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  • Israel’s Arab Spring

    By Rob Eshman

    March 18, 2015 | 2:49 pm

    What made this election different from all other elections? The Arab vote.

    As the polls closed Tuesday on Israel’s national election, one of the most striking stories was how Israeli Arabs broke a pattern of disengagement from the electoral process and voted en masse.


  • Israeli election coverage with Donniel Hartman and Yossi Klein Halevi

    March 17, 2015 | 9:23 am

    Read about the election results here:
    Winners, losers and Israel’s next coalition

    Live Blog 2015 Israeli Elections Results Live Stream

    We encourage you to post advance questions for Donniel and Yossi at Hartman@jewishjournal.com or by visiting hartman.org.il.


  • LIVE Israeli election night coverage with Donniel Hartman and Yossi Klein Halevi

    March 11, 2015 | 3:44 pm

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    JewishJournal.com will present Shalom Hartman Institute President Donniel Hartman and iEngage Project Fellow and prizewinning author Yossi Klein Halevi in a live Election Day webinar program from Jerusalem on March 17. 

    The program will begin one-half hour...

  • Apparently, Jewish Journalism is a Confusing Business

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 25, 2013 | 8:52 am

    Alan Abbey, director of media and Internet services at the Shalom Hartman Institute, spoke recently about a new report released by the Institute about “Jewish media.” At the outset, he declared: “Jewish journalists and the media they work for are at a crossroads. As both their...

  • Fred Lafer, longtime Jewish leader, dies

    May 1, 2013 | 10:04 am

    Fred Lafer, a longtime leader of several Jewish institutions, has died.

    Lafer died Tuesday in New Jersey. He had suffered from leukemia.

    Lafer served as president and chairman of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy beginning in 2000. He also was chairman of the...

  • Moynihan’s moxie

    By Shmuel Rosner

    February 20, 2013 | 3:40 pm

    Gil Troy is a history professor at McGill University and a research fellow with the Shalom Hartman Institute’s Engaging Israel Program as well as the author of eight books, including “Leading From the Center: Why Moderates Make the Best Presidents,” “Morning in America: How Ronald...

  • Dr. David Hartman’s essay in “I am Jewish”

    February 13, 2013 | 10:13 am

    Dr. David Hartman was one of the most respected Jewish theologians in the world. He was the founder and director of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, a frequent lecturer in the United States, and author of several widely acclaimed books, including two winners of the...

  • A voice that was freed – and now is silence

    By Michael Berenbaum

    February 13, 2013 | 9:54 am

    Rabbi David Hartman has gone to his eternal rest, but not before he made a monumental contribution to Jewish life and a significant contribution to Jewish thought.

    Best known for his pioneering work as founder of  the Shalom Hartman Institute, which is a innovative and original...

  • Guest Post – Reflections on Rabbi David Hartman z”l

    February 12, 2013 | 6:39 am


    The first time I heard Rabbi David Hartman speak was in the summer following my “shannah aleph” year in Israel between high school and college....

  • Rabbi David Hartman, Jewish philosopher, dies at 81

    February 11, 2013 | 3:18 pm

    Rabbi David Hartman, one of the great Jewish philosophers of his generation and the founder of the Shalom Hartman Institute, died on Feb. 10, 2013, at 81. Hartman is considered one of the leaders of liberal Orthodoxy, and his philosophy influenced Jews both in Israel and around the...

  • Opinion: Don’t abandon old in pursuit of ‘Next’

    November 2, 2011 | 3:24 pm

    Over the last few years, I have spent considerable time on the inside of what is called the “innovation sector” in Jewish life, even spending two terrific and unexpected years as a professor of Jewish communal innovation at Brandeis University. Most recently, the new organization...

  • Learning With the Learned; Virtual Hartman Institute; Jewish Law Course Offers CLE Credit

    November 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Learning With the Learned

    Five of Los Angeles' learned rabbis and teachers will share their wisdom in "Master Class," an advanced Judaic continuing education class open to all at the University of Judaism (UJ), beginning Nov. 9. Each thematic section will meet for three sessions on...