Hannah Kasher

Ivan Meyer Visiting Scholar

Education

B.A. 1970, M.A. 1975, Ph.D. 1983, Bar-Ilan University

Areas of Expertise

Jewish Law
Religion and the Law

Bio

Hannah Kasher is an Associate Professor of Jewish Philosophy at Bar-Ilan University. Her scholarly interests include medieval Jewish philosophy and Jewish philosophical Biblical exegesis. Professor Kasher edited Joseph ibn Kaspi’s Shulhan Kesef, is the author of Heretics in Maimonides’ Teaching and has published numerous scholarly articles.  

An active scholar of philosophy, Professor Kasher is on the editorial board at Daat, a journal of Jewish philosophy and Kabbalah. She also serves as the Schneeweiss Chair for Jewish Philosophy and Ethics, and was on the committee for the Israel Prize for Jewish Thought. Professor Kasher received her Ph.D. in 1983 from Bar-Ilan University.

Contact Information

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