Dr. Lev is a lecturer (tenure-track) in the Department of Arabic Language and Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His primary area of research is Islamic theology, with a particular emphasis on the salafī tradition of Sunnī Islam.

Dr. Lav earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, following a B.A. degree in French Literature from the University of Chicago. After completing his doctoral dissertation, he spent a year as a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia at Princeton University, and two years at the Mandel Scholion Research Center in Jerusalem.