Irving Kristol

A closer look at the movement’s birth.

Theodore Kupfer
Dec. 6 2022 12:01AM

The editor and writer joins us to talk about a figure whose watchwords were the very opposite of America’s present utopian fever.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Matthew Continetti
July 10 2020 12:01AM

The superiority of the rabbinic mode.

Matthew Continetti
Oct. 23 2019 12:01AM

A manifesto for Jewish conservatism.

Eric Cohen and Aylana Meisel
April 19 2017 12:01AM

The rabbinic vs. the prophetic.

Matthew Continetti
March 6 2017 12:01AM

Irving Kristol, the so-called godfather of neoconservatism, is best known today for his political thought; but he was also deeply preoccupied with questions of religion.. . .

Tom Wilson
March 3 2015 12:01AM

William Kristol, the editor of the Weekly Standard and a leading American intellectual, talks to a group of young Israelis about his Jewish upbringing, his. . .

William Kristol
Jan. 9 2015 12:01AM

American Jews are “secure” but lack “self-confidence.” So Irving Kristol wrote in 1991. Right then; right now?

Oct. 1 2014 4:57PM

In Kristol’s only published work of fiction, a guilt-ridden GI confronts an aggressive young Holocaust survivor.

Sept. 30 2014 8:00AM

A handful of Jews played key roles in helping William F. Buckley, Jr. found modern American conservatism. What set them apart from the mainstream of their coreligionists?

Sept. 30 2014 12:01AM

My late husband’s political views are well-known. His Jewish ones, less so. But they are at the root of everything.

Sept. 29 2014 6:00PM

At work in the richly varied oeuvre of the late public intellectual is a penetrating theological-political insight into the nature of human experience.

Matthew Continetti
June 24 2014 12:01AM

In identifying the roots of neoconservatism in a turn against the 1960s Left, historians miss prior decades of intellectual evolution and the influence of an. . .

Jonathan Bronitsky
Jan. 3 2014 12:00AM