Hartman Institute annual conferences showcase the scholarship of the Institute, bringing it to a wide audience.
The Annual Tu BiShvat Conference for a Jewish Democratic Israel convenes leading thinkers, activists, and policymakers in Israel to generate a discussion on pressing matters of social concern in Israeli society. Open to the public and attracting a diverse demographic of participants, the conference provides an intellectual foundation for a shift in consciousness about Israeli-Jewish civil society. Participants emerge with a clearer understanding of the deep Jewish roots of social justice and how they can and should be realized in modern day Israel. Click here for more information.
The Kogod Research Center for Applied Jewish Thought hosts two annual conferences - the International Theology Conference and the International Philosophy Conference. Each of these attracts dozens of invited scholars from around the world who come together at the Hartman Institute campus in Jerusalem for an intensive week of joint high-level study.
Believing that every religious tradition may be challenged and enriched by the doctrines of another, the annual International Theology Conference brings together leading Jewish, Christian, and Muslim theologians for a week tripartite dialogue and interreligious join study. Through an intimate, respectful, and rigorous academic encounter, participants engage in intensive textual study, sharing their beliefs, reflections, and dilemmas. Click here for more information.
The International Philosophy Conference attracts renowned thinkers from around the world for a week of intensive study and interdisciplinary exchange that confronts ethical and political issues through the prism of Jewish philosophy. Through this conference, the Institute creates a unique discourse that provides new directions for addressing contemporary challenges. Click here for more information.