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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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Civics Lessons

How Jewish immigrants learned how to be American citizens

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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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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.

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The ‘DAU’ of Stalin Opens in Paris

Is the post-Soviet filmmaker behind a massive art-world happening an actual genius or an epic fraudster?

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The Kedushah Crisis

Sexual abstinence of married men roils the Hasidic sects of Gur, Slonim, and Toledot Aharon