What is Tikvah Open University?

Tikvah Open University offers high-level seminars—with master teachers, great readings, and lively Q&A discussions—for adult learners of all backgrounds.

✔ Experience a rich menu of courses on Jewish ideas, Zionist history, and Western civilization.

✔ Learn with leading professors, policy experts, and intellectuals.

✔ Our weekly online classes can be taken from anywhere in the world.

✔ Classes meet once per week for three to four total sessions. Classes will be running throughout the summer from mid-July through August.

✔ All sessions cost $100.

*Become a Society member today and enjoy free access to our exclusive offerings including Tikvah Open University, publications, briefings, annual conferences, and more.


Wow! What a fabulous webinar from start to finish. I am tempted to ask, “Was it scripted?” The thoughtful questions flowed so beautifully and complemented the professor’s lecture so well that it is hard to imagine that these were just random! I can’t wait until next week.

Susan S., Summer 2020 Participant