Neil Rogachevsky

Assistant Professor of Humanities

Neil Rogachevsky will be Assistant Professor of Humanities starting in Fall 2024. He previously taught at the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University. His research concerns constitutionalism, Israeli and American political thought, and Jewish history. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Mosaic, Jewish Review of Books, American Interest, Haaretz, American Affairs and other publications. With Doc Ziegler, he is the co-author of Israel’s Declaration of Independence: The History and Political Theory of the Nation’s Founding Moment (Cambridge University Press, 2022).

Current Project

Rogachevsky’s current book project is Constitution of Israel, a study of Israeli constitutional debates in 1948–1949. He is also preparing The Founding of Israel: Texts, Ideas, Debates for Cambridge University Press.


  • Ph.D. in Political Thought and Intellectual History, University of Cambridge, 2014
  • M.A. in Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2006
  • B.A. in Intellectual History (Great Distinction), McGill University, 2004

Publications - Books

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