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Press play below to listen to the podcast, download it in the iTunes Store, or stream it via Stitcher.  Since its first issue twelve years ago, the Jewish Review of Books, a beautifully-designed quarterly that was founded and supported by Tikvah, has produced 49 issues of high-level Jewish discourse. Much of that success can […]

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Press play below to listen to the podcast, download it in the iTunes Store, or stream it via Stitcher.  Why do some American children do better in school than others? Social scientists tend to look to family structure, race, class, and gender in an effort to find factors that correlate to better or worse […]

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Press play below to listen to the podcast, download it in the iTunes Store, or stream it via Stitcher.  In recent years, family policy—what the government can do to strengthen the formation of American families—has come to occupy the minds of many political and cultural figures. That’s a good thing, since the family is […]

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Press play below to listen to the podcast, download it in the iTunes Store, or stream it via Stitcher.  Last week, a British jihadist entered a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, and held four of its members hostage. In mid-October of last year, a woman emptied a container of gasoline and set it on fire […]

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Press play below to listen to the podcast, download it in the iTunes Store, or stream it via Stitcher.  What can families do today to foster religious life in children, and help them mature into adults who live meaningfully religious lives? Some families join modern religious communities, ones that intentionally adapt themselves to the […]

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Press play below to listen to the podcast, download it in the iTunes Store, or stream it via Stitcher.  According to Hillel International, there were 244 anti-Semitic incidents at American campuses reported during the 2020-2021 school year. That’s up from 181 incidents the year before, perhaps an especially significant increase given that many students […]

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Press play below to listen to the podcast, download it in the iTunes Store, or stream it via Stitcher.  In 2021, 49 different guests appeared on the Tikvah Podcast over the course of 44 new episodes. Our conversations touched on some of the most important and interesting subjects in Jewish life, including discussions with […]

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Press play below to listen to the podcast, download it in the iTunes Store, or stream it via Stitcher.  In a previous podcast, Professors Benjamin and Jenna Storey explored a habit of mind that frustrated their very best students, a sentiment they called restlessness. As the Storeys saw it, their exceptional students had countless life […]

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Press play below to listen to the podcast, download it in the iTunes Store, or stream it via Stitcher.  There aren’t enough public schools in Maine. By some estimates, about half of Maine’s school districts don’t have the facilities or faculty to educate the students who live in them. The state’s solution is to […]

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Press play below to listen to the podcast, download it in the iTunes Store, or stream it via Stitcher.  When Elie Wiesel was 15 years old, the Nazis murdered his mother and sister and enslaved him and his father in Buchenwald. After the U.S. Army liberated the camp in April 1945, Wiesel went to […]

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