Speaker Profile Professor Dov Schwartz

Dov Schwartz is a professor of Jewish Thought at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, where he has served as Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Chair of the Department of Philosophy, Chair of the Department of Music, and Head of the Interdisciplinary Program on Contemporary Jewry. He is currently The Natali and Isidor Friedman Chair for “Teaching the Writings of Joseph Dov Soloveitchik.” The author of some two dozen books and scores of articles, he has won a number of awards, including the Hecht Prize of the Herzl Institute for Research and Study of Zionism (2004) and the Goldstein-Goren Book Award for the best recent book in the field of Jewish thought (2001).