Gil Anidjar lives in New York and teaches in the Dept. of Religion at Columbia. He is the author, among other books and articles, of Our Place in al-Andalus’: Kabbalah, Philosophy, Literature in Arab Jewish Letters (2002) and The Jew, the Arab: A History of the Enemy (2003). His most recent book is Qu’appelle-ton destruction? Heidegger, Derrida (Montreal, 2017).