Here are excerpts from some of our favorite conversations last year, with subjects including Jewish life in Ukraine, Arabs and the Holocaust, China’s Haifa port, and more.
Modern feminism is not an enemy of Christianity; it is its descendent.
The Bible, Orthodox Judaism, and a post-Roe America.
Sensitivity to victims cannot dictate everything a society does. But there’s no excuse for ignoring accusations of sexual assault.
Polyamory, throuples, communes—and children as an afterthought.
“We can talk about gender equity all we want, but our bodies are out of sync with our beliefs.”
Free love in Anna Karenina.
Not much sex in the city.
There’s more to a person than desire.
The meaning of “nakedness.”
A form of radical expressive individualism at odds with the Judeo-Christian tradition.
Totalitarianism in the name of “equalities.”
Can America have another Great Awakening?
“After the doings of the land of Egypt, wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do.”
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