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Hartman Institute Scholars Explore Hanukkah 5778
14.12.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Take a deeper look at Hanukkah, a holiday often misunderstood, with articles and video offerings from Donniel Hartman, Yehuda Kurtzer, and a wide range of Shalom Hartman Institute scholars read more>
Midrashiya Celebrates 10 Years of Fusing Tradition, Learning
13.12.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
The Midrashiya Girls High School at Hartman Institute in Jerusalem celebrated its 10th anniversary with a gala evening of music, presentations, and fun read more>
The US Jerusalem Decision: Hartman Commentary
10.12.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Read and listen to media coverage of responses to President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital by Hartman commentators, and classic reflections on the city read more>
Spreading the Light at Hanukkah
30.11.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Take a look at the special collection of Hanukkah content we have created for you, a gift for each day of Hanukkah read more>
SHI North America Receives New Jim Joseph Foundation Grant
31.10.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
New grant will support the Institute’s David Hartman Center Fellows program, an incubator of emerging talent in the American Jewish community supporting doctoral, post-doctoral, and rabbinic students. read more>
New Video Series: Israel’s Milestones and their Meanings
15.10.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
This new course explores the events of 1947 and 1967 - following the 1917 Balfour Declaration - as key moments when Zionism unleashed new thinking about the meaning of Jewishness read more>
Hartman Institute Announces Establishment of Kaufman Family David Hartman Chair
18.09.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Richard and Sylvia Kaufman chose to establish this chair to honor both David and Donniel Hartman, who gave them an opportunity to learn about the Jewish tradition in new ways read more>
SHI North America Begins a New Chapter in the New Year
17.09.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
As of November 2017, SHI North America will begin a new chapter in our growth as a center of applied research and transformative teaching. read more>
In the Gates of Jerusalem: Reflections on the Eternal City for the High Holidays 5778
28.08.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
The 36-page reader is a carefully curated selection of traditional and modern sources about Jerusalem by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel in partnership with the Shalom Hartman Institute read more>
SHI North America Welcomes Rabbi Eric Gurvis as East Coast Manager
27.08.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Eric joins SHI North America following 18 years as Senior Rabbi of Temple Shalom of Newton in Newton, Massachusetts, where he is now Rabbi Emeritus. read more>
Valerie Porush Hoffman to Join SHI North America as Vice President, West Coast
26.08.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Valerie will be joining SHI North America on October 23, 2017 with more than a decade of dynamic leadership experience throughout the West Coast. read more>
Hartman Explores the High Holidays: Days of Awe 5778
23.08.2017, 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>
Nearly 500 Attended #HartmanSummer 2017 Programs
19.06.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Community Leadership Program (CLP), Rabbinic Torah Study Seminar (RTS), ran from June 21-July 13 at the Institute campus in Jerusalem. Go to this page for pictures, videos, and more. read more>
Hartman Institute 2016 Annual Report Now Available
18.06.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
The 2016 Annual Report of the Shalom Hartman Institute, with details of Institute programs, highlights from the year, and a letter from Institute President Donniel Hartman, has been published read more>
Jerusalem Day Articles from Shalom Hartman Institute
14.05.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Jerusalem Day marks the 1967 reunification of Jerusalem under Israeli rule. Read these recent and classic articles about Jerusalem from Shalom Hartman Institute read more>
The Meaning and the Continuing Impact of Six Day War Will be Addressed in Four Conferences in North America in May
25.04.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
“Six Days That Shaped Fifty Years” programs in Toronto, New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, run by the Shalom Hartman Institute aim to end polarization and build a productive, values-based discourse about a conflict whose impact still resonates today read more>
Learn About Yom Hashoah with Hartman Institute
24.04.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Study this solemn and meaningful day with us
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From Yom Hashoah to Yom Ha’atzmaut: Israel’s ‘High Holidays’
23.04.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
In these special articles and videos, Shalom Hartman Institute scholars explore the meaning of Israel’s Independence Day and the many other holidays this time of year read more>
Artist Arthur Szyk’s Style, Subjects, and Work Changed After Holocaust
04.04.2017, by Noam Zion
Arthur Szyk believed artists could not escape to still lifes, abstractions, and experiments while Jewish life was involved in terrible tragedy read more>
Pesach’s Many Questions: An Exploration Beyond the Classic Four
29.03.2017, 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>
Hartman Institute Presents Weekly Torah Commentary by Avital Hochstein
27.03.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Torah commentary throughout 5777 by Rabbi Avital Hochstein, research fellow and member of the Hartman-HaMidrasha at Oranim Beit Midrash for Israeli Rabbis read more>
Summary of Hartman Conference: Were We Like Dreamers?
