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.
Not packaged, not square, not oven-baked: that’s what it wasn’t. But what it was and where the name for it comes from is still something of a mystery.
A few months ago, I was approached with a request to become involved in a then-secret mission: to examine one of the very few high-medieval Haggadahs still in private hands.
When he learned just how much power the likes of Richard Dawkins had amassed, the writer Scott Shay decided to fight back.
A posthumous collection edited by his son Daniel clarifies the great columnist’s legacy to American, and to Jewish, discourse.
The eminent bible scholar and author of the essay “Was There an Exodus?” joins us in the studio.