The Krauthammer Fellowship is a program for talented young writers seeking to advance their careers as Jewish intellectuals. Our carefully selected fellows from the fields of law, academia, public policy, business, and journalism produce serious long-form essays and articles on:
  • American culture, law, and public policy as it relates to and affects the Jewish people
  • Jewish thought and history
  • Zionism and modern Israel
  • The strategic situation in the Middle East
  • The enduring significance of Judaism and Jewish civilization.
Cole Aronson is a student at Yeshivat Har Etzion and an M.A. candidate in philosophy at Hebrew University.His BA is from Yale College, where he studied philosophy and wrote columns…

Cole Aronson

Academia and Jewish Philosophy

Joshua Blustein is a student at the University of Chicago Law School. He was a chief research assistant at the Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of…

Joshua Blustein

Law and Public Policy

Aaron Bondar is a law student at Fordham University School of Law and a part-time associate editor at American Affairs Journal.

Aaron Bondar

Law and Public Policy

Gary Dreyer is a third year law student at NYU Law. Originally from Staten Island, New York, Gary earned his B.A. in History at Rice University in 2018, and his…

Gary Dreyer

Law and Public Policy

Adam Eilath is the Head of School at the Ronald C Wornick Jewish Day School in Foster City, California. He leads a talented group of educators dedicated to developing leaders…

Adam Eilath

Jewish Education

Jonathan Feld is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School. He was previously the research assistant in the President’s Office of the American Enterprise Institute. He also served as a…

Jonathan Feld

Law and Public Policy

Matthew Foldi is a reporter at the Washington Free Beacon, covering Democrats from the state House to the White House. Prior to his start in journalism, he worked as the…

Matthew Foldi

Journalism and Politics

Tal Fortgang is pursuing a JD at New York University School of Law. Prior to law school, he was a senior research associate at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington,…

Tal Fortgang

Law and Public Policy

Rachel Frommer is a law clerk in the litigation practice group of a major New York law firm. She graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from the…

Rachel Frommer

Law and Public Policy

Andrew Gabel is a J.D. candidate at Duke University School of Law. Prior to entering law school, he served as a special advisor to Sen. Tom Cotton (R.–AR). In this…

Andrew Gabel

Law and Public Policy

Avi was born in London but grew up in Gibraltar. Following school, he attended Gateshead Talmudical College for two years before spending a third year in a Jerusalem-based Yeshiva. Following…

Avi Garson

Politics and Jewish Education

Captain (Res.) Tuvia Gering is a research fellow at the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security (JISS), specializing in Chinese security and foreign policy. Prior to joining the JISS, Gering…

Tuvia Gering

Security and Public Policy

I was born and grew up in Burton Upon Trent, England. I studied History at King’s College London and the George Washington University. I began a Master’s program in Medieval…

Georgia Gilholy

Journalism and Politics

Harry Halem is a researcher for the Hudson Institute’s Center for American Seapower. He holds an MA in Philosophy and International Relations from the University of St Andrews, and an…

Harry Halem

Academia and Public Policy

Josh is a graduate of Yeshiva University and Harvard Law School, and a former law clerk to federal court of appeals judges in Texas and Washington D.C. Following his clerkships,…

Josh Halpern

Law and Public Policy

Hadar Ahiad Hazony, from Jerusalem, Israel, received a B. Ed. in Bible & History from Herzog Collage and an M.A. in Political Science from Tel-Aviv University. Currently, he is pursuing…

Hadar Hazony

Academia and Jewish Philosophy

Samuel is currently a Ph.D. student in political science at Boston College, studying ancient and modern political philosophy with a minor in American politics, after having received his B.S. from…

Samuel Helyar

Academia and Jewish Philosophy

Seth Higgins is an experienced public servant who specializes in local government and rural issues in the United States. While receiving his Master’s degree at Brown University, Seth devoted his…

Seth Higgins

Politics and Public Policy

Daniel Kane is graduate student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he pursuing a master’s degree in religious studies. Before coming to Israel, Daniel worked as an editor at…

Daniel Kane

Academia and Jewish Philosophy

J.J. Kimche is a student, teacher, researcher, editor, ghostwriter, and translator, currently residing in Cambridge, Massachusetts. J.J. is a PhD candidate in the field of modern religious philosophy at Harvard…

J.J. Kimche

Academia and Jewish Philosophy

Mark Kreynovich joined quip, an oral care startup based in Brooklyn, NY, as a Strategy & Finance Associate in 2021. He is involved in growth and marketing initiatives, strategic finance,…

Mark Kreynovich

Business and Advocacy

Theodore Kupfer is an associate editor of City Journal. He was previously a press officer at the Manhattan Institute and the managing editor of National Review Online. He was born…

Theodore Kupfer

Journalism and Public Policy

Sholom S. Licht is a student at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. A native of Queens, N.Y., Sholom studied at a number of Yeshivas in both the U.S.…

Sholom S. Licht

Law and Jewish Education

Anael is 28 years old from France and made Aliyah in 2015. Holds a BA from the Sorbonne in Philosophy and graduated with honors. In parallel, she completed a BA…

Anael Malet

Academia and Public Policy

A Virginia native, Samantha Rose Mandeles has worked in counter-extremism and Jewish activism and public policy for more than a decade; she currently works in the non-profit sector as an…

Samantha Mandeles

Public Policy and Advocacy

Elias Neibart is currently pursuing a MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge where he researches the ideological origins of the American founding. Accepted into…

Elias Neibart

Law and Academia

Emily Rose is a broadcast journalist with more than five years experience reporting from Israel. She worked as Middle East Correspondent for i24NEWS covering breaking news on Israeli elections, military…

Emily Rose

Journalism and Politics

Daniel J. Samet is a Ph.D. student in History at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is a Graduate Fellow at the Clements Center for National Security. He…

Daniel J. Samet

Academia and Public Policy

Ari Schaffer is the Director of Communications and Press Secretary for Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, the chief elections official of the state of Georgia. In that role, Ari…

Ari Schaffer

Politics and Public Policy

Aaron Schimmel is a Ph.D. student in the Department of History at Stanford University. He studies Jews in the late nineteenth century Russian Empire with a special emphasis on Jewish…

Aaron Schimmel

Academia and Jewish History

Dovid Schwartz teaches a Tikvah-sponsored Great Books course in a New Jersey high school and various seminars for the Tikvah Online Academy. Dovid graduated Yeshiva College with a BA in…

Dovid Schwartz

Jewish Education

Joseph Simonson is a senior investigative reporter for the Washington Free Beacon. Before that, he spent nearly two years traveling the country as the Washington Examiner’s lead campaign correspondent. Joe…

Joseph Simonson

Journalism and Politics

Daniel Sonnenfeld is a Middle East correspondent for the American news agency The Media Line and a current affairs analyst at the Cambridge Middle East and North Africa Forum. Daniel…

Daniel Sonnenfeld

Journalism and Politics

Dan is an Associate on the Cyber Regulatory, Policy, Strategy team within the CISO’s office at Goldman Sachs. In his role, he advises on the implementation of cyber controls and…

Daniel Sorek

Business and Security

Angélique Talmor is a student at the Harvard Kennedy School. She is French-American-Israeli, and has worked for the French government in the ministry of the Interior and Defense, as well…

Angelique Talmor

Politics and Public Policy

Sarah Wapner is the Impact and Recruitment Officer at the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought of Yeshiva University. A native of Toronto, Sarah received her undergraduate degree from…

Sarah Wapner

Jewish Education

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