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.
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.
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.
The American and Israeli governments both feature elite cadres of able managers, but the U.S. Congress has outmaneuvered its budget bureaucrats in a way that the Knesset has not.
How does Israel keep functioning despite constant political turmoil? Meet the opaque group of unelected bureaucrats that the country’s politicians rely on to save it from themselves.
American civilization seems to be undergoing a cultural crisis. What does this mean for the purpose and prospects of Jewish schools?