David Sperber

David Sperber is an Art Historian, Curator, Art Critic, and a member of the Israeli Rabbinical Studies Program at the Hebrew Union College, Jerusalem.

His research specializes in Israeli and Jewish art, Feminism, and examining the interface between art and religion. In 2019, he wrote the article Mikva Dreams: Judaism, Feminism, and Maintenance in the Art of Mierle Laderman Ukeles which examined the work of several female Jewish artists, including Laderman Ukeles, in the aim of both exposing and bridging the gap between religious art practices and the contemporary art world. 

Until recently, Sperber was a Postdoctoral Associate at the Institute of Sacred Music, Yale University; a David Hartman Center for Intellectual Leadership research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute, Jerusalem and the head of the Curatorial Studies Program at the Schechter Institutes, Jerusalem.