Dr. Irit Offer-Stark is a Senior Fellow at the Kogod Research Center for Contemporary Jewish Thought at the Shalom Hartman Institute. She is a member of the second cohort of North American David Hartman Center Fellows and 2018-2019 Gruss Scholar-in-Residence at NYU School of Law.
She holds a PhD in Jewish Philosophy and an MA (magna cum laude) from Bar-Ilan University, where she won the President’s scholarship and the Rotenstreich Fellowship for outstanding doctoral students in the Humanities. She holds a teaching certificate and BA in Jewish Philosophy and Bible Studies from the Revivim Honors Program at the Hebrew University, and an LLB (summa cum laude) from Ono Academic College where she participated in the rector’s scholarship for outstanding students program. She is also a graduate of the Hadas Program at Midreshet Lindenbaum in Jerusalem.
Irit is a former post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Health Law and Bioethics at Ono Academic College, and a teaching fellow at the Schechter Institute for Jewish Studies. She teaches and participates in a research group in the field of Law, Halakhah and Bioethics at various institutions, including Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law, and currently at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital NYC. Her research deals with the philosophy of Halakha, Jewish Law, Health Law and Bioethics.