Judaism, the State, and Limited Government

Day 2
Session 4
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5:05 PM

Does the idea of limited government find its roots in the Jewish tradition? What does the Bible teach about the nature and scope of the state? What is rabbis’ attitude toward political authority? And what, if anything, do the answers mean for the modern State of Israel and for the political participation of Jews in America and other Western democracies?

 

Recommended Readings are written in the handout below. 

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Course Year:

2019

Instructor

Daniel Mark, Ph.D.

Immediate Past Chairman
U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
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