About Alex

Alex Sinclair is a Jewish educational thinker, writer, practitioner, and program director.  Based in Israel, he is Director of Programs in Israel Education and an adjunct assistant professor in Jewish Education for The Jewish Theological Seminary.  He envisioned, created, and directed Kesher Hadash, the Davidson School of JTS's ground-breaking semester-in-Israel program. His main area of expertise is Israel Education, a subject on which he has published academic articles, written numerous op-eds, and lectured widely.  He is also a Tanakh Education Consultant for JTS’s Legacy Heritage Instructional Leadership Institute. In addition, he is Senior Advisor for International Development and English Language Content for Shaharit, an Israeli non-profit that works to bring diverse communities together to create a new kind of Israeli politics.

His first book, published in 2013, was titled Loving the Real Israel: An Educational Agenda for Liberal Zionism.  He holds an M.A. (Oxon) and M.St. from Balliol College, Oxford, and a Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  He lives with his wife and three children in Modi'in, Israel.

Alex can be contacted at dralexsinclair@gmail.com.