Politics & Current Affairs

The American social scientist joins us to assess what’s happening in American religious culture as the pandemic continues to take its toll.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Joel Kotkin
Jan. 14 2021 12:01AM

A Jewish prayer for a great, grieving nation.

Jan. 7 2021 2:07AM

The editor of National Affairs joins us to talk about the changing majority culture in America, and what anxieties that culture provokes in the minority.

Dec. 31 2020 12:01AM

The best of what we published in 2020 on the ever-changing relationship between Jews and Christians, and in particular American Jews and American Christians.

Dec. 30 2020 12:01AM

Two friends, a leading Catholic thinker and a leading American rabbi, pay tribute to the late chief rabbi, and his legacy both here and in Europe.

Dec. 11 2020 2:01AM

As a new Israeli ambassador to the U.S. prepares to assume his duties, we look back at his predecessors and the evolving political environment they had to navigate.

Dec. 3 2020 12:01AM

The powers at the center of the Muslim world are refusing to tolerate radical Islamism, and a spirit of repair and renewal is at hand. Will it catch on?

Nov. 10 2020 12:12AM

I just wrote a book about new fundamentalisms with the university’s much-loved Jewish president. Now one of those fundamentalisms, aided by its Jewish exponents, is coming for him.

Oct. 28 2020 12:02AM

A leading constitutional scholar joins Mosaic’s editor for a discussion on the history of religious liberty in the United States and the legal debate surrounding the free-exercise clause.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Michael McConnell
Oct. 15 2020 12:01AM

After being written off for years as slow and outmoded, Jewish federations and other large institutions are proving themselves indispensable in their response to COVID-19.

Oct. 12 2020 12:23AM

The possibility of another contentious confirmation hearing recalls the first the Senate ever held, which just happened to be for the first Jewish justice to sit on the court.

Oct. 6 2020 12:01AM

In Israel and in traditional communities, life and liturgy don’t run away from hardship. Most American Jews prefer to think on the brighter side, but that comes at a high cost.

Oct. 5 2020 1:33AM

In its most recent term, the court handed down several decisions that protect First Amendment rights. What comes next?

Sept. 23 2020 1:10AM

The U.S. has repeatedly chosen the wrong allies in Iraq. Now Iran is poised for total control over its old adversary, a development that carries grave costs.

Sept. 22 2020 12:01AM