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Podcast: Jonathan Schanzer on Israel's Weekend War against Islamic Jihad

Podcast: Jonathan Schanzer on Israel's Weekend War against Islamic Jihad

A Middle East expert joins us to explain how the conflict came about and why it was so different from Israel’s last operation against terrorists in Gaza.

Aug. 19 2022 12:01AM
Watch Yossi Klein Halevi Discuss His Movie "Kaddish"

Watch Yossi Klein Halevi Discuss His Movie "Kaddish"

The Israeli writer joined us last week to talk about growing up in the aftermath of the Holocaust, and the movie made about him and his father.

Aug. 16 2022 12:01AM
Israel Is Learning a Better Way to Deal with Gaza

Israel Is Learning a Better Way to Deal with Gaza

Israel’s actions in the recent Gaza flare-up show just how valuable self-correction can be. On every dimension, its performance was at least slightly improved.

Aug. 15 2022 12:01AM
Podcast: Yair Harel on Haim Louk's Masterful Jewish Music

Podcast: Yair Harel on Haim Louk's Masterful Jewish Music

A musical expert joins us to chat about one of the most important and unique figures in the world of Jewish music, and share some of his most captivating songs.

Aug. 12 2022 12:01AM
Is Yeshivish a New Jewish Language?

Is Yeshivish a New Jewish Language?

Some have claimed that the hybrid dialect is on its way to becoming a new Yiddish, as different from 21st-century English as Yiddish is from medieval German. Are they right?

Aug. 10 2022 12:01AM
Is the Writing on the Wall for America's Jews?

Is the Writing on the Wall for America's Jews?

Smiling at my visible distress, my neighbor said he was surprised: did I really not know what was going on to Jews around us? But it’s our responsibility to stay.

Aug. 8 2022 12:01AM
Podcast: Micah Goodman on Politics, Power, and Kingship in Deuteronomy

Podcast: Micah Goodman on Politics, Power, and Kingship in Deuteronomy

In a rebroadcast, the Israeli intellectual talks about his best-selling book on the revolutionary political ideas in the last speech of Moses.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Micah Goodman
Aug. 5 2022 12:01AM
Podcast: Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter on Why So Many Jewish Soldiers Are Buried Under Crosses, and What Can Be Done About It

Podcast: Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter on Why So Many Jewish Soldiers Are Buried Under Crosses, and What Can Be Done About It

The rabbi joins us to talk about Operation Benjamin, a project that helps to identify and place Star of David headstones on the graves of fallen Jewish soldiers.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Jacob J. Schachter
July 29 2022 12:01AM
Checking In on Thomas Friedman

Checking In on Thomas Friedman

When it comes to Israel, the longtime columnist, a bellwether for conventional American opinion on the Middle East, is stuck three decades in the past.

July 28 2022 12:01AM
The Jewish History Russia Is Trying to Destroy in Odessa

The Jewish History Russia Is Trying to Destroy in Odessa

One of the greatest Jewish historians on the clash of civilizations that played out within the psyches of young Odessan Jews.

July 27 2022 12:01AM
What Reactions to the Death of Shireen Abu Akleh Reveal

What Reactions to the Death of Shireen Abu Akleh Reveal

The belief that Israel has a policy of assassinating reporters has, explicitly or tacitly, now been accepted by much of the liberal world.

July 25 2022 12:01AM
Podcast: Robert Nicholson on the Changing Face of Evangelical Zionism

Podcast: Robert Nicholson on the Changing Face of Evangelical Zionism

Has Christian Zionism already peaked in the United States at the same time that it’s just beginning to pick up steam in Africa, Asia, and Latin America?

July 21 2022 12:01AM
Why Do Hebrew Speakers Pronounce the Same Word Multiple Ways?

Why Do Hebrew Speakers Pronounce the Same Word Multiple Ways?

The deultimization of the Hebrew language proceeds apace.

July 20 2022 12:01AM
What the Right Still Has To Learn From Ronald Reagan

What the Right Still Has To Learn From Ronald Reagan

A new history of the American right seeks from the first page to alert the reader to what it is not about: the 40th president. But in the end conservatives can’t escape Reagan—nor should they.

July 18 2022 12:01AM