Dr. Gilad H. Shenhav is a research associate (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the department of history and at the center for Israel studies at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. He currently works on his first book about language, tradition, and gender in the writings of Gershom Scholem. Shenhav has written several articles in the fields of modern Jewish thought, literature, and intellectual history among them: “Jacques Derrida and the Desertification of the Messianic” (Jewish Studies Quarterly, 2022), and “The Sound(s) of Silence: Gershom Scholem’s ‘Laments Project’ and the Question of Gender” (Journal of Jewish Studies, forthcoming). He is also developing his second book project about the reception of the Babylonian Talmud in early Zionism.