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Seeing Stars

Ep. 170: Getting ready for the Academy Awards with shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, actor Kurt Fuller, and film critic Jordan Hoffman

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Parsha in Progress Episode 11: The Golden Calf

Parshat Ki Tisa: What’s so bad about idol worship?

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Cooking Up a Diverse Community

A new group called Kugel brings together the ‘multicultural bubble’ of New York’s Jewish scene

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The Only Path to a U.S. Victory in the Middle East Is to Leave Now

American foreign policy is unmoored from American reality

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We Need to Talk About White Identity Politics

Western societies can either accept moderate forms of ethnic majority politics or risk the current populist uprisings mutating into more extreme versions

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The Real Reason Americans Support Israel (Hint: It’s Not AIPAC)

The not-so-secret history of Christian Zionism and its legacy

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The New Jerusalem Is Crumbling

From the Pilgrim founders to Donald Trump, ‘a belief in the exceptional role of an American nation’

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A Golden Bear for Israel

The protagonist of ‘Synonyms’ refuses to speak Hebrew. Is that why director Nadav Lapid snagged the Jewish state’s first top prize in nearly 70 years of the Berlin Film Festival?

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Hitler at the Garden

Eighty years ago tonight, thousands of Americans gathered in New York to rally behind the Nazi Party and its ideals. An Oscar-nominated short documentary retrieves footage of the event, but leaves out the context that gives it meaning.