A new study finds that the family—not the synagogue or the church or the school—is the best way of inculcating religious practice.
The foreign-policy expert joins us to talk about how to slow down Iran’s march toward nuclear weapons—without getting entangled in a military confrontation.
Our resident scholar joins us to talk about her recent essay on the novelist Saul Bellow and to expand on her sense of him as a full-fledged Jewish intellectual.
The author of A Time to Build joins us to talk about why institutions matter and what communities of faith can do to contribute to American renewal.
In 2019, some 40 different guests joined our podcast. Now it’s time to take stock in ten of the most interesting and provocative nuggets of conversation that we recorded last year.
The veteran columnist and scholar of foreign affairs joins our podcast to talk about how he sees the state of the world.
Two Jewish journalists join us to talk about attacks that most others prefer to ignore.
Jacob Howland drops by our studio to talk about the ways in which Greek thought can illuminate the Talmud—and vice-versa.
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.