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Friday, February 12 • 10:30pm - 11:45pm
Israel as the Global Center of Human Rights: A lesser known Religious-Zionist Vision

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Rabbi Chaim Hirschensohn, 1857-1935, was an outstanding scholar of Jewish tradition and a founder of religious Zionism. At the heart of his life work stands his vision of Eretz Yisrael as a global center of human rights. In this session, Dr. Shaiya Rothberg will present Hirschensohn's vision of "Human Rights on the Temple Mount" and some of its Jewish sources.


Shaiya Rothberg

Shaiya Rothberg lives in Jerusalem with his wife and three sons and teaches Bible, Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah at the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem. He also directs the Yeshiva's Torah of Human Rights study track. Shaiya's doctoral research at Hebrew University explored Rabbi... Read More →

Friday February 12, 2016 10:30pm - 11:45pm EST