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Joseph E. David

Dr. Joseph E. David has held many positions which include a Sub-Faculty      Associate Member, Senior Lecturer at Sapir Academic College and the Hebrew University, and a Research Fellow at Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. His interests are Law and Religion, Comparative Jurisprudence, Legal Theory and Legal History. Dr. David is currently working on perceptions of kinship and incest in medieval thought (mainly within the Karaite and the Eastern Churches legal writings). Some of his publications include The State Rabbinate: Election, Separation and Freedom of Expression (Jerusalem: Israel Democracy Institute Press, 2000) (Hebrew), The Family and the Political: The Political Meaning of the Family in a Liberal Society (Jerusalem: Israel Democracy Institute, 2012) (Hebrew), Toleration within Judaism, co-authors: Martin Goodman, Corinna Kaiser and Simon Levis-Sullam (Oxford: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2013)(English), and Between Logos and Nomos – Law and Theology in Medieval Jewish Thought (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, verlag), forthcoming (English).