Education

  • B.A., Middle Eastern and African History, Tel Aviv University, 2006.
  • M.A., Middle Eastern and African History, Tel Aviv University, 2008.
  • M.A., Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, University of Chicago, 2009.
  • Ph.D., Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, University of Chicago, 2016.

Research

  • Jews in the Writings of Ibn Taymiyya (d. 728/1328)
  • Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya (d. 751/1350)

Courses

  • Jews of the Medieval Islamic World (Yale University, Autumn 2015)
  • Jews at the Origins of Islam (Yale University, Autumn 2016)
  • Marginal Groups in Islam (Yale University, Spring 2018)
  • Medieval Jewish History: Maimonides and the Mediterranean (UCLA, Fall 2018)
  • The Bible in Arabic (UCLA, Winter 2019)

Fields of Interest

  • Jewish-Muslim Relations
  • Medieval Islamic History
  • Judeo-Arabic Culture
  • Jewish Thought in the Muslim Lands
  • Mamluk Studies
  • Mediterranean Studies
  • The Early Islamic Period