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Ahuvia Goren
Doctoral Researcher

Ahuvia Goren is a doctoral student specializing in early modern Jewish intellectual and cultural history. His research centers on Jewish perspectives on Renaissance humanism, the scientific revolution, and Italian-Catholic culture. His dissertation delves into the themes of uncertainty, doubt, and disbelief within the Italian Jewish community during the early modern period, employing perspectives from cultural history and the history of scholarship

From 2014 he was employed as a research assistant in different research projects in Tel Aviv University under Dr. Maoz Kahana and Prof. Yehuda Lerman. Goren submitted his M.A, thesis entitled “Rabbi Moshe Hefetz and his Book Melekhet Makhshevet: Science, Theology and Skepticism in Early Modern Venice,” to the Cohen institute for History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas (Tel Aviv University) in 2018.

Within the project “Jewish Translation and Cultural Transfer in Early Modern Europe”, Goren studies Jewish Italian Literature which contains literal translations of scientific materiel alongside wider cultural translations of concepts and genres.

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