Leora Batnitzky

Leora Batnitzky is Ronald O. Perelman Professor of Jewish Studies and Professor of Religion at Princeton University. Her recent publications include the coedited volumes Jewish Legal Theories and Institutionalizing Rights and Religions. She is currently working on two books, the first a comparative study of conversion controversies in Israel and India, tentatively titled “What is Religious Freedom? The Case of Conversion in Israel and India,” and the second on the Jewish apostate and Catholic saint Edith Stein, tentatively titled “Apostate and Saint: On the Continued Relevance of Edith Stein for Jewish and Christian Self-Understanding.”

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