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      February 18, 2010

      Thursday   6:15 AM

      1115 East 58th Street
      Chicago, Illinois 60637

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      Moshe Halbertal: The Moral Challenges of Asymmetrical War: The Case of Israel

      Location:
      Swift Hall
      1025 East 58th Street
      Chicago, IL 60637

      Note:
      Light dinner at 6:15 PM; Lecture at 7 PM.

      Contact Name:
      Daniel Hantman

      Contact E-mail:
      hantmand@uchicago.edu

      Contact Phone:
      773-702-7108

      Description:
      Moshe Halbertal is a professor of Jewish thought and philosophy at Hebrew University and the Guss Professor of Law at NYU. He received his Ph.D. from Hebrew University in 1989, and from 1988-92 he was a fellow at the Society of Fellows at Harvard University. Moshe Halbertal has also served as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, and at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

      He is the author of the books Idolatry (co-authored with Avishai Margalit), and People of the Book: Canon, Meaning, and Authority, both published by Harvard University Press. He has also authored two books, Interpretative Revolutions in the Making, and Between Torah and Wisdom: R Menachem ha-Meiri and The Maimonidean Halakhists in Provence, both published in Hebrew by Magnes Press. His last book published in Hebrew is Concealment and Revelation: The Secret and its Boundaries in Medieval Jewish Thought (Yeriot, 2001).

      Moshe Halbertal is the recipient of the Bruno Award of the Rothschild Foundation, and the Goren Goldstein award for the best book in Jewish thought in the years 1997-2000.

      A light supper will be served.

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