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Prof. Avinoam Rosenak

Avinoam Rosenak is the Mandel Professor of Jewish Education at the Hebrew University. He is a prominent scholar of modern Jewish thought with a focus on the connection between theology and politics, the philosophy of Jewish Law (Halakha) and the philosophy of Jewish education. He teaches in the department of Jewish Education and in the department of Jewish Thought at the Hebrew University where he previously served as head of department. Today he is also the director of the Philosophy of Jewish education track at the Melton Centre for Jewish Education in the Seymour Fox School of Education at the Hebrew University.  Avinoam is a senior research fellow at the Van Leer Institute and in the past has been a researcher at the Israel Democracy Institute where he co-directed the Jewish thought and Human Rights program. Avinoam has written 6 books, he has edited 12 and has published more than 100 articles.  In Sia’h Shalom in addition to directing the overall vision of the organization and participating in the facilitation of leadership groups, Avinoam is responsible for our scholarship programs and publications. Avinoam lives in Jerusalem. He is married to Bitya. The have four children and grandchildren.


Contact Avinoam at Avinoam@TalkingPeace.org.il