Jewish Ideas Daily, Mosaic’s predecessor publication, ran from late 2009 till spring 2013. It published original daily features of moderate length and daily Editors’ Picks of items of urgent Jewish concern from around the web. It also hosted a podcast about the weekly Torah portion.
Its archives can be found at: http://www.jewishideasdaily.com
Abba Hillel Silver, Man of the Zionist Hour
The forgotten story of the arrogant, overbearing egotist who, with one speech, united the American Jewish community behind the Zionist idea and helped secure the Jewish future.
By Allan Arkush
The Art of Halakhah
Why Jewish law is more a set of guidelines than of rules.
By Gil Student
Degenerate Art and the Jewish Grandmother
The story of the family behind the Nazi-era art trove.
By Walter Laqueur
Why I am filing for asylum in my own country, Sweden.
By Annika Hernroth-Rothstein
Intermarriage: Can Anything Be Done?
A half-century after the rate of intermarriage in the US began to skyrocket, the Jewish community appears to have resigned itself to the inevitable. But to declare defeat is preposterous.
by Jack Wertheimer