Dr. Miriam Feldmann-Kaye
|Ph.D.||University of Haifa|
|2005-2007||M.A. (first class)||
University of London
B.A. (first class)
University of Cambridge, Gonville & Caius College
|Faculty of Divinity|
|Name of institution and department||Grant|
|2013-2015||Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Dept. Comparative Religion||Lady Davis Fellowship Trust;Mexican Friends of the Hebrew University|
|2016-2017||Hebrew University of Jerusalem||Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace & Reconciliation (Associate)|
Scholarships, Awards and Prizes
|2008-2012||Doctoral Studies Grant,University of Haifa|
|2008-2012||Doctoral Studies Grant for Excellence,Israeli Ministry of Absorption for New Immigrants,Israeli Government|
|2005||Theological Studies Prize,Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge|
Professional Experience and Public Positions
Visiting Assistant Professor, Jewish Theological Seminary – JTS
Co-founder and project manager, Faith and Belief Forum Middle East
Library Fellow, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute
Member, Beit Hillel Rabbinic Forum
Fellow, Elijah Institute for Interreligious Relations
Junior Advisor to British Government on Faith Communities in the UK (Faith Communities Unit).
List of Publications
Doctoral Dissertation University of Haifa, 2013, English.
“Provisional Theology in a Postmodern Age: A Comparative Study of Harav Shagar (Shimon Gershon Rosenberg) and Prof. Tamar Ross”
Advisors: Prof. Menachem Kellner, Dr. Moshe Lavee, Prof. Hanoch ben Pazi
Readers: Prof. Menachem Fisch, (Tel Aviv University) Prof. Daniel Rynhold (Yeshiva University)
Book - Monograph:
Jewish Theology for a Postmodern Age, Liverpool University Press in association with Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2019.
New Horizons in Twenty-First Century Jewish Theology, in Routledge Handbook for Judaism in the Twenty-First Century, Routledge, 2023.
Alterity, Alacrity, Excess: Soren Kierkegaard, Franz Rosenzweig, Jacques Levinas, Jacques Derrida and Jean-Luc Marion on the Biblical Character of Abraham, Religions, 2022.
The Continental Philosophy of “Anatheism”: A Study of Richard Kearney’s Critique of Post-Metaphysical Theology in the Burning Bush Narrative”, Journal of Religion and Theology, Brill, 2021, 125-152.
Deconstructionist Philosophy and Multiple Truth Theory in the Tower of Babel, Tradition, 52:4, 37-43, 2020.
Language and Interreligious Relations in Israel, Journal for Scriptural Reasoning, 2012.
Dialogue and Religious Language in a Postmodern Age, De’ot51, 2012. [Hebrew]
Accepted for publication:
Emmanuel Levinas and the Phenomenology of ‘Evasion’: A Continental Hermeneutical Reading of the Biblical Character of Jonah, with Elena Dini and Doaa Baumi, Journal of Scriptural Reasoning, 2022.
A Dialogical Phenomenology of Exile: Between Franz Rosenzweig and Jacques Derrida, Festschrift for Ephraim Meir, Idra Press, 2022.
Philosophical Themes in the Tanakh, Routledge Companion to Jewish Thought, Routledge, 2023.
Freedom in Religion and Belief: Healthcare in Israel, Journal of Development Studies, 2023.
Contemporary Judaism and Dialogue in Israel, Lexicon: Kaye Academic Journal, 2023. [Hebrew]
Chapters in books:
Philosophical Uses of Mystical Language in the Postmodern Theology of Shagar (Shimon Gershon Rosenberg), ed. Shlomo Zuckier, S., Yeshiva University Press, 2022.
Playing the Wittgensteinian Language Game: The Philosophy of Language in the Theology of Tamar Ross, in Ruah Hadasha Mima’al La: Sefer Yovel Likhvod Professor Tamar Ross im Higiyah leGvurot (Heb) A New Spirit in the Palace of Torah - Jubilee Volume in Honor of Professor Tamar Ross, eds Irshai, R., and Schwartz, D., pp. 21*-53*, Bar Ilan University Press, 2019.
