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Ofir Haivry

Ofir Haivry is vice president of the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem, distinguished senior fellow at the Edmund Burke Foundation, and author of John Selden and the Western Political Tradition (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
Articles by Ofir Haivry

American Restoration: Edmund Burke and the American Constitution

In mid-July 230 years ago, the people of England received a startling piece of news. They learned that on the previous day, July 14, 1789, a mob of angry Frenchmen had stormed the Bastille prison, thus toppling one of the prominent symbols of the Old Regime. It was now clear to all: the growing unrest…

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What Is Conservatism?

The year 2016 marked a dramatic change of political course for the English-speaking world, with Britain voting for independence from Europe and the United States electing a president promising a revived American nationalism. Critics see both events as representing a dangerous turn toward “illiberalism” and deplore the apparent departure from “liberal principles” or “liberal democracy,”…

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