Professor Moshe Halbertal is the Gruss Professor at NYU School of Law, a professor of Jewish thought and philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute He is also the Director of the Tikvah Center for Law and Jewish Civilization in New York. He has served as a visiting professor at both the Harvard and University of Pennsylvania Law Schools. Halbertal is the author of the books Idolatry, People of the Book: Canon, Meaning, and Authority, and Concealment and Revelation. His latest book in Hebrew is By Way of Truth: Nachmanides and the Creation of Tradition. He is the recipient of the Bruno Award of the Rothschild Foundation and the Goldstein-Goren award for the best book in Jewish thought in the years 1997-2000.
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