Haim Shapira teaches variety of courses in Jewish law, legal theory and law and religion. His main fields of interest are historical and theoretical aspect of Jewish law. He has written on different periods of Jewish law including rabbinic literature, Maimonides and Medieval authorities and also on modern halakha. He earned his B.A. and M.A. in Jewish Studies from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and his LL.B and LL.M and Ph.D from the Hebrew University as well. Haim Shapira was the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Law, Religion and State and he is currently on its editorial board. He was also the editor-in-chief of Bar-Ilan Law Review. He is a co-editor of the fourth volume of the Jewish Political Tradition series, Yale University Press. Haim Shapira visited various institutions and universities was abroad. He was a fellow in the institute of Advanced Study in Princeton (2005-6), A Tikvah fellow at NYU law school (2013-14) and a visiting professor at the faculty of law at Milan University (2016). He was also a senior fellow at Shalom Hartmna Institute in Jerusalem for many years.