Yechiel Leiter

Yechiel Leiter is a member of the Law Faculty at the Kiryat Ono Academic Center. He has authored three books and numerous articles on Zionism and Israel, and lectures extensively to diverse audiences on political theory, Jewish philosophy, Zionism, and current affairs. He holds an undergraduate degree in Law, a BA in Political Science, an MA in International Relations, and a PhD in political philosophy from the University of Haifa. His doctoral dissertation addressed the influence of the Hebrew Bible on John Locke’s theory of consent. Leiter served in the past in a number of senior government positions, including as Deputy Director General of Israel’s Ministry of Education and as Chief of Staff to Benjamin Netanyahu in the Ministry of Finance.