Politics & Current Affairs

Smiling at my visible distress, my neighbor said he was surprised: did I really not know what was going on to Jews around us? But it’s our responsibility to stay.

Aug. 8 2022 12:01AM

When it comes to Israel, the longtime columnist, a bellwether for conventional American opinion on the Middle East, is stuck three decades in the past.

July 28 2022 12:01AM

One of the greatest Jewish historians on the clash of civilizations that played out within the psyches of young Odessan Jews.

July 27 2022 12:01AM

A new history of the American right seeks from the first page to alert the reader to what it is not about: the 40th president. But in the end conservatives can’t escape Reagan—nor should they.

July 18 2022 12:01AM

Until now, the administration has failed to realize that America’s actions in one part of the globe have consequences in another. Can it change course?

July 14 2022 12:01AM

That America still so passionately debates abortion marks the difference between the stagnation of Europe and the hopeful civilization of the United States.

July 13 2022 12:01AM

An interview with the author of Mosaic’s June essay on how to understand Turkish politics, and the prospects for its relations with America and Israel.

July 8 2022 12:13AM

The British writer joins us to think about the ideological battle over the Western tradition and the role Israel plays in that fight.

June 30 2022 12:33AM

The ayatollahs are playing hardball.

Matthew Continetti
June 13 2022 12:01AM

A Yale political scientist joins us to talk about esoteric writing and how to understand its relation to politics.

June 10 2022 12:46AM

There is, unfortunately, nothing more human than most of the things called inhuman. That’s why in Jewish tradition “crimes against humanity” are thought of as crimes against divinity.

June 8 2022 12:17AM

In 1949, Turkey was the first Muslim nation to recognize Israel, but in the last few decades their relationship has hit the rocks. Can recent signs of rapprochement be trusted?

June 7 2022 12:27AM

France’s Jews are caught between Islamist violence and secularist denigration. Four observers weighed the tradeoffs, exclusively for Mosaic subscribers.

June 2 2022 12:02AM

Lebanon’s recent elections make Hizballah seem weak. This week’s podcast explains why that’s misleading, and why it’s exactly what Hizballah wants the world to think.

May 27 2022 12:01AM