Dr. Menachem Lorberbaum is a Senior Research Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at Shalom Hartman Institute, where he led the Bet Midrash program for four years. He has a doctorate in philosophy from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is professor of Jewish Philosophy at Tel Aviv University, where he was founding chairperson of the Department of Hebrew Culture Studies, and where he chaired the Graduate School of Philosophy.
His most recent book on Jewish theology, I Seek Thy Face, is soon to be published. Dazzled by Beauty: Theology as Poetics in Hispanic Jewish Culture was published by the Ben Zvi Institute, Jerusalem.
Menachem is co-editor of a four-volume work, The Jewish Political Tradition , along with Michael Walzer and Noam Zohar . The third volume, Community, is now in press. Along with Michal Govrin he edits the poetry series Devarim at Carmel Press, which has published four volumes of his verse.