Mati Rosenbaum, Bar-Ilan University
Mati was born in Chicago and made Aliyah with his family in 1996. Mati combined studies at Yeshivat Otniel and IDF service through the “hesder” program. Mati recently completed his L.L.B in law and is currently pursuing an M.A. in philosophy, both at Bar-Ilan University. He is assistant editor at the law journal of Bar-Ilan University and a teaching assistant in a number of courses. Mati is also currently involved in organizing a joint Muslim-Jewish study group in Jerusalem, dedicated to pluralistic learning of both Jewish and Islamic texts, in order to create and foster dialogue and understanding of the cultures on both sides. Mati resides in Jerusalem with his wife Yael, an art teacher.