Religious Zionism,”with Dov Schwartz [Hebrew]. In A Hundred Years of Religious Zionism, vol. 3, ed. Avi Sagi and Dov Schwartz (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 2003), pp. 73-76.

Tikkun Olam: Between Utopia and Process” [Hebrew]. In Despair and Redemption:  A Collection of Essays on the Philosophy of Human Existence, ed. Yuval Luria (Beer-Sheva: Ben-Gurion University Press, 2003), pp. 37-66.

“Unity of Scripture Constituted Through Jewish Traditions of Interpretations.” In One Scripture or Many? Canon from Biblical, Theological, and Philosophical Perspectives, ed. Christine Helmer and Christof Landmesser (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), pp.186-216.

“The Controversy about Secular Studies in the Responsa Literature” [Hebrew]. In Studies in Memory of Professor Ze'ev Falk, ed. Michael Corinaldi, Moshe David Herr, Rivka Horowitz and Yohanan Silman (Jerusalem: Mesharim Press, 2005), pp. 231-253.

“Faith as Temptation” [Hebrew]. In On Faith: Studies on the Concept of Faith and its History in Jewish Tradition, ed. Avi Sagi, Moshe Halbertal and David Kurzweil (Jerusalem: Keter, 2005), pp. 39-118.

“Between the Individual and the General” [Hebrew]. In The Old Shall Be Renewed and the New Sanctified: Essays on Judaism, Identity and Culture in Memory of Meir Ayali, ed. Avi Sagi, Uzi Shavit and Yehuda Friedlander (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 2005), pp. 11-13.

“Between God and Man: The Holocaust as a Theological or as a Religious- Existential Problem” [Hebrew]. In The Holocaust in Jewish History: Historiography, Historical Consciousness and Interpretations, ed. Dan Michman (Jerusalem: Yad Vashem Press, 2005), pp. 493-508.

“‘The Lonely Jew and Judaism’ as an Existential Voyage” [Hebrew]. In The Path of the Spirit: The Eliezer Schweid Jubilee Volume, vol. 1., ed. Yehoyada Amir (Jerusalem: The Hebrew University and Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, 2005), pp. 63-80.

 “Ethical Commitment and Identity in a Multicultural Existence” [Hebrew]. In Multiculturalism in the Israeli Context, ed. Ohad Nachtomy (Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 2005), pp. 63-79.

“Religion and State: A Critical Analysis of the Public Discourse” [Hebrew]. In Religion and State in Twentieth-Century Jewish Thought, ed. Aviezer Ravitzky (Jerusalem: Israel Democracy Institute, 2005), pp. 43-76.

“Eliezer Goldman: Between Research and Philosophy” [Hebrew]. In Bar-Ilan University: From Concept to Enterprise, vol. 1, ed. Dov Schwartz (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 2006), 137-156.

“The Department of Philosophy: On the Border of Two Worlds,” with Dov Schwartz. In Bar-Ilan University: From Concept to Enterprise, vol. 1, ed. Dov Schwartz (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 2006), pp. 349-362.

“Interdisciplinary Studies: Bar-Ilan’s Breakthrough” [Hebrew]. In Bar-Ilan University: From Concept to Enterprise, vol. 1, ed. Dov Schwartz (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 2006), pp. 553-566.

“Jewry between Tradition and Secularism on Religious Tensions.” In Jewry Between Tradition and Secularism: Europe and Israel Compared, ed. Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Thomas Gergely and Yosef Gorny (Leiden: Brill, 2006), pp.105-120.

“Religious Commitment and the Threat of Culture: Leibowitz as a Test Case” [Hebrew]. In Yeshayahu Leibowitz—Between Conservatism and Radicalism: Reflections on His Philosophy, ed. Aviezer Ravitzky (Jerusalem: Van Leer Jerusalem Institute and Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 2007), pp. 112-136.

 “Orthodoxy as a Problem” [Hebrew]. In Orthodox JudaismNew Prespectives, ed.

Yosef Salmon, Aviezer Ravitzky and Adam Ferziger (Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, Jerusalem, 2007), pp. 21-54.

“Rabbi Haim David Hallevi: Introduction to his Halakhic Philosophy” [Hebrew]. In A Judaism of Life: The World of Rabbi Haim David Hallevi, ed. Avi Sagi and Zvi Zohar (Jerusalem: Shalom Hartman Institute and the Law Department of Bar-Ilan

“Reflections on the Philosophy of Halakha”[Hebrew]. In  New Streams in the Philosophy of Halakhah, ed. Aviezer Ravitzky and Avinoam Rozenak (Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 2008), pp. 27- 41.

