Authors Posts by Mois Navon

Mois Navon

Mois Navon is one of the founding engineers of Mobileye, where he designed the EyeQ family of SoC (System On a Chip) - the chip powering the autonomous vehicle revolution. He holds a B.S. degree in computer engineering from UCLA, an M.A. degree in Jewish Philosophy from Bar Ilan University, and has rabbinic ordination through Yeshivat Mercaz Harav. Working at the intersection of Torah U-Madda, he is currently pursuing his PhD at the department of Jewish Philosophy at Bar Ilan University where his thesis seeks to apply Jewish philosophy to address the ethical questions arising in the field of artificial intelligence. In this vein, he teaches a course on “Ethics in Big Data and Artificial Intelligence” at Ben Gurion University. His work can be found at

Darkness We Have Come to Dispel: Between The Light of Hanukkah and the Black...

Mois Navon explores what makes Hanukkah so special.

“And I will Betroth You unto Me”: On Fading Tefillin Strap Marks

In an earlier Lehrhaus piece, Jeffrey Saks pointed to an obscure custom referenced by Shai Agnon not to eat until the tefillin strap marks fade from one’s arm. Here, Mois Navon shares what happened when he tried adopting this custom for himself.