Micah Goodman

Micah Goodman is a leading voice in Israel and North America on Zionism, Judaism, the Bible and a wide variety of issues facing Israel and contemporary world Jewry. A celebrated thinker and teacher, he is the author of four Israeli bestsellers on canonical Jewish texts and contemporary Israel: Moses’s Final Speech, The Dream of the Kuzari, The Secrets of the Guide for the Perplexed and Catch 67.

Dr. Goodman directs the Beit Midrash Yisraeli – Ein Prat, a nonprofit that works to fulfill Israel’s promise by inspiring thousands of young adults from across the religious spectrum through Jewish-Zionist education and leadership training.

He has a doctorate from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he lectures on Jewish thought and serves as a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.

May 20, 2019 – “The State of Israel: After Stormy Elections and Before an Unknown Future”

December 2, 2018 – “The Tribes of Israel”

December 3, 2017 – “Zionism Part Two – Israel’s Next 70 Years”

November 22, 2015 – “Tradition and Modernity – New Perspectives”

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May 13, 2015 – “Is God a Threat to Religion?”

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May 14, 2015 – “Israel Today”

December 14, 2014 – “Moses and the Challenges of Success”

March 11, 2014 – “Sharon and Bibi: Windows Into Modern Israel”

November 11, 2012 – Micah taught our leadership team at a Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) session


“Lessons in Leadership from Ein Prat”

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“Monotheism and Power”

March 18, 2012 – “The Rise and Fall of King David”

January 18, 2010 – Community-wide Teaching on “The Dilemma of Job”

*Note: Due to technical difficulty, the first 7 minutes of this lecture are not available.

January 19, 2010 – “Introduction to Biblical Leadership”