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Tikvah Educational Programming

Student Programs
Advanced Institutes
American Judaism Workshops

Student Programs

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
    Yale University
    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.

Tikvah Advanced Institutes

New York City

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.

Spring 2015 Advanced Institutes in New York:



Tikvah Advanced Institutes

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

American Judaism Workshops

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.