News

The John Templeton Foundation Awards $2.2 Million Grant in Jewish Theology to the Herzl Institute

The grant will support research into basic theological questions, workshops for doctoral students and Read more…

Herzl Institute Partners with King’s College to Offer Hebraic Heritage Summer Semester in Jerusalem

The Herzl Institute will offer a 9-credit summer semester on “Biblical Philosophy and Hebraic Heritage” Read more…

Ofir Haivry on the New Middle East in Commentary Magazine

Ofir Haivry, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Director of the Alliance of Middle East Nations Project Read more…

Josh Weinstein Named Senior Fellow

Josh Weinstein has joined the Herzl Institute as a Senior Fellow. Weinstein will also serve as Co-Director of Read more…

Yoram Hazony’s Speaking Schedule for October and November

Boston (Oct. 23) “Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture as a Field of Study”, Harvard Divinity School. more 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…