Tikvah Fund Accepts Applications for Spring, Summer Institutes

The Tikvah Fund now accepts applications for its Spring and Summer 2014 Advanced Institutes.

The Fund is an educational organization aiming to promote Jewish thought on the questions of human life, and the challenges that confront the Jewish people.

The seminars will run 1-3 weeks. Institute participants will receive a stipend that will cover living expenses in New York City during their time there, as well as their investment of time.

Among the faculty for the 2014 Institutes are Rabbi Meir Soloveichik of Congregation Shearith Israel, William Galston of the Brookings Institution, Start-up Nation author Dan Senor, and acclaimed novelist Dara Horn.

More after the jump.
Current offerings include:

  • Liberalism, Conservatism, and the Jews
  • The Israeli Economy: A Strategy for the Future
  • The Jewish Idea of God
  • War and Human Nature
  • The Future of the Family

The Fund is also accepting applications for its Summer Fellowship program. The program offers university students and young professionals an opportunity to spend two weeks in New York City learning Jewish thought, and debating issues affecting the Jewish future.

Each summer fellow will receive a $1,000 stipend. Travel support will be provided for international participants.


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