About Joseph Isaac Lifshitz

Joseph Isaac Lifshitz is a Senior Fellow in the Shalem Center in the Department of Philosophy, Political Theory, and Religion. He studied at the Hebron Yeshiva and received his PhD in Jewish Thought from Tel Aviv University. His areas of research include Jewish philosophy, Talmud, Jewish law, Jewish history, and Political Theory. In his study of Jewish Philosophy and history, his main focus is on the philosophy and history of Ashkenaz in the high Middle Ages. He is also a Rabbi of a community in Jerusalem.