The author of A Time to Build joins us to talk about why institutions matter and what communities of faith can do to contribute to American renewal.
Why the felt need to excise profanity from the Bible is fundamentally inane.
A visit with an imam and a rabbi who together are attempting the impossible in Sweden’s most notoriously anti-Semitic city.
Moses inaugurated Jewish national independence. The prophet Jeremiah comes to oversee its collapse.
As the nation gears up for its third election in a year, the time may have come to consider a different way of voting.
Bruriah is the only female cited repeatedly as a religious authority, and rarely shown in the roles the Talmud generally associates with women. Who was she?
Over 100,000 American children in foster care are waiting to be adopted. Orthodox and ultra-Orthodox Jews can help.
The intellectual and editor of National Affairs joins us to discuss Himmelfarb and the moral and political virtues she deemed necessary for a healthy democratic society.
For a word that is, in terms of its linguistic history, a relatively recent one, ghetto’s origins have been an unusual source of contention and uncertainty.
Caught in the middle of Russia’s hybrid war on their country, they need serious help—and nobody is listening.
In 2019, some 40 different guests joined our podcast. Now it’s time to take stock in ten of the most interesting and provocative nuggets of conversation that we recorded last year.
By a number of measures Israeli sensibilities have always been fairly conservative, but conservatism as an ideology was long frowned upon—until recently. What’s next?
The historian and foreign-policy expert joins us to talk about strains between friends and how to overcome them.
The figure of the great fairy king in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is descended from Judah Maccabee.