Conversion

Iokobos and his funny Greek.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
June 10 2022 12:01AM

This week’s podcast guest uncovers the many layers to the biblical book that Jews traditionally read on the upcoming holiday of Shavuot.

Jon Levenson and Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic
June 3 2022 12:01AM

Stories from the Talmud and historical findings might shed light on an apparent Jewish population explosion in the post-biblical era.

Pinchas Landis
June 2 2022 12:01AM

A rare tale from the Cairo Genizah.

Henry Abramson
May 10 2022 12:01AM

Exploring “one of the youngest, most surprising Jewish communities in the world.”

Samanth Subramanian
May 4 2022 12:01AM

“Checklists are for driving licenses, not for religious courts.”

April 11 2022 12:01AM

An open letter from Orthodox rabbinic leaders.

Binyamin Blau, Mark Dratch, Leonard Matanky, Michael Taubes, Moishe Bane and Moshe Hauer
April 6 2022 12:01AM

“We are trying . . . to decentralize the power of the chief rabbinate.”

David Isaac
March 17 2022 12:01AM

When Leopold Weiss turned into Muhammad Asad.

Feb. 28 2022 12:01AM

True stories, literary retellings, and a religious response.

Rachel Manekin
Dec. 23 2021 12:01AM

Muriel Spark in Jerusalem.

Christopher Scalia
Sept. 17 2021 12:01AM

The German-Jewish poet embraced “the Great Aristophanes of Heaven.”

Neil Arditi
June 29 2021 12:01AM

Modern freedoms leave us wanting more. The author of our monthly essay joins us and a noted rabbi to talk about how conversion came to be an antidote to liberal restlessness.

June 1 2021 12:01AM