Yedidia Z. Stern

Prof. Yedidia Z. Stern is the Vice President of Research at The Israeli Democracy Institute, where he heads the Religion and State project and the Human Rights and Judaism project. He is also a full professor of law at Bar-Ilan University, where he served as the Dean of the Law Faculty.

Publications by Yedidia Z. Stern

Living with Normative Duality: The Values at the End of the Tunnel

Israeli society draws its values primarily from two civilizations: traditional Jewish culture and Western liberal culture. Therefore, many Israelis live in a cultural duality that sometimes expresses itself in a normative duality: halakhah and Israeli law are part of the primary and unconditional commitment of many Israelis. Read More »