Shira Weiss

Shira Weiss

Shira Weiss teaches Jewish Philosophy, History and Bible at Stern College, Yeshiva University. She is the author of Joseph Albo on Free Choice: Exegetical Innovation in Medieval Jewish Philosophy (Oxford University Press, 2017) and Ethical Ambiguity in the Hebrew Bible (Cambridge University Press, 2018), as well as several articles. She is a Herzl/Templeton fellow and holds a PhD in Medieval Jewish Philosophy. Additionally, she has an EdD and served as Assistant Principal at The Frisch School, Paramus, NJ.

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      October 23, 2022
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      The APJ will be holding a symposium on The Principles of Judaism (OUP, 2020) by Samuel Lebens on 23–27 October 2022. The symposium will be held on this page. For comments on Chapter 1 by Filippo Casati (Lehigh University), please click...
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      Call for Abstracts: The APJ plans to sponsor a session on the theme “Emotions and Jewish Philosophy” at the APA Central Division in Denver, CO, February 22-25, 2023. We invite abstracts of 750-1,000 words on any topic related to emotions and Jewish...
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