28.02.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
The Seventh David Hartman Memorial Conference for a Jewish-Democratic Israel focused on the Six Day War of 1967 and its impact on Israel today read more>
Hartman Institute Explores Purim, the ‘Strangest’ Holiday
13.02.2017, 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>
Spring 2017 Rabbinical Student Retreat: 1917 - ’47 - ’67
01.02.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Rabbinical students from multiple denominations will meet at a study retreat, March 9-11, 2017, at Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem on legacy of the past, Israel’s future read more>
Summer 2017 iEngage Internship Now Accepting Applications
31.01.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
The iEngage Summer Internship program brings together a select group of undergraduate students to live and work in Jerusalem, aiming to foster new, productive conversations about and between Israel and world Jewry read more>
AJC, Hartman Institute Host Christian Scholars Symposium in Atlanta
29.01.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Symposium to explore recent church statements and Gospel texts on Christian attitudes toward Jews and Judaism and to better equip CLI alumni to engage more deeply with Jewish communities read more>
Watch Videos of ‘Jews and Muslims in America’ Conference
17.01.2017, by Shalom Hartman Institute
The Conference, on Jan. 16, 2017, drew 62 speakers and panelists for a day of conversation, study, and presentations before hundreds in New York. Watch videos from most of the panels read more>
Hartman Institute Launches New Study of Jewish Media
11.12.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
The purpose of the new research project is to identify the challenges that Jewish media professionals from Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa, and Australia face when reporting on local communities, Jewish issues worldwide, and Israel. The project’s goal is to increase awareness of the unique issues facing Jewish media in the Diaspora in order to strengthen and assist them in conducting their important work read more>
Menachem Fisch Wins Prestigious Research Award
24.11.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
The award from Humboldt Foundation is given to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future read more>
Hanukkah Webinar on Dec. 14 Features Dani Segal
21.11.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Explore the relationship between the private and public, the home and the world outside, through the practice of lighting candles inside that must be seen from the street. read more>
Donniel Hartman on Speaking Tour in US for AIPAC
26.10.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Donniel Hartman will be speaking and meeting with rabbis, rabbinical students, and community leaders as part of a series of presentations sponsored by AIPAC, beginning Oct. 31, 2016 read more>
Summer 2016 HART Talks Videos Now Available
20.10.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Watch videos of Hartman and affiliated scholars and speakers discuss Challenges of American Jewish Identity and Challenges of Israeli Identity in a special ‘HART Talks’ format read more>
Hartman Institute Mourns the Passing of Shimon Peres
28.09.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Shimon Peres, 1923-2013. Shalom Hartman Institute mourns the passing of a visionary leader, former Prime Minister, former President, and Nobel Peace Prize winner. May his memory be a blessing read more>
Hartman and HaMidrasha at Oranim Ordain Rabbis at Jerusalem Ceremony
21.09.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
The Beit Midrash for Israeli Rabbis, a project of Shalom Hartman Institute and HaMidrasha at Oranim ordained its first cohort of 16 rabbis on September 20, 2016, at Hartman Institute in Jerusalem read more>
Hartman Institute Receives $1 Million Toward Israel Education on West Coast Campuses
13.09.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Jim Joseph Foundation grant supports expansion of “iEngage on Campus” to West Coast and launch of new programs from Washington to Southern California. read more>
Fall 2016 Retreat Announced for Rabbinical Students in Jerusalem
31.08.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Rabbinical students in Jerusalem from different denominations and countries are invited to a weekend retreat from October 27-29, 2016, at the Shalom Hartman Institute to study Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict read more>
Hartman Explores the Holidays: Tisha B’Av
07.08.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Tisha B’Av in 2016 / 5776 begins Saturday night, August 13. Here is a collection of articles and commentaries by Shalom Hartman Institute scholars and participants in our programs on the meanings we can find in this day read more>
HartmanSummer Participants Write About their Experiences
18.07.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Rabbis and community leaders in HartmanSummer 2016 programs in Jerusalem write enthusiastically about how they were inspired, moved, educated, and challenged during their time at the Institute. read more>
