Jewish World

Ultra-Orthodox Jews no longer vote in blocs and are now enthusiastic participants in national ideological movements. They may rue the change.

Nov. 21 2022 12:01AM

If outsiders listen to leaders of the community rather than reformers on the margins, they’ll be more likely to come to agreement. Just look to Israel, where a new precedent was set.

Oct. 27 2022 12:22AM

The rabbi joins us to talk about Operation Benjamin, a project that helps to identify and place Star of David headstones on the graves of fallen Jewish soldiers.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Jacob J. Schachter
July 29 2022 12:01AM

How did a small Transylvanian movement become the most powerful player in worldwide ultra-Orthodoxy?

May 16 2022 12:07AM

Only in Schopfloch, as far as I know, have a large number of originally Jewish words survived in the speech of the local populace to this day.

May 11 2022 12:01AM

Jews are pouring into south Florida by the thousands, remaking themselves and the area into one of the best places in the world for Jews to live. What’s driving this astonishing renaissance?

April 4 2022 12:01AM

The Chabad writer joins us to discuss how the Jewish communities of Ukraine have adapted to the war.

March 4 2022 12:01AM

How the Ukrainian leader emerged as the symbol of a nation that has “perpetually tried to spit [Jews] out.”

Gal Beckerman
March 3 2022 12:01AM

Missed the live event? Catch the recording here of Eli Spitzer speaking live on the rising influence of haredi Judaism with a journalist, a researcher, and a haredi rabbi.

Eli Spitzer, Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt, Alan Cooperman and Yehoshua Pfeffer
Jan. 24 2022 12:01AM

The balance of power in the Jewish world is shifting to the ultra-Orthodox. Can conflict with the current establishment be avoided?

Jan. 3 2022 12:01AM

Tamara Berens, Talia Katz, and Dovid Schwartz talk about their journeys to Jewish service, and how the Beren Summer Fellowship helped guide them.

Dec. 24 2021 12:04AM

The son of the human-rights icon joins us to discuss his father’s legacy, including his views on Zionism, Judaism, and Holocaust memory.

Elisha Wiesel and Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic
Oct. 22 2021 12:04AM

Frequent and outrageous use of Holocaust imagery is now part-and-parcel of Brazilian political dialogue. How did this happen, and why?

June 30 2021 12:01AM

The Jewish leader recalls his upbringing in Soviet Russia and explains what inspired him to return to the land from which his family fled.

June 17 2021 12:01AM