Dr. Yair Lipshitz is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Theatre Arts in Tel Aviv University. His research examines the various intersections between theatre, performance and Jewish religious traditions. He is the author of 'The Holy Tongue, Comedy's Version' (Hebrew, 2010), 'Embodied Tradition: Theatrical Performances of Jewish Texts' (Hebrew, 2016), and 'Theatre & Judaism' (English, 2019). Yair studied at Yeshivat Otniel. He lives in Jerusalem.