Short CV/Education and training

  • 2003 – 2006
    Vice-Rector of the Hebrew University

  • 2008 – 2012
    Rector of the Hebrew University

Selected publications

  • Freethinkers of Medieval Islam: Ibn al-Rawandi, Abu Bakr al-Razi, and Their Impact on Islamic Thought (Leiden: Brill, 1999)

  • Maimonides in his World: Portrait of a Mediterranean Thinker (Princeton: Princeton University, 2010; Paperback edition 2012).

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Academic Advisory Board ,Topoi Excellence Cluster, Berlin.

  • Advisory panel of Intertwined Worlds: Muslim-Jewish relations.

  • Advisory Board, Journal of Intellectual History of the Islamicate World.

  • International Advisory Board of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung.

  • Board of Directors, The National Library of Israel.

  • Steering Committee, Rothschild Faculty Planning Initiative in the Humanities (Chair).

  • Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities.


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