Dr. Richie Lewis

Richie Lewis

About Richie

Richie (Shmuel) Lewis received his doctorate from Hebrew University. His central interests
are midrash and the mythic nature of Talmudic thought, and the history of halakha. The
World Union of Jewish Studies awarded his book And Before Honor – Humility: The Ideal of
Humility in the Moral Language of the Sages (Hebrew, Magnes Press 2013) the Matanel
Prize as the best book in Jewish Thought published in Hebrew in the years 2013-14. He
lives in Jerusalem.