The Shalom Hartman Institute is a pluralistic center of research and education deepening and elevating the quality of Jewish life in Israel and around the world. Through their work, they are redefining the conversation about Judaism in modernity, religious pluralism, Israeli democracy, Israel and world Jewry, and the relationship with other faith communities.
History of the Shalom Hartman Institute
Their work focuses on developing and enhancing:
Judaism & Modernity: Developing compelling Jewish ideas capable of competing in the modern marketplace of identities and thought.
Religious Pluralism: Building a Jewish people and a State of Israel that respect and celebrate diversity.
Jewish and Democratic Israel: Ensuring Israel's foundations as the democratic homeland of the Jewish people committed to equal rights and religious freedom for all.
Jewish Peoplehood: Forming a strong mutual commitment between world Jewry and Israelis as equal partners in the future of Jewish life.
Judaism and the World: Serving as a gateway for leaders of other faiths to engage with Judaism and Israel and build new foundations of understanding and cooperation.
The Institute comprises four independent but interrelated divisions:
The David Hartman Center for Intellectual Leadership cultivates the next generation of Israeli thought leaders.
The Kogod Research Center for Contemporary Jewish Thought, our “think tank,” generates ideas and research on contemporary issues of central to Jewish life in Israel and around the world.
The Center for Israeli-Jewish Identity, housing an array of programs bringing about a transformation in the secular and religious Israeli educational system and with senior officers in the Israel Defense Forces.
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America (SHI NA), which guides, oversees, and implements Hartman research, educational programming, and curricula to North American Jewry.
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