"Poland is Green Country: From Alienation to Identity" [Hebrew], Twenty-Four Readings in Ahon Appelfeld`s Literary Work, pp. 237-260.

“Between an Ethics of Compassion and an Ethics of Justice” [Hebrew]. In On Justice, ed. Yedidya Z. Stern (Jerusalem: Zalman Shazar Center, 2010).

"On the Crisis of Religious Zionism" [Hebrew], Crossroads of Decision, Deborah Hacohen and Moshe Lisk (eds.), Be'er Sheva: Ben Gurion University, 2010, pp. 156-176

"Reflections on the Challenges Confronting the Philosophy of HalaKhah, The Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy, Martin Kavka, Zachary Briterman and David Novak (editors), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012, pp. 501-518.

"Justifying Interreligious Pluralism", Jewish Theology and World Religions, Alon Goshen-Gottstein and Eugene Koren, (editors), Oxford, The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2012, pp. 61-86.

 

Articles

“The Loneliness of the Man of Faith in the Philosophy of Soloveitchik” [Hebrew], Daat 2-3 (1978), pp. 247-258.

“The Relationship Between ‘I-Thou’ and ‘I-Eternal Thou’ in the Philosophy of Martin Buber,” [Hebrew], Daat 7 (1981), pp. 139-154.

“The Category of the ‘Other’ and its Implications for Buber’s Philosophy of Dialogue” [Hebrew], Daat 13 (1984), pp. 95-114.

“The Relationship Between Religion and Morality in Buber’s Thought” [Hebrew], Daat 17 (1986), pp. 97-118.

“The Dialectic of Decision-Making and Objective Truth in Halakhah: Some Considerations Regarding the Philosophy of Halakhah” [Hebrew], Dine Israel 15 (1989-1990), pp. 7-38.

“Kierkegaard and Buber on the Dilemma of Abraham in the Akedah” [Hebrew], Iyyun 37 (1998), pp. 248-262.

“What Could be the Meaning of the Idea that Morality Depends on Religion?” with Daniel Statman [Hebrew], Iyyun 38 (1999), pp. 103-136.

“The Akedah: A Comparative Study of Kierkegaard and Leibowitz” [Hebrew], Daat 23 (1989), pp. 121-134.

“The Art of Existence: Three Approaches in Kierkegaard’s Thought,” International Philosophical Quarterly 124 (1991), pp. 473-484.

“The Existential Meaning of the Art of Theatre in Kierkegaard’s Philosophy,” Man and World 24 (1991), pp. 461-470.

“A Philosophical Analysis of  S'vara,” S'vara 2, 1 (1991), pp. 3-7.

“S'vara and the Concept of Torah,” S'vara 2, 2 (1992), pp. 5-8.

“Halakhic Praxis and the Word of God: A Study of Two Models,” Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 1 (1992), pp. 305-329.

“Rabbi Soloveitchik and Professor Leibovitch as Theoreticians of the Halakhah” [Hebrew], Daat 29 (1992), pp. 131-148.

“The Suspension of the Ethical and the Religious Meaning of Ethics in Kierkegaard’s Thought,” International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 32 (1992), pp. 83-102.

“‘Both are the Words of the Living God’: a Typological Analysis of Halakhic Pluralism,” Hebrew Union College Annual 65 (1994), pp. 105-136.

“Is the Absurd the Problem or the Solution? The Myth of Sisyphus Reconsidered,” Philosophy Today 38 (1994), pp. 278-284.

“The Punishment of Amalek in Jewish Tradition: Coping with the Moral Problem,” Harvard Theological Review 87 (1994), pp. 323-346.

 “Leibowitz and Camus: Between Faith and Absurd” [Hebrew], Iyyun 42 (1994), pp. 469-492.

 “Religious Command vs. the Legal System: A Chapter in the Thought of Rabbi Shim’on Shkop” [Hebrew], Daat 35 (1995), pp. 99-114.

 “Rabbi Moshe Chazan: Between Particularism and Universalism” [Hebrew], American Academy for Jewish Research 61 (1995), pp. 23-43.

“Models of Authority and the Duty of Obedience in Halakhic Literature,” AJS Review 20 (1995), pp. 1-24.

“Giyyur, Jewish Identity and Modernization: An Analysis of Halakhic Sources,” with Zvi Zohar, Modern Judaism 15 (1995), pp. 6-49.

“The Halakhic Ritual of Giyuur and its Symbolic Meaning,” Journal of Ritual Rites 9 (1995), pp. 1-14.

