Joshua Amaru teaches at Yeshivat Eretz Hatzvi in Jerusalem. He is one of the scholars overseeing the translation of the Talmud in its new format for the Koren/Steinsaltz Talmud Bavli. He is presently editing a new translation of the Tanakh for the English edition of Rabbi Steinsaltz’s commentary. He holds a doctorate in philosophy from Bar Ilan University, specializing in ethics and philosophy of mind. Previously, he spent ten years studying at Yeshivat Har Etzion, mostly with the late Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, and received rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel.