Politics & Current Affairs

Democrats and Republicans both seem to think that the family needs help. But they don’t agree on what a family is, or what government support would aim to accomplish.

Jan. 17 2022 12:01AM

The Israeli journalist joins us to talk about how a Chinese propaganda mission led by a man known as “Chinese Itzik” has dazzled Israeli citizens.

Jan. 14 2022 12:01AM

The author of a new report scrutinized hundreds of public statements from those who work in diversity offices on campus. He joins us to explain what he found.

Jan. 7 2022 12:01AM

A cyber security expert explains the major cyber threats facing the United States, and the role Israel could in play in securing both countries.

Dec. 17 2021 12:17AM

A former deputy national security adviser analyzes the mysterious recent explosion in Iran, and along the way, shares what it’s like to make decisions amidst uncertainty.

Dec. 10 2021 12:04AM

Jews can do their fellow citizens a favor by identifying the sources of cultural poison before the toxicity turns fatal. Hardly anybody is doing it better than these two.

Dec. 9 2021 12:05AM

Incentivizing better Orthodox schooling is less legally fraught, more politically appealing, and more likely to succeed in practice than forced regulation.

Dec. 2 2021 12:24AM

Ten years ago, two senators, one Republican and one Democrat, joined together to force America to sanction Iran. In the years since, the leverage they built has dissipated. Why?

Nov. 23 2021 12:01AM

An upcoming Supreme Court case could have profound effects on American religious communities. Does the nature of Jewish law offer a unique perspective on the question at hand?

Nov. 19 2021 12:33AM

America’s birthrate is declining rapidly. A distinguished social scientist joins us to discuss why that’s happening, whether it can be reversed, and, if it can’t, how America can cope with it.

Nov. 11 2021 12:06AM

The New Jersey gubernatorial race suggests that increasing numbers of haredi Jews are now voting based on personal conviction rather than communal pragmatism.

Nov. 10 2021 12:16AM

There’s a sterilization sensation in America: young women are choosing to make having children biologically impossible. What’s going on, and why?

Nov. 4 2021 12:26AM

The author of “The Eternal Return of Ethel Rosenberg” joins us for a discussion about his subject’s unending—and false—air of innocence.

Oct. 28 2021 12:01AM

The combination of sanctions and diplomacy utilized by every president since Bill Clinton is failing. Can anything be done?

Oct. 26 2021 12:01AM