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 15, 2023
      Rutgers Analytic Theology Seminar – CFP Deadline Oct 15, 2023. The Rutgers Analytic Theology Seminar solicits abstracts for papers in analytic theology, for a conference to be held March 10-12, 2024, at Rutgers University’s New Brunswick campus. Papers are welcome...
      Call for Abstracts: The APJ plans to hold a session on the theme: “Philosophy of Judaism: Analytic Perspectives” at the APA Eastern Division in New York, NY, January 15-18, 2024. We invite abstracts of 750-1,000 words on any topic related to philosophy...
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      June 18, 2017
      The Herzl Institute is delighted to announce a conference on the topic: What Does ‘Torah From Heaven’ Mean? This conference will seek to elucidate the traditional Jewish theology of torah from heaven in response to recent challenges. We hope to...
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      February 19, 2017
      The symposium centers on chapters 1 & 6 of Ken’s book: Chapter 1 Footnotes to Chapter 1 Chapter 6 Footnotes to Chapter 6 (Permission kindly granted by JPS) Commentators include: Shira Weiss (Yeshiva University) Michael Fagenblat (Open University of Israel)...