Alexander Kaye is a Tikvah Post-Doctoral Fellow in Jewish Thought at Princeton University. He received his doctorate from the history department of Columbia University where his dissertation was entitled The Legal Philosophies of Religious Zionism 1937-1967. His research interests include Jewish intellectual history, the history of political thought, legal theory and the relationship between law, religion and politics in Israel. His current research engages with the history of Jewish legal interpretation in the context of modern philosophy and the nation state. He received his BA and M.Phil from the University of Cambridge and rabbinical ordination from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School.