,A Founding Father

A Founding Father


Publication Date: January 2006

Publisher: Association for Jewish Studies; Association for Jewish Studies

Author(s): Alan Mittleman; Alan Mittleman

Research Area: Culture and religion; Education

Keywords: Academic Research; Judaic Studies; History; Church and State

Type: Report


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.