Power, Politics, and Leading a Nation

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As Americans prepare to vote in the midterm elections, Yeshiva University faculty offer their insights into the questions, themes, and history that inform how we think about the dynamics of politics, peoplehood, law, and authority. We hope you enjoy this issue of YU Ideas examining “Power, Politics, and Leading a Nation.”

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Natural Law and Statecraft  Douglas Burgess, Associate Professor of History, Chair of the History Department

In Search of a Vibrant Orthodox Political Discourse  Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt, Adjunct Instructor of Journalism at Stern College for Women

Lincoln’s Religion  Rabbi Menachem Genack, Rosh Yeshiva, RIETS

Romans, Power, and Talmud  Dr. Richard Hidary, Associate Professor of Judaic Studies

Leadership and the Common Good  Dr. Matt Holbreich, Resident Scholar, Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought

The Organized States of America  Matthew Incantalupo, Assistant Professor in Yeshiva College’s Political Science Department

The Role of Government in Entrepreneurship in the United States  Dr. Sharon L. Poczter, Chair of the Strategy & Entrepreneurship Department, Associate Professor, Sy Syms School of Business