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The Wall—Part II: the Other Side

Some call it the ‘security fence,’ while others prefer the ‘West Bank barrier.’ But to most around the world it is known simply as ‘the separation wall.’ Our series continues with a visit to what is perhaps the most divisive symbol of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But as usual, we’ll go beyond the politics, to the people.

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Joining the Tribe

Making aliyah in the wake of the Kennedy assassination

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Finding Your Truth

Ep. 189: ‘Born Perfect’ conversion therapy activist Mathew Shurka and Nerdette podcast host Greta Johnsen

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Leave Mariano Rivera Alone

It turns out American journalism’s bias against Israel wasn’t an isolated tic. It was the first step in a decline of how everything is covered.

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The High Priest of Heterodoxy

Jonathan Haidt’s early work attempted to explain the origins of our political differences. His new Heterodox Academy is looking for ways to move past them.

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Teaching High School Students to Demonize Israel

As a wave of anti-Israel hate spreads from elite college campuses to public high schools, some Massachusetts parents wanted to fight back. But they were not joined by the major Jewish organizations. What happened in Newton?

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The Freud Rabbit

Sarah Boxer’s whimsical cartoon novel puts a bestiary of human frailty on the psychoanalytic couch

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My Father’s House

Showcase of a Zionist dream

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Alan Lomax and the Search for the Origins of Music

Seventeen years after his death, can the anthropologist, ethnomusicologist, and folklorist who changed what America listened to overcome his original sin?