Professor Moshe Halbertal

Faculty Member

Prof. Moshe Halbertal is a professor of Jewish thought and philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a professor of law at New York University (NYU) and the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya. He is the author of Idolatry (with Avishai Margalit) and People of the Book: Canon, Meaning and Authority, both published by Harvard University. He also wrote Commentary Revolutions in the Making and Between Torah and Wisdom: Rabbi Menachem Ha-Meiri and the Maimonidean Halakhists in Provence, both published in Hebrew by Magnus Press. His book By Way of Truth: Nahmanides and the Creation of Tradition was published in Hebrew by Keter Press and the Hartman Institute. His books Concealment and Revelation and On Sacrifice were published in 2012 by Princeton University, and his most recent book Maimonides Life and Thought was also published by Princeton University in 2014. Moshe received the Rothschild Foundation's Michael Bruno Memorial Award and he is a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.​