“Divine Command Morality and Jewish Tradition,” with Daniel Statman, Journal of Religious Ethics 23 (1995), pp. 39-68.

“Tolerance and the Possibility of Pluralism in Judaism” [Hebrew], Iyyun 44 (1995), pp. 175-200.

 “‘He Slew the Egyptian and Hid Him in the Sand’: Jewish Tradition and the Moral Element,” Hebrew Union College Annual 67 (1996), pp. 55-76.

“Hume’s Dilemma and the Defense of Interreligious Pluralism [Hebrew], Iyyun 45  (1996), pp. 419-460.

“Religious Commitment in a Secularized World: Introductory Chapters to the Thought of Eliezer Goldman” [Hebrew], Daat 36 (1996), pp. 69-88.

“The Akedah and its Meaning in Israeli Society and in Jewish Tradition [Hebrew], Mehkarey Hag 7 (1996), pp. 66-87.

“Yeshayahu Leibowitz—A Breakthrough in Jewish Philosophy: Religion without Metaphysics,” Religious Studies 33 (1997), pp. 203-216.

“Leibowitz: The Man Against his Thought” [Hebrew], Daat 38 (1997), pp. 131-144.

“Contending with Modernity: Scripture in the Thought of Yeshayahu Leibowitz and Joseph Soloveitchik,” The Journal of Religion 73 (1997), pp. 421-441.

“The Meaning of the Akedah in Israeli Culture and Jewish Tradition,” Israel Studies 3  (1998), pp. 45-60.

“Camus—Middle Eastern Thought: A Philosophy of Beach and Sun” [Hebrew], Perspectives 5 (1998), pp. 11-20.

“Judaism as Interpretation: Reflections on Goldman’s Thought” [Hebrew], Daat 41 (1998), pp. 57-74.

“Religious Pluralism Assessed,” Sophia 38 (1999), pp. 93-115.

“Judaism and Democracy: Indeed at Odds?” [Hebrew], Democratic Culture 2 (1999), pp. 169-187.

“Law and Society: Rights Discourse and Identity Discourse in Israel” [Hebrew], Bar Ilan Law Studies 16 (2000), pp. 37-54.

 “Natural Law and Halakhah: A Critical Analysis,” Jewish Law Annual 13 (2000), pp. 149-195.

“Identity and Commitment in a Multicultural World” [Hebrew], Democratic Culture 3 (2000), pp. 167-186.

“The Discourse of Compassion and the Norms of Tsedakah” [Hebrew], Daat 47 (2001), pp. 35-52.

“Civil Disobedience and Conscientious Objection,” with Ron Shapira, Israel Law Review, 36, 3 (2002), pp. 181-217.

“Albert Camus: Between an Ethics of Compassion and an Ethics of Justice” [Hebrew], Alpayim 24 (2002), pp. 9-27.

“Canonic Scripture and the Hermeneutical Challenge: A Critical Review in Light of Nahmanides” [Hebrew], Daat 50-52 (2003), pp. 121-142.

“Torah and Life: Halakhah in Eliezer Goldman's Thought” [Hebrew], Democratic Culture 8 (2004), pp. 145-164.

“Civic Disobedience and Conscientious Objection,” with Ron Shapira [Hebrew], Alpayim 27 (2004), pp. 46-71.

“The Exile of Identity: Altneuland in the Jewish State,” with Yedidia Z. Stern [Hebrew], Alpayim 30 (2006), pp. 46-70.

"Conscientious Objection and  Jewish Tradition”  Democratic Culture XI (2007), pp. 203-235.

"The Mystery of Being and the Creation of Hebrew Literature", Iyyun, 59 (2012), pp. 165-186.

 

Book Reviews

“The Relationship Between Peshat and Derash,” review of  Peshat and Derash, by David Weiss Halivni [Hebrew], Tarbiz 61 (1992), pp. 583-592.

Review of God of Abraham, by L. E. Goodman, Religious Studies 33 (1997), pp. 349-360.

Review of Interpretative Revolutions in the Making, by Moshe Halbertal [Hebrew],  Daat 42 (1999), pp. 171-176.

“A Journey in Search of Jewish Identity,” review of  A Split Identity by Ella Belfer [Hebrew], Daat 55 (2005), pp. 153-157.

 

Encyclopedia Entries

The New Encyclopedia Judaica, “Eliezer Goldman,” “David Hartman,” “Akedah”

Research

Continental philosophy, phenomenology and existentialism, hermeneutics, the relationship between religion and morality, political thought, contemporary Jewish philosophy, philosophy of Halakhah