Nietzsche, Soloveitchik, and Contemporary Jewish Philosophy, Daniel Rynhold and Michael Harris, Cambridge University Press, 2018 in Da’at Journal for Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, 2022.
Who’s Afraid of the Unmoved Mover? Postmodern Philosophy and Natural Theology, (Oregon: Pickwick), in Journal of American Academy of Religion, 2020.
The Postmodernism of Shagar (Shimon Gershon Rosenberg), Kipa, 2013 [Hebrew].
The Deconstructionist Philosophical Thought of Rav Shagar [Shimon Gershon Rosenberg] edited volume (in progress).
2022 Jewish Dialogical Thinkers in Conversation with Religious Existentialism: Resistance, Ambivalence, and Influence
International Conference on Modern Jewish Theology: Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation & Bar Ilan University.
2022 Scriptural Reasoning: Jewish, Islamic and Christian Scholars in Conversation
European Academy of Religion, Bologna, Italy
2022 Time, Otherness and Holiness in the Thought of Abraham Joshua Heschel
British and Irish Association of Jewish Studies – Kings’ College London
2022 A Deconstructivist Approach to Liturgy in Modern Jewish Philosophy
Freie Universität Berlin – Invited lecturer “Intersections: Between Philosophy and Jewish Thought”
2021 The Existentialist Biblical Figure of Abraham in Franz Rosenzweig
University of Coimbra, Portugal, International Conference of the Philosophical Thought of Franz Rosenzweig
2021 A Continental Deconstructionist Philosophical Approach to ‘Anatheism’: A Reading of the Burning Bush as a Test Case from a Jewish Theological Perspective’
American Academy of Religion
2021 Post-Holocaust Philosophical Theology in Hélène Cixous and Jacques Derrida: Deconstructionist and Ethical Dimensions of Jewish Continental Writers
British Association of Jewish Studies
2020 Literalism and Poesis in the Study of “Oral Torah”: Jewish Philosophical Hermeneutics in Theories of Revelation (postponed)
European Academy of Religion
2020 “Tower(s) of Babel: Construction, Destruction and Deconstructionism according to Jacques Derrida in “Des Tours de Babel” (postponed)
Aix Marseille University, “Derrida Today”
2018 Scriptural Reasoning at the University, Interreligious Dialogue.
University of Cambridge
2018 Religion and Monotheism in Israel
Her Majesty the Queen of England’s Palace of St. George’s Ambassadors Corps, Westminster, London
2017 The Role of the Physician in Philosophical Theology from a Jewish perspective
University of Cambridge
2015 Uses and Appropriations of Hasidic Language in the Writings of Rav Shagar (Invited Lecture) Conference on Jewish Philosophy and Hasidut
Yeshiva University, New York
2012 Deconstructionism in Continental Jewish Thought: Analysis of the Response of Rav Shagar
British Association of Jewish Studies, University College London
2017 Structuralist and Post-structuralist approaches to the Study of Philosophy and Religion
World Congress of Jewish Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2017 Metaphor and Allegory in Paul Ricoeur’s Hermeneutic Philosophy: Anti-Realist Approaches to Jewish Studies
Hebrew University of Jerusalem World Congress of Jewish Studies
|course (Hebrew)||03-064-01||Jewish Dialogical Philosophy: Questions of Identity and Interpretation||Annual||credits equal 2 annual course hours||ZOOM|
|course (Hebrew)||03-070-01||Jewish Dialogical Philosophy: Questions of Identity and Interpretation||Annual||credits equal 2 annual course hours||ZOOM|
|course (English)||03-107-35||Jewish Philosophy for a Postmodern Age||Annual||credits equal 2 annual course hours||On-Line|
|course (Hebrew)||03-152-01||workshop: Jewish Dialogical Philosophy: Questions of Identity and Interpretation||Annual||credits equal 2 annual course hours|
Modern Jewish Philosophy; Continental Philosophy; the Study of Religions; Postmodern Theology; Jewish Thought in the Modern and Postmodern Era
- Last modified: 11/05/2023