News

Summer Workshop for Undergraduates and Recent Graduates

This summer undergraduates and recent graduates will gather at the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem to study the Read more…

Fern Baker and Yael Hazony Join Herzl Institute Leadership

We are pleased to welcome two additions to the leadership of the Herzl Institute: Yael Hazony as Vice Read more…

Ofir Haivry’s “Israel in the eye of The Hurricane” is Mosaic Magazine’s Monthly Essay

Mosaic Magazine’s January 2014 selected “Israel in the eye of The Hurricane”, by Herzl institute Read more…

Book by Herzl Institute post-doctoral fellow, Aryeh Tepper published by SUNY press

Progressive Minds, Conservative Politics: Leo Strauss’ Later Writings on Maimonides overturns the Read more…

Ideas

The Impact of Jewish Ideas on the Modern West

The Impact of Jewish Ideas on the Modern West

Herzl Institute Director of Academic Programs Meirav Jones talks about her research into the influence of the Hebrew Bible and Talmud on the political thought of Early Modern writers such as Hobbes, Selden, Grotius and Locke.

Publications

The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture

The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture

Yoram Hazony
What if the Hebrew Bible wasn't meant to be read as Read more…

Created Equal: How the Bible Broke With Ancient Political Thought

Joshua Berman
In Created Equal, Joshua Berman engages the text of the Hebrew Read more…

Philosophy of the Law: The Political in the Torah

Shmuel Trigano
Trigano is one of the greatest Jewish philosophers and Read more…