The foreign-policy expert joins us to explain how China seeks hard power and not just economic influence in the region.
A versatile fellow, this Cossack, identified simultaneously with Israel’s prime minister and his bitterest opponents! Who is he and who robbed him?
That’s the contention of a new book by a major historian of ancient Judaism. It deserves serious attention, but it also overstates its case.
There probably aren’t many interviews out there with State Department officials in which the topics of discussion include Genesis, Plato’s Republic, and the philosophy of John Locke.
Christian Renaissance paintings of the Temple are the visual record of a theology that had devastating consequences in the lives of Jews from antiquity to the Middle Ages and beyond.
Why do Christian depictions of the Jewish Temple look like the Dome of the Rock, the 7th-century Muslim structure built on that site?
It’s an enigma that’s vexed demographers for 40 years. The answer turns out not to be natural disasters or pandemics, or even economics, but something deeper: a decline in religion.
An ancient rabbinic dispute pitted eminent scholars against one another. The Taḥanun prayer is rooted in that story of public shame and private distress.
The author of our July essay joins us to talk about his ideas.
A brief history of an indifferent word.
Most American Jews no longer vote in a way that sets them apart from non-Jews. But a growing subsection stands out.
The Israeli general and security expert joins us to talk about what’s going on, who might be responsible, and how Iran might retaliate.
The don of liberal Zionism has come out against a two-state solution. His argument is delusional and messianic. But that’s not the real problem with it.
Two Israelis on a road trip venture to Arlington National Cemetery and encounter there the graves of brothers.