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Research Fellow

Zev Farber is a research fellow at the Kogod Center of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem and the Senior Editor of thetorah.com at Project TABS. He received a PhD in Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible from Emory University (2013) and an MA from Hebrew University in Jewish History (2002). He also received ordination, Yoreh Yoreh (2006), and advanced ordination, Yadin Yadin (2010) from YCT Rabbinical School.

Zev is the author of Images of Joshua in the Bible and their Reception (De Gruyter, 2016) and the editor of Halakhic Realities: Collected Studies on Brain Death (Maggid, 2015) and Halakhic Realities: Collected Studies on Organ Donation (Maggid, 2017). He coedited Archaeology and History of Eighth-Century Judah (with Jacob Wright, SBL 2018) and The Making of Moses (with Mark Leuchter, pub. in HUCA 90 2019).

Zev Farber


Apr 7, 2022

Silman's resignation is soft coercion, to be sure, but it is counterproductive; Judaism and the Jewish character of the State of Israel will suffer for it.

Feb 4, 2022

When we ask whether the country treats its Arab population fairly, the answer is not so simple.

Jan 14, 2021

How much any given party leans in one direction or another determines their platform. This is how it works in theory; in reality, the political scene is much messier.

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