U.S. Christian Leaders Begin Year-long Study of Judaism in Israel
13.07.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
AJC and the Shalom Hartman Institute are pleased to welcome the 23 prominent North American Christian leaders that will comprise Cohort V of the Christian Leadership Initiative (CLI), an intensive 13-month educational program on Judaism, a partnership with AJC read more>
Nine Countries, 31 States and Provinces Represented at Hartman Summer
22.06.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
This year’s attendees, among the most diverse ever, comprise individuals from 31 US states and Canadian provinces, Brazil, Netherlands, Australia, and more read more>
‘Putting God Second’ Reviewed in NY Times
14.06.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Donniel Hartman asks why Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are unable to create individuals with moral sensitivity and societies with the highest ethical standards read more>
Watch our Video Beeri Shavuot 5776 Newsletter
05.06.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
2015-2016 was exciting for the Be’eri Program for Pluralistic Jewish-Israeli Education, which continued to expand its reach and create a new focus on coexistence education
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Shavuot as Seen by Hartman Scholars: Revelation and Modernity
30.05.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Essays and videos about Shavuot, the day in which Jews truly become the People of the Book. Shavuot 5776 learning at Hartman in Jerusalem, June 11-12 in English and Hebrew read more>
Donniel Hartman Receives Third Commonwealth Prize from Congregation Kehillath Israel, Brookline, MA
29.05.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
The prize honored him as a ‘significant change-agent’ for the Jewish people read more>
Four Rabbinic Leadership Initiative Participants Named Among America’s ‘Most Inspiring’
16.05.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Forward editor Jane Eisner said American Jews crave spiritual leadership, whether it comes from a recent seminary graduate or one who has shepherded a congregation for decades
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Hartman Institute Mourns Passing of Rabbi Ron Aigen, Z”L
09.05.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Rabbi Ron Aigen of Montreal was an Institute Senior Rabbinic Fellow and participant in the third Rabbinic Leadership Initiative read more>
David Hartman and Hillary Clinton Onstage Together
03.04.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
David Hartman and Hillary Clinton appeared together at the 1995 UJA Lion of Judah Conference. This video, unseen for years, is now available for your viewing read more>
Leon Charney, 1938-2016, Interviews with David Hartman
23.03.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Leon Charney, a businessman, philanthropist, author, and media personality, who died March 21, 2016, at age 77, interviewed Institute founder Rabbi Prof. David Hartman numerous times for his syndicated TV program, ‘The Charney Report’ read more>
Not All American Jews Are Ashkenazi
13.03.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
SHI-North America Doctoral Fellow Mijal Bitton in ‘The Jewish Week’ on the experience of contemporary Sephardic communities in the US
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‘Created Equal’ Named by Slingshot as Leading Innovative Program
13.03.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
New SHI-NA program listed in latest guide of leading Jewish innovations. Third mention for Hartman in six years
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Shalom Hartman Institute of North America Announces Key New West Coast Hires
13.03.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
SHI North America continues West Coast expansion
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HartmanSummer 2016: What is a Jew?
06.03.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Study with world-class faculty at the Hartman Institute in Jerusalem
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Leading Higher Education Magazine Features Imam Abdullah Antepli, Muslim Leadership Initiative
01.02.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Chronicle of Higher Education profiles Imam Abdullah Antepli, co-director of the Institute’s Muslim Leadership Initiative
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Rachel Jacoby Rosenfield Begins as Executive VP, SHI-North America
26.01.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
Rachel will share in the leadership of the overall North America entity and in shaping the direction and growth of Hartman programs, its fundraising functions, and the Institute’s national presence
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Can a Conversation about Israel be Apolitical?
05.01.2016, by Shalom Hartman Institute
San Diego begins a community-wide iEngage course read more>
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