Politics & Current Affairs

The Jewish state has been criticized this week for not standing up for Ukraine against Russia. It would probably like to, but its hands have been tied by its own closest ally.

Feb. 28 2022 12:01AM

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has begun. To explain how it came about and what can be done, a top foreign-policy scholar joins the podcast this week.

Feb. 25 2022 12:01AM

Saudis are joining the labor force, women are driving, and the taboo on Israel has practically vanished. America can support this shift—so why isn’t it?

Feb. 14 2022 12:01AM

First surfacing in the 15th century as raza in Spanish, razza in Italian, and race in French before entering English in the 16th century, it has had six different etymologies proposed for it.

Feb. 9 2022 12:01AM

Europe is far down the path from a gradual fading of religion to stringent ideological secularism. Is America destined to follow?

Feb. 7 2022 12:01AM

Situated between Russia and Iran, Azerbaijan could be a key partner in the struggle for Eurasia. And a stronger alliance between Washington and Baku could benefit Jerusalem, too.

Feb. 4 2022 12:01AM

The children of Jewish Communists needed a therapeutic process to work through the effects of growing up in a political cult. They didn’t get it.

Feb. 2 2022 12:01AM

The leader of a new security initiative joins us to explain what it takes to protect Jewish institutions from anti-Semitic violence.

Jan. 28 2022 12:01AM

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