Adam S. Ferziger

Professor Adam Ferziger teaches in the The Israel and Golda Koschitsky Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry at Bar-Ilan University. He has lectured and published extensively on Jewish religious denominations and their ideologies, modern Jewish identity formation, the history of the modern rabbinate, American Orthodoxy, and the encounter between halakhah and contemporary social realities. His books include, Exclusion and Hierarchy: Orthodoxy, Nonobservance and the Emergence of Modern Jewish Identity (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005), Orthodox Judaism - New Perspectives (Magnes Press, 2006), edited with Yoseph Salmon and Aviezer Ravitzky, and Jewish Denominations: Addressing the Challenges of Modernity (The Hebrew University - Melton Center, 2012).

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