Yoram Hazony is the founder and provost of the Shalem Center, where he is presently a Director of the Institute for Philosophy, Political Theory and Religion (PPR) and a Senior Fellow. Hazony is author of The Jewish State: The Struggle for Israel’s Soul (Basic Books and the New Republic, 2000) and The Dawn: Political Teachings of the Book of Esther (Shalem Press, 2000), and has written numerous Articles for newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, The New Republic, Commentary, and Ha’aretz.
Before establishing the Center in 1994, he was a member of the Jerusalem Post editorial staff and served as a member of the Israeli delegation to the Madrid Peace Conference. Hazony received his B.A. from Princeton University in East Asian Studies, and his Ph.D. from Rutgers University in Political Philosophy. He lives in Jerusalem with his wife Yael and nine children.
Author website: http://www.yoramhazony.org
Books in order of publication:
The Jewish State: The Struggle for Israel’s Soul – 2000
The Dawn: Political Teachings of the Book of Esther – 2000
The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture: An Introduction – 2012
God and Politics in Esther – 2015
The Virtue of Nationalism – 2018
Conservative Democracy – 2019
Enlightenment Lies: How the Cult of Freedom Failed Us and What Comes Next – 2021
The Revelation at Sinai: What Does “Torah from Heaven” Mean? – 2021
Conservatism: A Rediscovery – 2022