Applications Open for a Herzl Institute Conference in December 2016 on “A Jewish-Christian Alliance to Rebuild the West”

This conference aims to lay the groundwork for an alliance of Christians and Jews working together to restore the civilization of the West through a revitalized encounter with our founding traditions, texts and ideas.

The conference will focus on issues such as:

  • The Bible and the modern Western political order
  • Is Western democracy in decline?
  • Obstacles to Christian-Jewish collaboration
  • The standing of the Bible in public life
  • The place of Israel in the Mideast and in our world
  • What would Western renaissance look like?
  • Toward a new Jewish-Christian agenda

Speakers will include:

Jeff Ballabon, Iron Dome Alliance
Fr. Barry Bercier, Assumption College
David Brog, Maccabee Task Force
Patrick Deneen, University of Notre Dame
David Goldman, Asia Times
Yoram Hazony, The Herzl Institute
Yechiel Leiter, 3H Global
Gerald McDermott, Beeson Divinity School
Tricia Miller, Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting
Robert Nicholson, Philos Project
Russell Reno, First Things
R. Mitchell Rocklin, Tikvah Fund
Greg Thornbury, The King’s College
Kenneth Weinstein, Hudson Institute

Who should apply?

The conference invites applications from early-career Christian and Jewish academics, clergy, activists and journalists who are serious about their own faith traditions, love their country, and are willing to work together to build an alternative trajectory for our world.

The conference will take place December 18-22 in the New York City area.

A limited budget is available to assist with flights and other reasonable transportation costs to the conference location.
Additionally, accommodations and meals will be complimentary to accepted participants.

Conference announcement.

For more information, please write to Gavriel Lakser: gavriell@herzlinstitute.org.