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Hartman board members and Giving Society donors on Solidarity Mission to Israel

A group of 20 Hartman board members and Giving Society donors spent 4 days on a unique solidarity mission where they volunteered alongside Hartman high school and Hevruta students, visited with displaced families with our Rabbanut Israelit, met with hostage families, and studied with key Hardman leadership to understand this moment in history.

New virtual learning series will explore Ethics of War

In a 3-part series on Ethics of War, Idit Shafran Gittleman, Shlomo Brody, and Yitzhak Benbaji, three leading Israeli thinkers in the field of ethics of war, explore this dynamic debate through traditional Jewish sources, moral philosophy, and law. Register >

Shalom Hartman Institute marks ‘shloshim’

To mark the traditional 30 day shloshim mourning period after the October 7 massacre, the Shalom Hartman Institute produced a short tekkes (ceremony), with a special version specifically for the Hartman High Schools. The ceremony was translated into English for use in the North American Jewish community.

For Heaven’s Sake podcast #1

The For Heaven’s Sake podcast special series, Israel at War, reached the #1 spot in Judaism podcasts in North America.

Hartman launches new blog, Notes for the Field

Drawing on collective Jewish wisdom and the personal experiences of Hartman’s network of North American and Israeli research fellows, faculty, rabbis, and Jewish communal professionals, Notes for the Field offers guidance, inspiration, and support for navigating the challenges facing the Jewish people today. Read more >

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The End of Policy Substance in Israel Politics