About the author:
Eric Cohen is executive director of the Tikvah Fund.
He is the author of In the Shadow of Progress: Being Human in the Age of Technology
(2008), editor-at-large of the New Atlantis
, and a contributor to numerous publications.
Ruth R. Wisse is a research professor at Harvard and a distinguished senior fellow at the Tikvah Fund. Her most recent book is No Joke: Making Jewish Humor
(2013, paperback 2015).
Martin Kramer teaches Middle Eastern history and served as founding president at Shalem College in Jerusalem, and is the Koret distinguished fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
Hillel Halkin’s books include Yehuda Halevi
, Across the Sabbath River
, Melisande: What are Dreams?
(a novel), Jabotinsky: A Life
(2014), and, most recently, After One-Hundred-and-Twenty
Meir Soloveichik is the rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel in New York and director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University.