Politics & Current Affairs

Why haven’t more American Jews joined the many Asian-American students and their parents protesting a policy reminiscent of the 1920s?

Nov. 14 2022 12:01AM

The foreign-policy analyst joins us to talk about his recent essay “Overmatch.”

Nov. 11 2022 1:33AM

Until recently, campus BDS resolutions were being used to penalize companies doing business in or with Israel. This week’s podcast guest explains how he helped put a stop to it.

Nov. 4 2022 12:01AM

Do America’s legal guarantees of religious liberty make it easier for legislatures to place a burden on religion in the first place?

Nov. 3 2022 12:01AM

Bureaucratic institutions apply a patina of objective, empirical rigor over human judgements that are fundamentally subjective and too often anti-religious.

Nov. 2 2022 12:01AM

The growing administrative state can pose grave problems for religious liberty. Can it also provide solutions?

Nov. 1 2022 12:01AM

The Israeli political analyst joins us to talk about the upcoming election, and the tribal identities that play into it.

Oct. 28 2022 12:01AM

If outsiders listen to leaders of the community rather than reformers on the margins, they’ll be more likely to come to agreement. Just look to Israel, where a new precedent was set.

Oct. 27 2022 12:22AM

The nation is fighting about religion more than ever. The reason why has as much to do with a change in the nature of the government as it does with a change in the culture.

Oct. 3 2022 12:01AM

Protests are rocking Iran after the death of a young woman in police custody. An Iranian writer joins us to think about how they connect to past protests, and where they could lead.

Sept. 30 2022 12:01AM

What happens when the study of the humanities migrates from campus to the web?

Sept. 28 2022 12:01AM

Watch the recording or read the transcript of our columnist’s conversation last week about the hasidic yeshiva controversy.

Sept. 21 2022 12:02AM

The direct target of anti-Jewish politics may be the Jews, but the more consequential damage is to the land of Lincoln. What can Jews do to help?

Sept. 21 2022 12:01AM

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