Podcast: Reflections for the Days of Awe

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Mount Azazel in Israel. Ruslan Kalnitsky/Shutterstock.

Mount Azazel in Israel. Ruslan Kalnitsky/Shutterstock.

Observation
Sept. 25 2020
About the authors

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

Tara Isabella Burton is the author of Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World. A contributing editor at American Purpose and a columnist for Religion News Service, she holds a doctorate in theology from Trinity College, Oxford.

David Bashevkin is the director of education for NCSY, the youth movement of the Orthodox Union, and an instructor at Yeshiva University, where he teaches courses on public policy, religious crisis, and rabbinic thought.

Christine Rosen is the managing editor of the Weekly Standard and the author of Preaching Eugenics (Oxford) and My Fundamentalist Education (Public Affairs). Her column, “Social Commentary,” appears every month in Commentary.

Meir Soloveichik is the rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel in New York and director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University.

Dovid Margolin is an associate editor at Chabad.org, where he writes on Jewish life around the world, with a particular interest in Russian Jewish history.


This Week’s Guests: Tara Isabella Burton, David Bashevkin, Christine Rosen, Meir Soloveichik, and Dovid Margolin

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