Samuel Lebens

Samuel Lebens is associate Professor in the philosophy department at the University of Haifa, he is also an Orthodox Rabbi and Jewish educator. His first book was a study of Bertrand Russell's evolving theories about the nature of meaning. His second book is a study in the analytic philosophy of Judaism.

Sam's academic interests span the philosophy of religion, metaphysics, epistemology, and the philosophy of language. He is also the co-founder and served as the founding chair of the Association for the Philosophy of Judaism. He studied for his PhD at Birkbeck College, University of London, and completed post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Notre Dame and at Rutgers University.

As a Rabbi and Jewish educator, Sam regularly teaches at the Drisha Institute for Jewish Education. Sam is also adjunct faculty at the Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies and has been a scholar in residence for numerous communities around the world. He studied at Yeshivat Hakotel, Yeshivat Hamivtar, and Yeshivat Har Etzion before attaining his Rabbinic Ordination from Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg זצ"ל.

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