Welcome! Here I will talk to a range of people on issues which interest me and I hope you, from religious slogans and wargaming to deeper political ideas to forgotten historical episodes. Bring up a chair, get comfortable, and enjoy!
June 16th, 2020 | 49 mins 15 secs
idf, israel, jews, vietnam, wwi, wwii
Dr. Yagil Henkin discusses the evolving attitudes of the Jews towards military force and the use thereof.
February 25th, 2020 | 37 mins 34 secs
belarussians, gulag, hitler, jews, katyn, poland, poles, stalin
Tim Bucknall discusses the destruction and rebuilding of the Polish borderlands and its community in WWII and beyond.
February 4th, 2020 | 39 mins 40 secs
antinatalism, mars, religion, science, transgender
Rabbi Tzvi Kilov discusses the great potential of technology to reach into the beyond, the world of spirits and souls and God.
August 26th, 2019 | 47 mins 8 secs
Joseph and I discuss the relevance of Russel Kirk, LA city traditions present and (possibly) future, and why Hispanic Americans are not the bogeyman the right claims it to be.
August 19th, 2019 | 47 mins 28 secs
Nathaniel discusses the past and present of cities and how to get around them, with an emphasis on Uber, Lyft, and other technological proposals.
August 5th, 2019 | 36 mins 21 secs
Zeke Webster discusses the good, the bad, and the crazy of being a public defender in the US.
July 22nd, 2019 | 48 mins 59 secs
Dr. Nehemia Stern discusses the challenges and nuances in taking religion and Israeli settlers seriously as a scholarly subject and as part of Israeli society.
July 8th, 2019 | 41 mins 42 secs
In this episode, I and Building Boys website creator Jennifer Fink discuss some of the most common misunderstandings of how and why boys do what they do, and positive ways to adapt and help them grow into good men.
July 1st, 2019 | 1 hr 9 mins
Andrew Koss and I discuss the fate and struggles of the Jews of the Russian Empire, using the community of Vilna (Vilnius) as an example.
May 28th, 2019 | 42 mins 4 secs
I talk with Zach (Fuss to his Twitter friends) about the attraction and educational value of wargaming, including on the subjects of morality, history, and civics. Enjoy!
May 21st, 2019 | 47 mins 40 secs
politics, religion, slogans, tikkun olam, twitter
A conversation with Rabbi Joshua Yuter about the use and abuse of religious slogans for political purposes, as well as the good and bad of social media pedagogy.