Professor Zvi Zohar is Chauncey Stillman Professor of Sephardic Law and Ethics at Bar Ilan University, where he teaches at the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Jewish Studies. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute of Advanced Judaic Studies in Jerusalem. Zohar holds an M.A. and Ph.D. from the Institute for Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University. Among his many books are Transforming Identity (with Avi Sagi, Hebrew), The Luminous Face of the East – Studies in the Legal and Religious Thought of Sephardic Rabbis of the Middle East [Hebrew], and Rabbinic Creativity in the Modern Middle East.
September 20, 2019