Dr. Hillel Ben Sasson

Senior Research Fellow

Dr. Hillel Ben Sasson is the founder and director of IDEA: The Center for Liberal Democracy.  

Hillel received his PhD in Jewish theology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2013. He publishes public and scholarly essays on classical Jewish theology as well as on Israeli politics and political theology. His first book was recently published at Magness Press (Hebrew) and Palgrave Macmillan (English). In recent years, Hillel served as head of Misholim, an honors program for political and civic education at Oranim Teachers’ College. He also works as a content advisor for the Israeli President’s Bureau. From 2012 until 2015, following a period of grassroots political activism, Hillel joined Molad: The Center for the Renewal of Israeli Democracy, where he served as Director of Programs.

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