Hazony has written for the New Republic, CNN.com, The Forward, Commentary, Moment, the Jerusalem Post, the Jewish Chronicle, the New York Sun, and Jewish Ideas Daily. He is a regular contributor to Contentions, the weblog of Commentary Magazine. Until 2007, he was a fellow at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, founded by his older brother Yoram Hazony. In 2004-2007, he served as editor in chief of Azure, its quarterly.
Hazony has studied at Columbia University, received a B.A. and M.A. from Yeshiva University, and completed his Ph.D. at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is a Contributing Editor at The Forward, where he has recently published a controversial series of essays about the growing distance between American Jews and Israelis.
Hazony is an expert on the Jewish philosopher Eliezer Berkovits.
- The Ten Commandments: How Our Most Ancient Moral Text Can Renew Modern Life (Scribner, September 2010), a finalist for the 2010 National Jewish Book Award.
- Edited Eliezer Berkovits, Essential Essays on Judaism (Shalem Press, 2002); Eliezer Berkovits, God, Man, and History (Shalem Press, 2004); and (together with Michael B. Oren and Yoram Hazony, eds.), New Essays on Zionism (Shalem Press, 2007).
- Translated Emuna Elon's novel, If You Awaken Love (Toby, 2007), a finalist for the 2007 National Jewish Book Award.
- The Tower Magazine
- "Virtually Normal," The New Republic, June 11, 2008.
- "Are the Ten Commandments Still Relevant?" December 14, 2010.
- David Hazony's articles in The Forward.
- David Hazony's posts on Contentions, the weblog of Commentary Magazine.
- "Welcome to Fire-Extinguisher Judaism," Moment, May/June 2010.
- David Hazony's writings at Jewish Ideas Daily.