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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.

Fall 2014 Advanced Institutes in New York:


  • Religious Freedom in America
    November 3 to November 7, 2014
    with Meir Soloveichik and Michael McConnell
  • Capitalism and the Future of Democracy
    November 10 to November 21, 2014
    with Yuval Levin and Christopher DeMuth
  • Jews and Power: Literature, Philosophy, Politics
    December 1 to December 12, 2014
    with Ruth Wisse, Ran Baratz, and Elliott Abrams

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
  • Academia
  • Journalism
  • Jewish Education
  • Jewish communal leadership
  • Law & Business


Past Participant Bios

Tikvah Advanced Institutes

Jerusalem

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 Jerusalem take place at Beit Avi Chai. Participants receive stipends between $1,000 - $5,000.

Fall 2014 Advanced Institutes in Jerusalem:


  • Israeli National Defense: Security Doctrine and the Balance of Forces
    November 9 to November 13, 2014
    with General Yaakov Amidror
  • The Western Tradition of Liberty
    November 16 to November 20, 2014
    with Ran Baratz and Peter Berkowitz
  • The Hebrew Bible and Jewish Excellence
    November 30 to December 4, 2014
    with Micah Goodman
  • The Case for Nationalism
    December 8 to December 12, 2014
    with William Kristol

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
  • Academia
  • Journalism
  • Jewish Education
  • Jewish communal leadership
  • Law & Business


Past Participant Bios

The Tikvah Fellowship in New York City

The Tikvah Fellowship is a full-time residential program for exceptional individuals interested in the political, religious, and intellectual future of the Jewish people. Based at the Tikvah Center in New York City, Tikvah Fellows pursue advanced study, independent research, and hold positions in a wide variety of fields:

  • War & Statesmanship
    Exploring both the ethical questions and strategic dilemmas that confront modern leaders.
  • Economics & Public Policy
    Including both the foundational ideas of democratic capitalism and the concrete policy issues shaping how free societies govern themselves.
  • Jewish Thought & History
    Probing both the biblical and Jewish views of human nature and culture, as well as the great leaders and key debates that have shaped Jewish history and the Jewish State.
  • Social Thought
    Bringing the most penetrating analyses – ancient and modern, normative and empirical – to bear on the conditions necessary for human flourishing in the context of family, city, and nation.

TIkvah Fellowship

Sample Fellowship Projects & Positions

  • Articles published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, The Weekly Standard, Tablet, and more
  • Research positions at think tanks and policy institutes including The Brookings Institution and The Hudson Institute
  • Rabbinic internships and teaching positions at the Jewish Center, Lincoln Square Synagogue, and SAR High School
  • A policy report on conversion in Israel
  • A study of Haredi demographics and culture in the United States
  • In-depth policy analysis of how to reform the Israeli welfare state