Tikvah Educational Programming
Next summer the Tikvah Fund will offer two separate programs for future intellectual, religious, and political leaders of the Jewish people.
The Tikvah Summer Institute for High School Students
Dates: June 21, 2015—July 2, 2015
Study the deep questions of society and human flourishing—economics, technology, politics, and war and statesmanship—by examining secular and Jewish wisdom.
The Jewish Idea: Morality, Politics, and Theology
A Tikvah Summer Fellowship for College Students
Dates: June 18, 2015—July 31, 2015
New York City
Seminars, debates, and high-level speakers will provoke a select group of American college students to examine Jewish ideas of politics and morality.
The Tikvah Advanced Institutes aim to provide accomplished professionals from around the world the opportunity to study big ideas,
great texts, and current issues with leading thinkers and practitioners. Advanced Institutes in New York take place at the Tikvah Center in
Manhattan. Participants receive stipends between $1,000 - $5,000.
The Ethics of War
April 27 to May 1, 2015
with Stephen Peter Rosen and James M. Dubik
Tradition and Freedom:
Philosophy, Theology, Literature
June 8 to June 18, 2015
with Yuval Levin, Jacob J. Schacter, and Ruth Wisse
Who Should Apply?
The Tikvah Advanced Institutes are aimed at men and women who wish to influence the intellectual, religious, and political life of the Jewish people and the Jewish state.
Applicants may include those pursuing study or careers in:
- US or Israeli public policy, including national security and economics
- The rabbinate and Jewish Education
- Academia and Journalism
- Jewish communal leadership
- Law & Business
For Jewish Leaders across North America
American Jewish Literature
March 15-17 | Ruth Wisse
A New Pro-Israel Foreign Policy
March 22-24 | Elliott Abrams
Jewish Philosophy in America
April 12-14 | Leora Batnitzky
Liberalism, Conservatism, and the Jews
April 19-21 | William Kristol
The Condition of American Judaism:
The Denominations and Beyond
May 15-17 | Jack Wertheimer
Jews and Christians:
Morality, Theology, Politics
May 29-31 | Meir Soloveichik
What? High-level seminars focused on the concrete challenges of American Jewry.
Who? Jewish leaders—rabbis, educators, scholars, journalists, government officials, and engaged lay leaders—across North America.
When? Either Sunday to Tuesday or Shabbat retreats at several points during the first half of 2015.
Apply Now: Deadline for applications is January 15th, 2015.