News

Berman, Haivry, Unterman Author Pathbreaking 2017 Herzl Institute Books

In recent months, Herzl Institute scholars have published a series of books that will forever change how we Read more…

Herzl Conference Explores: What Was ‘The Revelation at Sinai’?

The concept of torah from heaven plays a central role in Jewish theology. But what precisely does it mean Read more…

Hazony CUFI Address Marks Jerusalem Unification 50th Anniversary

This summer was the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. Herzl Institute President Yoram Read more…

Eis in Jewish Action: Are We Praying to the Wrong God?

Herzl Institute Educational Director R. Rafi Eis has published a moving essay on the problem of teaching Read more…

This Fall

Yoram Hazony will lead a session at the “Inaugural Conference on Jews and Conservatism” sponsored by the Read more…

Ideas

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Yoram Hazony Discusses The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture

In this trailer, Dr. Hazony discusses the story of Cain & Abel and posits that Abel's legacy inspired the great leaders and thinkers who built the world we live in.

Publications

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John Selden and the Western Political Tradition

Ofir Haivry
Legal and political theorist, common lawyer and parliamentary Read more…
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Inconsistency in the Torah: Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism

Joshua Berman
Inconsistencies in the Torah is a critical intellectual history Read more…
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Justice for All: How the Jewish Bible Revolutionized Ethics

Jeremiah Unterman
Justice for All demonstrates that the Jewish Bible, by Read more…
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God and Politics in Esther

Yoram Hazony
At first glance, the biblical story of Esther seems anything Read more…