Dr. Zohar Atkins is a Research Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, where he sits on the Theology research team. He was a member of the inaugural cohort of North American David Hartman Center Fellows and is the founder of Etz Hasadeh.
He holds a DPhil in Theology from Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and semikha from the Jewish Theological Seminary, where he was a Wexner Graduate Fellow. He received both an M.A. and B.A. from Brown University. In 2016, The Jewish Week named him one of the ’36 under 36 Changemakers in Jewish Life’.
The winner of a 2018 Eric Gregory Award for Poetry, Zohar is the author of An Ethical and Theological Appropriation of Heidegger’s Critique of Modernity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) and Nineveh (Carcanet, 2019).