Press play below to listen to the podcast, download it in the iTunes Store, or stream it via Stitcher. Chapter 1: A King in Israel? Chapter 2: Theology, Monarchy, and Republicanism Chapter 3: King David and His Legacy Chapter 4: The Return of the King In 2010, the theologian Michael Wyschograd published “A King in Israel,” a provocative essay […]Read More
Israel is an exceptional nation, and this is certainly true when it comes to the Israeli military. Tested by war, heroic in its self-defense, Israel is leading the way in developing the most advanced weapons technologies and re-imagining the new realities of the modern battlefield in an ever-changing Middle East. In an important new book—The […]Read More
Ours is an age in which the notion that men and women are created with distinct and complementary purposes is seen as little more than thinly veiled bigotry. But one of the great Jewish contributions to civilization is the idea that the sexes are not identical to, but are instead in need of, one another. […]Read More
Press play below to listen to the podcast, download it in the iTunes Store, or stream it via Stitcher. Chapter 1: Marriage, Children, and the Beginning of Wisdom Chapter 2: Commandments, Faith, and Moral Formation Chapter 3: Do Judaism and Christianity Entail Different Political Orientations? Chapter 4: Lessons for Jews and Christians Sometimes, it takes an outsider to teach […]Read More
In The Judge in a Democracy, Aharon Barak, President of the Supreme Court of Israel from 1995 to 2006, advances a robust defense of what has come to be called—in American parlance—judicial activism. In Barak’s telling, judges may properly “give a statute new meaning, a dynamic meaning, that seeks to bridge the gap between law […]Read More
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