Shira Weiss

Shira Weiss, Research Fellow
Shira Weiss teaches medieval and modern Jewish Philosophy at Stern College, Yeshiva University. She holds a PhD in Medieval Jewish Philosophy and wrote her dissertation on the concept of choice in the philosophic exegesis of Joseph Albo. She was awarded an NEH fellowship for college professors on Free Will and Human Perfection in Medieval Jewish Philosophy and has authored several articles. In addition, she holds an EdD and serves as Assistant Principal at The Frisch School, Paramus, NJ. Her research interests include: medieval Jewish philosophy, the philosophic interpretation of Scripture, Jewish ethics and philosophy of religion. She is currently working on a monograph which investigates ethical issues in biblical narrative.

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