A Founding Father
Publication Date: January 2006
Series: AJS Perspectives: The Newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, Fall 2006, pp.8-9.
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Academic Research; Judaic Studies; History; Church and State
The author reviews the contribution of scholar Daniel J. Elazar to the field of Jewish political studies. The author explains some of Elazar's major ideas, including the comparison of American political structure to biblical and other Jewish political forms.