Dr. Ronit Ir-shai

Ronit Ir-shaiRegion: Israel
Honorarium: $750 - $1,500

Biography:
Dr. Ronit Ir-shai is currently a faculty member of the Gender Studies Program at Bar-Ilan University where she also gives frequent lectures. She is a research associate at Beth Morasha's Center for Ethics, Judaism and the State. She is a member of the governing board of Kolech. Dr. Ir-Shai is married with five children.

Personal Statement:
Dr. Ronit Ir-shai will be in Brookline, MA for the '07-'08 academic year.

Topics: 

  • Faith in G-d After the Holocaust: Four Models
  • Abortion in Jewish Law: A Halakhic - Gender Perspective
  • Toward Building a Gender-Critical Approach to the Philosophy of Halakha
  • "The Mother Machine": Family Planning and Contraception

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