On the opening of a new academic institution devoted to study of the Hebrew Bible for its moral and political wisdom.
In the third and final episode of our podcast series, the eminent scholar of American Jewish life brings us into the typical synagogue to show how deeply it’s changing.
The rabbi, activist, and author of this month’s Mosaic essay drops by our studio to talk about his time in Argentina laboring to comfort, and to seek justice for, the bereaved.
The nationally syndicated columnist joins us for a discussion about contemporary sexual mores and family life.
The son of the late columnist discusses his father’s thinking about Israel, faith, and Jewish ideas, and summons memories of shared Jewish life at home.
What this intrepid journalist learned from the pious Jews of Djerba, what it’s like to pray in a synagogue with Tehran’s remaining Jewish community, and more.
The author of a book about the way progressive politics have come to define Judaism for many Jews drops by the studio to talk about the politics of the Jewish world.
A Lubavitcher adoptive mother, and a passionate advocate of adoption within the Orthodox community, explains the unique challenges she faced while pursuing her goal.
The noted legal expert explains why anti-BDS laws are not only permissible but also just.
A leading American rabbi speaks frankly about the future of his own movement and other matters of pressing Jewish concern.