A rabbi and Bible scholar joins us to talk about his trips to biblical Egypt, and about the role of Egypt in the Jewish imagination.
For the first time, a whole sentence in ancient Canaanite has been found. Only six words long, it brings us many words closer to the age of the Patriarchs.
As 2022 comes to a close, we’re looking back at some of our favorite stories that we published this year. Today, we focus on the Middle East, on the arts, and on Jewish history and ideas.
A professor of Russian and Jewish studies joins us to talk about the tenuous situation of Russian Jews and their leaders.
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?
The war and the danger to European Jewry brought with them a fervor that Jewish activists could only wish for these days.
A newly released academic study hints as much.
And could the story of the Tower of Babel actually reflect a dim folk-memory of its breakup?
A conversation about how small magazines develop and publish big Jewish ideas.