Moshe Halbertal

Philosophy, Hebrew University

Moshe Halbertal is Professor of Jewish thought and philosophy at Hebrew University and Gruss Professor of Law at the New York Law School. Moshe Halbertal served as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Yale Law School. In 2010, Halbertal was named a member of Israel’s Academy for the Sciences and the Humanities. 

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 (2007), On Sacrifice (2012), and Maimonides: Life and Thought (2013), all published by Princeton University Press. His latest book is Nahmanides: Law and Mysticism (2020) published by Yale University Press.