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Areas of Expertise
- Jewish History
- Environment, Health, Technology, and Science
- Religion in History
- Ph.D. Hebrew University of Jerusalem
- B.A. University of California, Los Angeles
Professor Goldish is a specialist in Jewish and European History, with interests in Messianism, Jewish-Christian intellectual relations, and Sephardic studies. He holds the Samuel M. and Esther Melton Chair in Jewish History.
Judaism in the Theology of Sir Issac Newton (Dordrecht: Kluwer-- International Archives of the History of Ideas, 1998)
The Sabbatean Prophets (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2004)
Jewish Questions: Responsa on Jewish Life in the Early Modern Period (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008), and several edited collections, as well as articles and book reviews. Professor Goldish is active as an invited lecturer in various academic and community environments.