• Dean of the faculty at Shalem College, professor emeritus in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, and scholar emeritus at the American Enterprise Institute. Winner of the 2023 Herzl Prize, Tikvah's highest honor.

  • William Barr served as the 77th and the 85th attorney general of the United States.

  • Paul Clement served as the 43rd solicitor general of the United States.

  • Larry P. Arnn is the twelfth president of Hillsdale College.

  • Award-winning professor of Yiddish literature, author on Jewish history and culture, and distinguished senior fellow at Tikvah.

  • Editor-in-chief of Tablet Magazine.

  • Chairman of Tikvah, chairman of the Vandenberg Coalition, and senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Former U.S. Special Representative for Iran and Venezuela.

  • Entrepreneur, lawyer, noted advocate for criminal justice reform, and founding supporter of Tikvah's Millstone Scholars program for 7th and 8th grade students.

  • Co-chief executive officer of Standard Industries and founding supporter of Tikvah's Millstone Scholars program for 7th and 8th grade students.

  • Robert P. George is McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions. He has served as chairman of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), and before that on the President’s Council on Bioethics and as a presidential appointee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights. He has also served as the U.S. member of UNESCO’s World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST). He is a former Judicial Fellow at the Supreme Court of the United States, where he received the Justice Tom C. Clark Award. A graduate of Swarthmore College, he holds J.D. and M.T.S. degrees from Harvard University and the degrees of D.Phil., B.C.L., D.C.L., and D.Litt. from Oxford University. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard Law School and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

  • Host of the “Call Me Back” podcast and co-author of bestseller Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle. Co-founder and a member of the board of directors of the Foreign Policy Initiative. Former advisor to Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, and the administration of George W. Bush.

  • Senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, columnist for Commentary, fellow at the University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, and senior editor at the New Atlantis.

  • Senior director of Tikvah Ideas, Warren R. Stern Senior Fellow of Jewish Civilization, editor of Mosaic, and host of the Tikvah Podcast.

  • Senior fellow at Tikvah, director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University, senior rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel in New York City, and a writer on theology, ethics, and Jewish-Christian relations.

  • Co-chairman of the Jewish Leadership Conference and CEO of Tikvah.

  • Michael Doran is a senior fellow and director of the Center for Peace and Security in the Middle East at Hudson Institute. He specializes in Middle East security issues and co-hosts the Counterbalance podcast. He served as senior director of National Security Council under President George W. Bush.

  • Caroline Bryk is executive director of Tikvah's Jewish Parents Forum.

  • IDF Major General (ret.) Yaakov Amidror is a Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy distinguished fellow. General Amidror was formerly the national security advisor to the prime minister of Israel, as well as the head of Israel's National Security Council from 2011-2013. During his 36-year career in the IDF, Maj. Gen. Amidror served as commander of IDF military colleges, military secretary for the minister of defense, director of the Intelligence Analysis Division, and as intelligence officer for the Northern Command. Maj. Gen. Amidror received a master’s degree in political science from the University of Haifa, and has authored several books on intelligence and military strategy, including Winning Counterinsurgency War: The Israeli Experience.

  • Columnist at the New York Sun and co-founder of the Jewish Parents Forum.

  • Rabbi Hershel Lutch is the chief financial and operating officer of Tikvah, where he helps direct Tikvah’s strategic planning, development, and program management initiatives. Before coming to Tikvah, Rabbi Lutch served as COO (North America) of Aish HaTorah, where he managed Aish’s dramatic growth into a $65 million organization, engaging over 700,000 participants each year. Rabbi Lutch is an international leader in Jewish education and outreach and serves on several civic and Jewish nonprofit boards. He also has an active interest in government advocacy: he has served as a guest chaplain in the US House of Representatives, testified before legislative committees, and led missions to Israel with members of Congress. Rabbi Lutch earned his MBA and MS in Nonprofit Management (MSM) from the University of Maryland and his semicha (rabbinic ordination) from the Chief Rabbinate of Jerusalem.


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