The Tikvah Center for Law & Jewish Civilization

The Tenth Annual Caroline and Joseph S. Gruss Lecture, Law and the Political Culture of Israel, was presented by Professor Menachem Mautner, Danielle Rubinstein Professor of Comparative Civil Law and Jurisprudence, Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University . A brief panel discussion with Professor Read More

Moshe Idel

Moshe Idel is Max Cooper Professor in Jewish Thought, Department of Jewish Thought at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and Senior Researcher at the Shalom Hartman Institute. Born in 1947 in Romania, he arrived in 1963 to Israel and has lectured since Read More

Interview with Roger Hertog

PROFESSOR JOSEPH WEILER:  Let’s start with Zalman Bernstein, whose wealth is part of the Tikvah fund.  Where did he go to school?  What kind of family life did he have? ROGER HERTOG:  Zalman Bernstein went to Townsend Harris High School, Read More

Application Process

Applications may be filed commencing September 15th until January 4th. We reccomend that you look through the Application Instructions thoroughly before submitting your application.  

Scholarships and Tuition

A limited number of full and partial scholarships to cover or partially cover the cost of tuition will be offered on a merit basis for those applying to take the degree on a full-time basis. It is not expected that Read More


Foundational courses will be taught by the regular faculty at NYU School of Law and the Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University’s Graduate School of Arts and Science. Specialized courses will be designed and taught by Read More

Academic Content

The degree program will be composed of the following elements: Foundational Courses in Law and Judaism. These will be selected from a broad menu of courses offered as part of the normal curriculum at both NYU School of Law and the Read More