Hebrew’s role in Western political thought

21.02.2011                     17.Adar l, 5771

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Hebrew's role in Western political thought

Exclusive Video: Meirav Jones explains how Hebrew writing, Jewish thought played a critical role at the dawn of Modernity.

Indeed, there is a bridge between the Jewish state and a Western state which exists in the genetic make up of the two state's roots. When analyzing the dawn of Modernity, we come across Jewish ideas and Hebrew sources.  Through examples and texts of the leading philosophers and writers of the 17th century, such as Thomas Hobbes and John Selden, Meirav Jones, a philosphy scholar and the head of Shalem Center's Project on Jewish Ideas in the West, sits down with Leadel and explains the thinking behind those who wrote the book on modern society….