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Who Is Pierre Manent?

Who Is Pierre Manent?

One of the world’s greatest living political philosophers reflects on his intellectual formation, and how he sees Europe, Israel, and America today.

Dec. 15 2022 12:41AM
The Thawing of Israel's Relationship with India

The Thawing of Israel's Relationship with India

India once stood out for its frosty attitude toward the Jewish state. But lately there’s been a fascinating turnaround that’s both pragmatic and ideological.

Dec. 12 2022 12:01AM
Podcast: Maxim D. Shrayer on the Moral Obligations and Dilemmas of Russia's Jewish Leaders

Podcast: Maxim D. Shrayer on the Moral Obligations and Dilemmas of Russia's Jewish Leaders

A professor of Russian and Jewish studies joins us to talk about the tenuous situation of Russian Jews and their leaders.

Dec. 9 2022 12:01AM
What Color Is Biblical Blue?

What Color Is Biblical Blue?

A hue like the sea, the sky, grass, and trees, available for $14.90 per gram at Amazon.

Dec. 8 2022 12:01AM
Podcast: Ryan Anderson on Why His Think Tank Focuses on Culture and Not Just Politics

Podcast: Ryan Anderson on Why His Think Tank Focuses on Culture and Not Just Politics

The new leader of an important Washington think tank feels that cultural renewal is just as important as policy reform. Why does he think that and how does he intend to accomplish it?

Ryan Anderson and Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic
Dec. 2 2022 12:01AM
When Did Judaism Begin?

When Did Judaism Begin?

A new book called The Origins of Judaism places the momentous occurrence much later in time than that proposed by most scholars. Is it right?

Nov. 28 2022 12:01AM
Did a 15th-Century Jew Beat Gutenberg to the Printing Press?

Did a 15th-Century Jew Beat Gutenberg to the Printing Press?

A newly released academic study hints as much.

Nov. 23 2022 12:01AM
In Israel and America, Haredi Jews Are Starting To Vote Like Everyone Else

In Israel and America, Haredi Jews Are Starting To Vote Like Everyone Else

Ultra-Orthodox Jews no longer vote in blocs and are now enthusiastic participants in national ideological movements. They may rue the change.

Nov. 21 2022 12:01AM
Podcast: Simcha Rothman on Reforming Israel’s Justice System

Podcast: Simcha Rothman on Reforming Israel’s Justice System

The member of Knesset and architect of the effort to reform Israel’s judiciary speaks about the issue.

Nov. 18 2022 12:01AM
The Mythography of Tel Aviv

The Mythography of Tel Aviv

Shared myths reveal something elemental about the people who sustain them. A scholar of cultural memory describes the layers of myth that illuminate Israel’s quintessentially modern city.

Nov. 17 2022 12:01AM
The Asian American Challenge to Affirmative Action—and to American Jews

The Asian American Challenge to Affirmative Action—and to American Jews

Why haven’t more American Jews joined the many Asian-American students and their parents protesting a policy reminiscent of the 1920s?

Nov. 14 2022 12:01AM
Podcast: Michael Doran on Iran's Growing Military Dominance in the Middle East

Podcast: Michael Doran on Iran's Growing Military Dominance in the Middle East

The foreign-policy analyst joins us to talk about his recent essay “Overmatch.”

Nov. 11 2022 1:33AM
Was There an Ancient Superlanguage Called Nostratic?

Was There an Ancient Superlanguage Called Nostratic?

And could the story of the Tower of Babel actually reflect a dim folk-memory of its breakup?

Nov. 9 2022 12:01AM
Podcast: Scott Shay on How BDS Crept Into the Investment World, and How It Was Kicked Out

Podcast: Scott Shay on How BDS Crept Into the Investment World, and How It Was Kicked Out

Until recently, campus BDS resolutions were being used to penalize companies doing business in or with Israel. This week’s podcast guest explains how he helped put a stop to it.

Nov. 4 2022 12:01AM