Applications Open for Summer Workshop in Theology and Philosophy of the Tanach

The Herzl Institute in Jerusalem is pleased to announce an intensive summer Workshop in Theology and Read more…

The Jerusalem Post Reports on the Question of God’s Perfection Conference at the Herzl Institute

“If, according to biblical prophecy, the nations of the world will ascend to Jerusalem to learn the word of Read more…

Invitation to a Colloquium of our Templeton Fellows

The Herzl Institute invites you to attend a Colloquium of our Templeton Fellows that will take place on Read more…

Hazony, Weigel Public Discussion on “Modernity, Religion and Morality”

Yoram Hazony and leading Catholic theologian George Weigel will participate in a public discussion on the Read more…

Herzl VP Haivry to Chair Israeli Commission on Non-Jewish Communities

The Israeli government has appointed Herzl Institute VP for Academic Affairs Ofir Haivry to head a new Read more…


The Impact of Jewish Ideas on the Modern West

The Impact of Jewish Ideas on the Modern West

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.



God and Politics in Esther

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