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Jewish Thought & History

Yoram Hazony

Herzl Institute

Yoram Hazony is an Israeli philosopher, Bible scholar and political theorist. He is President of the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem, Chairman of the Edmund Burke Foundation.

His most recent book, The Virtue of Nationalism, won the Intercollegiate Studies Institute’s Conservative Book of the Year Award in 2019. His previous books include the award-winning The Philosophy of Hebrew ScriptureGod and Politics in Esther, and The Jewish State: The Struggle for Israel’s Soul. 

Dr. Hazony has recently edited two volumes on Jewish theology: The Question of God’s Perfection (with Dru Johnson) and The Revelation at Sinai: What Does “Torah from Heaven” Mean (with Gil Student and Alex Sztuden).

He lives in Jerusalem with his wife Yael Hazony. They have nine children.