Meet the Editors
Rabbi Dr. Shalom Z. Berger
Shalom Berger is the director of English language programming at Herzog College on its Alon Shvut and Jerusalem campuses. Previously he worked at the Lookstein Center for Jewish Education at Bar-Ilan University's School of Education. He served as Senior Content Editor of the Koren Talmud Bavli and recently translated a biography of Israel Supreme Court Justice Gavriel Bach.
Dr. Martina Mampieri
Dr. Martina Mampieri holds a double Ph.D. in History and Jewish Studies at the University of Roma Tre and the University of Hamburg (2017).
She is currently a Moritz Stern Fellow in Modern Jewish Studies at the Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Georg-August-University of Göttingen and will join the Martin Buber Society of Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in October 2020. In 2018-2019, she held other postdoctoral positions at Sapienza University of Rome, the Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes in Paris, and the Center for Jewish Studies at Harvard University.
She is the author of Living under the Evil Pope: The Hebrew Chronicle of Pope Paul IV by Benjamin Nehemiah ben Elnathan from Civitanova Marche, 16th cent. (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2020) as well as several articles on Italian Jewry, early printed books, and Jewish-Christian relations in the early modern period.
Dr. Barbara Krawcowicz
Barbara Krawcowicz is Assistant Professor in the Institute for the Study of Religion at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland. Before coming to Kraków, Barbara spent three years as a post- doctoral fellow at the Department of Religious Studies of Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. She is the author of 'History, Metahistory, and Evil: Jewish Theological Responses to the Holocaust' (Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2020).