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The Tikvah Podcast
The Tikvah Podcast
The Tikvah Fund

The Tikvah Fund is a philanthropic foundation and ideas institution committed to supporting the intellectual, religious, and political leaders of the Jewish... more

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Meena Viswanath on How the Duolingo App Became an Unwitting Arbiter of Modern Jewish Identity

Last week, the language-learning app Duolingo introduced a new course on Yiddish. The course sparked significant interest, and provoked significant... more

15 Apr 2021 · 52 minutes
Mohammed Alyahya on Two Competing Visions of Power in the Middle East

This week, the Biden administration officially began multilateral negotiations with Iran, in hopes of re-entering some form of the Joint... more

08 Apr 2021 · 28 minutes
Jacob J. Schacter on Joseph B. Soloveitchik and the State of Israel (Rebroadcast)

This week marks the yahrzeit, the annual remembrance, of the passing of one of the outstanding sages of 20th century... more

31 Mar 2021 · 29 minutes
Sean Clifford on the Israeli Company Making the Internet Safe for American Families

Today, everybody, children and adults alike, is glued to their smartphones and tablets and computers. But much of the content... more

24 Mar 2021 · 40 minutes
Mark Gerson on How the Seder Teaches Freedom Through Food

In almost a week, Jews all over the world will sit down at their seder tables and retell the story... more

18 Mar 2021 · 29 minutes
Daniel Gordis on the Israeli Supreme Court's New Conversion Ruling

Last week, Israel’s Supreme Court announced that, for the purpose of Israeli citizenship, conversions to Judaism that take place under... more

11 Mar 2021 · 44 minutes
Gil and Tevi Troy's Non-Negotiable Judaisms

Not long ago, Conservative Judaism was America’s largest and most vital Jewish denomination. Today, things are different; for many years... more

03 Mar 2021 · 53 minutes
Richard Goldberg on How Iran Is Already Testing the Biden Administration

President Biden has been in office for just over one month, but when it comes to his administration’s relationship with... more

24 Feb 2021 · 45 minutes
Shany Mor on What Makes America's Peace Processors Tick

The peace process between Israel and the Palestinians has in the last several decades sucked up more American attention, time,... more

17 Feb 2021 · 29 minutes
Yehoshua Pfeffer on the Coronavirus and Rethinking the Relationship between Ḥaredim and Israeli Society

In the last week of January 2021, thousands of Israeli Ḥaredim protested and rioted in Bnai Brak, a predominantly ḥaredi... more

10 Feb 2021 · 45 minutes
The Tikvah Podcast
Meena Viswanath on How the Duolingo App Became an Unwitting Arbiter of Modern Jewish Identity
The Tikvah Podcast