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Podcast: Mona Charen on  Sex, Love, and What Feminism Gets Right—and Wrong

Podcast: Mona Charen on Sex, Love, and What Feminism Gets Right—and Wrong

The nationally syndicated columnist joins us for a discussion about contemporary sexual mores and family life.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Mona Charen
July 19 2019 12:01AM
Tintoretto and His Jewish Neighbors

Tintoretto and His Jewish Neighbors

Art historians have almost completely ignored the many connections between the great Old Master and the Jews of Venice. Is there more to be said?

July 17 2019 12:01AM
What Are Those Floating Dots Doing in My Hebrew Bible?

What Are Those Floating Dots Doing in My Hebrew Bible?

Amid the familiar clutter of vowels and cantillation marks, a few strange dots appear. They have no obvious function, and yet they go back thousands of years. Their purpose is . . .

July 12 2019 12:01AM
Podcast: Dara Horn on Eternal Life (and "Eternal Life")

Podcast: Dara Horn on Eternal Life (and "Eternal Life")

The noted author swings by to talk about the perils and the promises of human mortality.

July 11 2019 12:01AM
After Seventy Years, Israeli Judaism Is Settling In and Getting Comfortable

After Seventy Years, Israeli Judaism Is Settling In and Getting Comfortable

The famous “new Jew” of Zionist lore is finally here: a dynamic blend of modern and traditionalist, nationalist and cosmopolitan. So an ambitious new book argues.

July 10 2019 12:01AM
Podcast: David Evanier Talks about the World of the American Jewish Communists

Podcast: David Evanier Talks about the World of the American Jewish Communists

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.

July 5 2019 12:01AM
The Hollywood Legend Who Mobilized the English Language on Behalf of the Jews of Europe and Israel

The Hollywood Legend Who Mobilized the English Language on Behalf of the Jews of Europe and Israel

Ben Hecht invented the gangster movie. He also prodded Roosevelt into saving thousands of Jews from the Nazis, and marshaled reluctant American Jews into becoming Zionists.

July 3 2019 12:01AM
What's Behind the Resurgence in French Anti-Semitism

What's Behind the Resurgence in French Anti-Semitism

A new book forthrightly stares the various brands of French anti-Semitism in the face. Whether the author succeeds in placing them in their proper context is another question.

July 1 2019 12:01AM
Podcast: Michael Doran on America’s Standoff with Iran

Podcast: Michael Doran on America’s Standoff with Iran

The Middle East analyst stops by to talk about his recent blockbuster essay in Mosaic.

June 27 2019 12:01AM
What Iran Is Really Up To

What Iran Is Really Up To

Desperate to preserve the nuclear deal, Iran with the help of its Western friends is creating just enough turmoil to make America, and not it, appear eager for war.

June 24 2019 12:01AM
Podcast: Daniel Krauthammer on His Father’s Jewish Legacy

Podcast: Daniel Krauthammer on His Father’s Jewish Legacy

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.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Daniel Krauthammer
June 20 2019 12:25AM
This Word Goes Back 4,000 Years and Spans Over a Dozen Languages

This Word Goes Back 4,000 Years and Spans Over a Dozen Languages

Variations of Hebrew’s misken, meaning “poor” or “unfortunate,” can be found from Italian to Swahili to Tagalog and far beyond.

June 19 2019 12:01AM
Podcast: Yaakov Katz on Israel's "Shadow Strike" against a Syrian Nuclear Reactor

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.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Yaakov Katz
June 13 2019 12:01AM
Filthy Lucre: A Look at the History of Jews and Money

Filthy Lucre: A Look at the History of Jews and Money

An exhibit at the Jewish Museum London showcases the old, vicious stereotype with the aim of debunking it. But does it succeed?

June 12 2019 12:01AM