Rabbi Dr. Zev Farber

Rabbi Dr. Zev Farber is a research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute's Kogod Center and senior editor of TheTorah.com. He holds a Ph.D. from Emory University in Jewish religious cultures and Hebrew Bible, as well as rabbinic ordination from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah. He is the author of Images of Joshua in the Bible and their Reception (2016), and editor of Halakhic Realities: Collected Essays on Brain Death (2015) and Halakhic Realities: Collected Essays on Organ Donation (2017).

Articles by Rabbi Dr. Zev Farber

Between Nationalism and Ethics

National pride and unity are important, but it is ethical behavior that makes a people worthy of divine favor.

Living as Neighbors 

What should the attitude of Jewish returnees to Judea be to the dominant population of the region?

Law of the King

Six verses in Deuteronomy offer timeless lessons on the problem of power.