Tel Aviv University
Jody Ellant and Howard Reiter Family Fellowship

Research Topic

Can the Subaltern Rule? Halakhic Writing in French Algeria


Vered Sakal is a fellow at the Minerva Humanities Center in Tel Aviv University. She holds a Ph.D. in Jewish thought from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and completed a post-doctorate at the Tikva Center for Law and Jewish Civilization at NYU. Her fields of research are modern Jewish thought and liberal theory. Dr. Sakal was ordained as a Rabbi by Hebrew Union College in Jerusalem.



Asking if and how Jewish history, culture, and experience offered new paradigms with which to engage the politicaland, conversely, how mainstream political theories might expand Jewish studies in new and productive directions.