Tevi Troy is a presidential historian and former White House aide. In 2001, he served as the first director of the Office of Faith-Based Initiatives at the Department of Labor. His latest book is Fight House: Rivalries in the White House from Truman to Trump.
The D.C. veteran joins us to talk about what the government can do to fight anti-Semitism, and what, despite good intentions, it can’t.
Religious organizations need a voice inside the federal government. Is the twenty-year-old office still up to the task?
The historian brothers join us to talk about their Jewish upbringing, and the different paths they took away from the Conservative Judaism of their parents.
As a new Israeli ambassador to the U.S. prepares to assume his duties, we look back at his predecessors and the evolving political environment they had to navigate.
A new online course illuminates how Jewish teachings, combined with the age’s best Enlightenment sensibilities, helped to create and to guide the young republic.
Daily prayer breaks, the proper observance of Shabbat, and other practices focus minds against the lure of smartphones.