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New Video Series on the Future of Jewish Peoplehood
29.01.2020, by Shalom Hartman Institute
New video lecture course explores the challenge of `Peoplehood` in an era when we have moved from no home to a reality of two homes, the state of Israel and the Diaspora. read more>
 
 
 
Hartman Institute Scholars Explore Hanukkah 5780
28.11.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Take a deeper look at Hanukkah, a holiday often misunderstood. Articles and video from David Hartman, Donniel Hartman, Elana Stein Hain, Shira Koch Epstein, and more Hartman scholars read more>
 
 
 
Institute Seeks to Improve Israelis’ Knowledge of Diaspora
05.11.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
One of the team’s goals is to produce educational material for Israeli schools and to lobby for creation of mandatory study of the Diaspora by Israeli middle and high school students read more>
 
 
 
Kogod, Bronfman Lectures from Summer 2019 Now Online
25.09.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Watch and share special lectures with Yehuda Kurtzer, who spoke on ‘American Jewry at a Crossroads,’ and Donniel Hartman with Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog read more>
 
 
 
eJewish Philanthropy: Educating Toward Change and Fairness
25.09.2019, by Elana Stein Hain
Article on eJewish Philanthropy by Elana Stein Hain, Joshua Ladon and Sarah Mulhern on how the work of the Created Equal Project helps to foster a healthier Jewish organizational ecosystem. read more>
 
 
SHI North America Adds Midwest Hub, Welcomes Rebecca Starr as Midwest Manager
18.09.2019, by
SHI North America is bringing Hartman learning to the Midwest from a new regional hub in Detroit, led by Midwest Manager Rebecca Starr and supported by the William Davidson Foundation. read more>
 
 
 
Courageous Leadership: The Challenges Facing Jewish Leadership in a Partisan Age
09.09.2019, by Yehuda Kurtzer
SHI NA issues a White Paper identifying a major challenge facing Jewish life in North America today regarding community leadership, with the goal of stimulating constructive responses. read more>
 
 
 
Hartman Explores the High Holidays: Days of Awe 5780
09.09.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
New material in this collection of classic Hartman Institute learning includes an essay by Elana Stein Hain, a video from Dr. Ruth Calderon, and articles by participants in Institute rabbinical programs read more>
 
 
 
Live Webinar on Israeli Election Night II, Sept. 17, 2019
08.09.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Israelis will judge the rule of Prime Minister Netanyahu when they return to the election polls Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, to try for a second time to build a ruling coalition in the Knesset read more>
 
 
 
Lauren Berkun kicks off Detroit Lecture Series on Nov. 18
01.08.2019, by
The Shalom Hartman Institute, with the generous support of the William Davidson Foundation, is bringing Hartman learning to Detroit and the Midwest community. read more>
 
 
 
Hartman Institute Digital Annual Report Now Available
16.07.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Our 2018-19 annual report contains information on Institute research projects and programs in North America and Israel, updates on exciting new initiatives, and financial details. read more>
 
 
 
Building Foundations for a New Phase of Growth
02.07.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Exciting new plans will expand our reach and bring Hartman Torah to more people in more places in North America than ever before. Torah is a growth industry! read more>
 
 
 
2019 Hartman Institute Board Meeting Held in Jerusalem
23.06.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
We were pleased to welcome board members from the US, Canada, and Israel to the Institute for three days of discussions and lectures by the best researchers and staff of the Shalom Hartman Institute read more>
 
 
 
Shalva Band at Hartman: ‘We have Limitations, but We Are Also Like Everyone Else’
20.06.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Twelve years ago, Shalva came to the Hartman Institute when they were a fledgling band. Their latest performance was a star turn after fulfilling a long-held dream. Watch a video. read more>
 
 
 
Shavuot as Seen by Hartman Scholars: Revelation and Modernity
04.06.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Essays and videos about Shavuot, the day in which Jews truly become the People of the Book. Shavuot 5779 learning will be held at the Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, June 8-9, 2019 read more>
 
 
 
Jerusalem Day Content from Shalom Hartman Institute
23.05.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Jerusalem Day (June 1-2, 2019) marks the 1967 reunification of Jerusalem under Israeli rule. Read new and classic articles from Shalom Hartman Institute scholars read more>
 
 
Six New Hires at SHI North America
20.05.2019
Key new positions and roles across departments and across North America show the ambition and growth of the Shalom Hartman Institute in North America. read more>
 
 
 
Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut: Israel’s ‘High Holidays’
05.05.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
In these special articles and videos, Shalom Hartman Institute scholars explore the meaning and connections between Israel’s Independence Day and Memorial Day read more>
 
 
 
Learn About Yom Hashoah with Hartman Institute
28.04.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Study this solemn and meaningful day with us. Read a new Yizkor Prayer for Righteous Gentiles and participate in new rituals developed by Institute scholars read more>
 
 
 
Two Views: Pete Buttigieg’s Use of Pharisee Matters
19.04.2019, by Yehuda Kurtzer
Pete Buttigieg has called upon his progressive religious belief in his run to become the Democratic candidate for president. This has included calling out the religious right as ‘Pharisees’ read more>
 
 
 
Pesach’s Many Questions: An Exploration Beyond the Classic Four
16.04.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Someone who knows all the laws of Passover is still required to ask questions, and scholars on their own at the Seder are required to ask themselves questions. But why? read more>
 
 
 
Israel Goes to the Polls - 2019
09.04.2019
Shalom Hartman Institute partnered with Times of Israel to host a live webinar program on April 9 that included live updates on election results, as well as commentary and analysis from Shalom Hartman Institute scholars, Times of Israel experts, and others. read more>
 
 
 
Hartman Institute Explores Purim, the ‘Strangest’ Holiday
10.03.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Is Purim just a time out, or does it offer an alternative worldview that can contribute to our self-understanding? Hartman Institute scholars present deeper meanings to this misunderstood holiday read more>
 
 
 
Webinar Addresses Nationalism, Marginalization, and Jewish Peoplehood
05.03.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Watch a replay of the March 6, 2019, webinar with Yehuda Kurtzer and Micah Goodman, from the Annual Hartman Conference, this year focusing on Jewish Nationalism. read more>
 
 
Hartman Annual Conference to Explore Jewish Nationalism
16.01.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Save the Date for the Hartman Annual Conference, March 6, 2019. English session to feature Yehuda Kurtzer and Micah Goodman read more>
 
 
 
Leon Wiener Dow’s ‘The Going’ Wins 2018 National Jewish Book Award
10.01.2019, by Shalom Hartman Institute
The Going: A Meditation on Jewish Law, won the Jewish Book Council’s 2018 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice. read more>
 
 
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