Jewish studies

The author of our monthly essay and a Jewish studies professor will discuss how Jewish studies has lost its way, and whether it can recover.

May 23 2024 2:36PM

As America’s universities catch fire and its Jewish students grow more fearful, the field most likely to have something to say has remained silent—or worse. How did it go wrong?

May 6 2024 3:01AM

Who was it who was being murdered again?

Daniel B. Schwartz
Oct. 30 2023 12:01AM

The author of “The Demise of Jewish Studies in America—and the Rise of Jewish Studies in Israel” joins us to discuss his essay and the troubles of his chosen field.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Joshua Karlip
Feb. 16 2023 12:01AM

Israel and the Orthodox become predictable targets.

Joshua Karlip
Feb. 2 2023 12:01AM

The dean of Yiddish versus Hitler’s professors.

David Roskies
Jan. 30 2023 12:01AM

Suggesting that Israel is a “key pillar” in a “global movement” to subvert democracy.

Jarrod Tanny
Nov. 14 2022 12:01AM

Fear of being “Jewishly focused.”

Joshua Karlip
Oct. 20 2022 12:01AM

Talmudic medicine and bad research.

Shai Secunda
Oct. 6 2022 12:01AM

Instead of serving as a bulwark against (or at least a shelter from) vulgar ignorance, it is becoming an adjunct to it.

Ari Blaff
Aug. 17 2022 12:01AM

The founding editor of the Jewish Review Books joins us to discuss his educational formation, his intellectual preoccupations, and the essays that make up his new book.

April 21 2022 12:01AM

The study of the Jewish Defense League’s founder suffers from “methodological, structural, and factual” flaws.

J.J. Kimche
March 17 2022 12:01AM

Some of the most interesting and creative work in all of Jewish studies today is happening neither in universities nor as part of a yeshiva curriculum.

Nov. 15 2021 12:01AM

A process a century in the making.

Martin Goodman
Sept. 14 2021 12:01AM