Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic

A weekly podcast, produced in partnership with the Tikvah Fund, offering up the best thinking on Jewish thought and culture.

Podcast: Yaakov Katz on Israel's "Shadow Strike" against a Syrian Nuclear Reactor

The inside story behind Israel’s bold 2007 decision to stop Syria from becoming a nuclear-armed state.

June 13 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Annika Hernroth-Rothstein On Her Travels to the Most Far-Flung Jewish Communities

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.

June 6 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Menachem Wecker Talks about His Essay on the Problems of the Jewish Museum

The author of “The Wreck of the Jewish Museum” joins us in the studio to expand on his ideas.

May 30 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Francine Klagsbrun on Golda Meir

The author of LionessGolda Meir and the Nation of Israel sits down to discuss, among other things, the impact America had on Meir.

May 23 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Jonathan Neumann on Jewish Politics Left and Right

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.

May 16 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Dovid Margolin on the Rebbe’s Campaign for a Moment of Silence

How something as simple as a brief moment of reflection for schoolchildren could influence hearts and minds for the better.

May 2 2019 1:42AM

Podcast: Scott Shay Pushes Back against the New Atheists

When he learned just how much power the likes of Richard Dawkins had amassed, the writer Scott Shay decided to fight back.

April 18 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Joshua Berman on Evidence for the Exodus

The eminent bible scholar and author of the essay “Was There an Exodus?” joins us in the studio.

April 11 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Daniel Gordis on the Rift between American and Israeli Jews

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.

April 4 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Nicholas Gallagher on Jewish History and America’s Immigration Debate

The author of Mosaic’s March 2019 essay stops by the studio to discuss and debate his argument about immigration.

March 28 2019 1:57PM

Podcast: Special Envoy Elan Carr on How He Fights Anti-Semitism Across the Globe

America’s newly-appointed envoy stops by to talk about his plans for his office.

March 21 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Malka Groden on Adoption Within the Orthodox Community

A Lubavitcher adoptive mother, and a passionate advocate of adoption within the Orthodox community, explains the unique challenges she faced while pursuing her goal.

March 14 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Eugene Kontorovich on the Legalities and Controversies of Anti-BDS Law

The noted legal expert explains why anti-BDS laws are not only permissible but also just.

March 7 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: David Wolpe on the Survival of Non-Orthodox Judaism

A leading American rabbi speaks frankly about the future of his own movement and other matters of pressing Jewish concern.

Feb. 28 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Michael Doran on Keeping Our Eye on the Ball in the Middle East

Mosaic’s key foreign-policy analyst elaborates on his latest big essay.

Feb. 21 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Jonah Goldberg on Marx's Anti-Semitism

“Money is the jealous god of Israel, in the face of which no other god may exist.”

Feb. 14 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Ambassador Danny Danon on Life and Work at the UN

The first episode of our new podcast, produced in conjunction with the Tikvah Fund, is here. Listen now!

Feb. 7 2019 12:01AM