Politics & Current Affairs

On April 20th at 6:30 pm, we’re streaming a new movie about the ACLU, free speech, and the Nazis’ march in Skokie, Illinois. Join us!

April 13 2021 4:01PM

A shift in right-wing populist rhetoric toward Jews and Israel has been taking place on the continent. Why? And how likely is it to endure?

April 12 2021 12:01AM

I lack the showmanship of America’s famous talk-radio hosts, but even Rush Limbaugh didn’t try to teach Maimonides and al-Farabi on the radio.

April 7 2021 12:01AM

In 1977, a Jewish director of the ACLU famously agreed to defend the rights of neo-Nazis in Illinois to demonstrate in public. Would the same thing happen today—and should it?

April 5 2021 12:01AM

It’s been one year since the anti-Semitic Labor leader stepped down. Things have much improved since then, but it’s also become clear that the forces he unleashed are in the U.K. to stay.

March 18 2021 12:01AM

Why American Ḥaredim have responded so differently from other Jews to the pandemic.

March 15 2021 12:01AM

The digital forces now at work on Jewish communities reflect a challenge that American churches have been wrestling with for decades now.

March 8 2021 12:01AM

Maury Litwack’s campaign to rescue America’s non-public schools and solve the Jewish community’s tuition crisis.

March 5 2021 12:01AM

Moshe Koppel’s new book Judaism Straight Up looks at today’s progressive and traditional moral psychologies and finds one wanting.

March 2 2021 12:01AM

It’s been a year since most American synagogues closed their doors. Will the practices they adopted to survive undermine their prospects when the pandemic ends?

March 1 2021 12:01AM

Only by giving up some individual freedom and banding together can parents gain the power to reject the harmful influence of Silicon Valley on young minds.

Feb. 9 2021 12:01AM

Two Christian leaders join us to discuss how the Jewish idea of national covenant can help bring about race reconciliation in America.

Feb. 4 2021 12:01AM

Where did QAnon come from, what attitudes does the conspiracy movement take toward Jews and Judaism, and will it become more dangerous or fade away?

Feb. 3 2021 12:01AM

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