Ari Hoffman is currently pursuing a J.D. at Stanford Law School. He holds a Ph.D. in English Literature from Harvard University, where he held Malloy, Dexter, and Tikvah Fellowships. His first book, This Year in Jerusalem: Israel and the Literary Quest for Jewish Authenticity, is forthcoming from S.U.N.Y. Press. His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Observer, Tablet Magazine, and a wide range of publications. He will spend this coming summer interning at the U.S. Attorney’s office and clerking for Justice Hanan Melcer of the Supreme Court of Israel.