Judaism is founded on the human faith and divine promise that the world can be perfected.


Jewish Thought and the Modern World

This site is an online archive and tribute to the work of Rabbi Dr. Irving (Yitz) Greenberg. Rabbi Greenberg’s rich career encompasses his work as a renowned scholar, a beloved teacher, a developer of several institutions core to the life of the American Jewish community, a congregational rabbi, and an author. Browse hundreds of online resources spanning Rabbi Greenberg’s academic and institutional work, covering topics such as: post-Holocaust theology, Israel and Zionism, the Judaism and modernity, and Jewish-Christian dialogue.

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Israel: A Candid Conversation Amidst Crisis

Judaism as the Religion of Life: A New Look at the Jewish Narrative

J.J. Greenberg Institute for the Advancement of Jewish Life


The J.J. Greenberg Institute for the Advancement of Jewish Life (JJGI) is a division of Hadar dedicated to promoting the teachings and thought of Rabbi Yitz Greenberg. By developing and disseminating his ideas, JJGI seeks to sustain a vision of Jewish life that is fully integrated into postmodern culture.


Reflections on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

In its impact, International Holocaust Remembrance Day is a 10 for the Jews. The spread of the day itself is an important marker of the remarkable transformation in the status of the Holocaust and the growth of the recognition that it is a catastrophic event of importance for all of humanity. Right after the war,…

In Praise

by Aryeh Rubin