Scholar of religion
Boaz Huss is a professor of Jewish thought at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheva, Israel. Professor Huss received his PhD in the history of Jewish thought from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, after which he was a Fulbright post-doctoral fellow at Yale University, a Starr fellow at the Center for Jewish Studies at Harvard University, and a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies of Jerusalem. He has published extensively on Kabbalah, Western esotericism, and New Age culture. His recent publications include Zohar: Reception and Impact (The Littman Library of Jewish civilization 2016) and The Question of the Existence of Jewish Mysticism»: The Genealogy of Jewish Mysticism and the Theologies of Kabbalah Research (Van Leer Institute 2016, in Hebrew).