Yoga represents a $16-billion industry in the U.S., reaching an estimated 36.7 million people in 2016 alone. And the Jewish community enjoys it as much as any other. One hears of synagogue-sponsored yoga programs and yoga minyanim (quorums). Even a right-wing Orthodox educational organization like Aish HaTorah has seen fit to re-post on its website an item titled “How Orthodox Jews Taught Me Yoga.” . . .Read More
Press play below to listen to the podcast, you can also find us on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, and Spotify. With the recent agreement between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief political rival, Benny Gantz, a governing coalition is at long last beginning to emerge in Israel. After three national elections in a […]Read More
Press play below to listen to the podcast, you can also find us on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, and Spotify. In the past two months, the Coronavirus has spread rapidly around the globe, affecting nearly every nation in the world. As disruptive and damaging as this pandemic has been in the United States, Israel, […]Read More
Jewish life, for the time being, has moved out of our public spaces of worship, learning, and community into the private sphere. Where shall we find wisdom? In the 1960s, as the space race produced scientific achievements unlike any other in human history, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik wrote one of the most prescient works of […]Read More
Press play below to listen to the podcast, you can also find us on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, and Spotify. Understanding the soul of a nation requires more than understanding the way it orders its laws and governing institutions. True understanding demands that we also look at a people’s culture—its art, its theater, and […]Read More
Sign up for our e-newsletter
Stay up to date on events, institutes, fellowships, and new digital content from the Tikvah Center.