They are an internationally recognized jurist, a former security advisor to the prime minister, an acclaimed novelist, Israel Prize winners, and celebrated scholars.

At Shalem, they’re teachers.

Shalem faculty engage with students every day, both inside and outside of the classroom. They are scholars, teachers, advisors, and models of the character Shalem aims to cultivate among its students: ethical, tolerant of different opinions, open to new ways of thinking, and committed to life-long learning. They also seek to bridge the gap between theory and practice, and academia and the world beyond.

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“We need to invite students to be partners in the experience of reading and struggling with material, and to encourage them to find their own, meaningful points of connection to the texts.”

Hear Dr. Ido Hevroni explain the principles behind Shalem’s pedagogical approach, and how it works to create leaders for a Jewish and democratic state.

The Arthur Fried Fellows

The Arthur Fried Fellowship invites exceptional doctoral students into Shalem’s intellectual community, where they study the college’s unique approach to pedagogy while completing their theses.

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