Menachem Lorberbaum teaches in the department of Jewish philosophy at Tel Aviv University and is a research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Together with Michael Walzer and Noam Zohar, he is co-editor of the unprecedented and ambitious compilation, The Jewish Political Tradition (Yale UP), of which volumes 1 ("Authority") and 2 ("Membership") have appeared so far.
His academic specialties are medieval Jewish philosophy and political philosophy, and he has a special interest in problems of political theology and the relationship of state and religion. He is the author of Politics and the Limits of Law. Secularizing the Political in Medieval Jewish Thought (Stanford University Press, 2001).
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2010