Shalem College
Assaf Malach

Dr. Assaf Malach

Ph.D in Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies, Bar Ilan University.
M.A (summa cum laude) in Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies, Bar Ilan University.
B.A (cum laude) in Social science and Humanities, Open University of Israel

Dr. Assaf Malach is a scholar of nationalism and political philosophy. He is the founding director of the Jewish Statesmanship Center in Jerusalem and the head of its Ethics and International Relations Program. In addition, he serves as the director of the Committee for Citizenship Studies in Israel’s Ministry of Education. At Shalem, Dr. Malach will direct the Koret Foundation’s Interdisciplinary Program in Western Political Thought and Engagement, designed to introduce students to the seminal works of Western civilization and the Jewish tradition. In this role, he is also responsible for making the program “three dimensional,” by means of site visits and guest lectures on topics related to course material.