Yoram Hazony is an Israeli philosopher and Bible scholar. He is the award-winning author of The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture (2012) and The Jewish State: The Struggle for Israel’s Soul (2000). He has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall St. Journal, and on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and is currently filming “The Story of God With Morgan Freeman” for National Geographic. He is President of the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem. Subscribe to receive his essays at www.jerusalemletters.com.