One of the world’s greatest living political philosophers reflects on his intellectual formation, and how he sees Europe, Israel, and America today.
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.
A professor of Russian and Jewish studies joins us to talk about the tenuous situation of Russian Jews and their leaders.
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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?
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?
A newly released academic study hints as much.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews no longer vote in blocs and are now enthusiastic participants in national ideological movements. They may rue the change.
The member of Knesset and architect of the effort to reform Israel’s judiciary speaks about the issue.
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.
Why haven’t more American Jews joined the many Asian-American students and their parents protesting a policy reminiscent of the 1920s?
The foreign-policy analyst joins us to talk about his recent essay “Overmatch.”
And could the story of the Tower of Babel actually reflect a dim folk-memory of its breakup?
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.