A weekly podcast, produced in partnership with the Tikvah Fund, offering up the best thinking on Jewish thought and culture.
Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox look much different from the way they appeared fifty years ago. In part two of our conversation, we look at what’s changed.
The renowned expert on Yiddish literature stops by to talk everything Tevye, Fiddler, Sholem Aleichem, and more.
The eminent historian of American Jewish life stops by to talk about the findings in his latest book The New American Judaism: How Jews Practice Their Religion Today.
The expert on constitutional and international law tells us why the specter of “legal” warfare against Israel may not be as grievous as some worry.
The leading ultra-Orthodox intellectual joins us to explain the key conflicts surrounding the place of his community within Israeli society.
The nationally syndicated columnist joins us for a discussion about contemporary sexual mores and family life.
The noted author swings by to talk about the perils and the promises of human mortality.
The author of the recent Mosaic essay drops by to draw a picture of a now-vanished world of flamethrowers, washed-up ideologues, and true believers.
The Middle East analyst stops by to talk about his recent blockbuster essay in Mosaic.
The son of the late columnist discusses his father’s thinking about Israel, faith, and Jewish ideas, and summons memories of shared Jewish life at home.
The inside story behind Israel’s bold 2007 decision to stop Syria from becoming a nuclear-armed state.
What this intrepid journalist learned from the pious Jews of Djerba, what it’s like to pray in a synagogue with Tehran’s remaining Jewish community, and more.
The author of “The Wreck of the Jewish Museum” joins us in the studio to expand on his ideas.
The author of Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel sits down to discuss, among other things, the impact America had on Meir.
The author of a book about the way progressive politics have come to define Judaism for many Jews drops by the studio to talk about the politics of the Jewish world.
The author of Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel joins us in the studio.
How something as simple as a brief moment of reflection for schoolchildren could influence hearts and minds for the better.
When he learned just how much power the likes of Richard Dawkins had amassed, the writer Scott Shay decided to fight back.
The eminent bible scholar and author of the essay “Was There an Exodus?” joins us in the studio.
The scholar and commentator drops by the studio to illuminate what the divide is about, what it’s not about, and what it all means.
The author of Mosaic’s March 2019 essay stops by the studio to discuss and debate his argument about immigration.
America’s newly-appointed envoy stops by to talk about his plans for his office.
A Lubavitcher adoptive mother, and a passionate advocate of adoption within the Orthodox community, explains the unique challenges she faced while pursuing her goal.
The noted legal expert explains why anti-BDS laws are not only permissible but also just.
A leading American rabbi speaks frankly about the future of his own movement and other matters of pressing Jewish concern.
Mosaic’s key foreign-policy analyst elaborates on his latest big essay.
“Money is the jealous god of Israel, in the face of which no other god may exist.”
The first episode of our new podcast, produced in conjunction with the Tikvah Fund, is here. Listen now!