The author of Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel sits down to discuss, among other things, the impact America had on Meir.
Before becoming linked to the famous architect who was trying to escape it, the German word mies (rotten) made its way from Hebrew, to Yiddish, to a thieves’ argot called Rotwelsch.
An open letter to fellow students who want to write about Israel and anti-Semitism.
The author of a book about the way progressive politics have come to define Judaism for many Jews drops by the studio to talk about the politics of the Jewish world.
A wonderful new book recaptures their story and relates it to broader issues of Middle Eastern Jewish identity.
How a young man from a village in northeast India, convinced of his hidden Jewish roots, moved his family to Israel, became an Orthodox rabbi, and turned into a national hero.
The author of Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel joins us in the studio.
Anti-Zionist conspiracy theorists, look away!
At each point—1897, 1917, and 1947—one Jewish leader appeared, and showed greatness.
From academia to philanthropy to journalism, my experience with Jewish leadership has been by turns discouraging and inspiring.
How something as simple as a brief moment of reflection for schoolchildren could influence hearts and minds for the better.
If you did not leave Poland with the Soviets in June 1941, it is most inadvisable to do so now.
Socialism, so recently considered over and done with, is now back. What does it mean for the Jews?
A new book gives reason to reflect on the little-known story of the Jewish teenager who assassinated a German diplomat in 1938, an act that served as the pretext for Kristallnacht.