What Matters Now

By The Times of Israel

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A weekly exploration of one key issue shaping Israel and the Jewish World right now.


Episode Date
What Matters Now to David Horovitz: The conflicts of war coverage
Apr 11, 2024
What Matters Now to Micah Goodman: This is a war of independence for Israelis and Gazans
Apr 04, 2024
What Matters Now to mourning mother Hannah Wacholder Katsman: Personal & national grief
Mar 28, 2024
What Matters Now to Haviv Rettig Gur: Is Netanyahu an obstacle to victory?
Mar 21, 2024
What Matters Now to Haviv Rettig Gur: Hamas starves Gazans as a war tactic
Mar 14, 2024
What Matters Now to Haviv Rettig Gur: Campus antisemitism makes new Zionists
Mar 07, 2024
What Matters Now to Haviv Rettig Gur: Haredim have to defend Israel, too
Feb 29, 2024
What Matters Now to Ksenia Svetlova: Russia's new position on the global 'Risk' board
Feb 22, 2024
What Matters Now to Haviv Rettig Gur: UNRWA's problem isn't the terrorists in its ranks
Feb 15, 2024
What Matters Now to Haviv Rettig Gur: Clashing visions of victory
Feb 08, 2024
What Matters Now to author Shlomo Brody: Jewish ethics and the Israel-Hamas War
Feb 01, 2024
What Matters Now to Yossi Klein Halevi: 5 big questions about the war
Jan 26, 2024
What Matters Now to Haviv Rettig Gur: What Israelis think about the suffering in Gaza
Jan 18, 2024
What Matters Now to Mishy Harman: 3 'postcards' from wartime Israel
Jan 11, 2024
What Matters Now to Haviv Rettig Gur: How the court just redefined its own powers
Jan 04, 2024
What Matters Now to US Jewish leader William Daroff: Where are our allies?
Dec 28, 2023
What Matters Now to Haviv Rettig Gur: Wartime polls & unexpected conclusions
Dec 21, 2023
What Matters Now to Prof. Amichai Cohen: Is the IDF acting legally in Gaza?
Dec 14, 2023
What Matters Now to Israel Story’s Mishy Harman: ‘A person is a person is a person’
Dec 07, 2023
What Matters Now to Saul Singer: Refounding Israel the day after the war
Nov 30, 2023
What Matters Now to Rabbi Seth Farber: Hostages and mixed burials in Jewish law
Nov 23, 2023
What Matters Now to Dr. Joe Uziel: ID'ing Oct. 7 victims via forensic archaeology
Nov 16, 2023
What Matters Now to Oct. 7 survivor Adele Raemer: Telling the world
Nov 09, 2023
What Matters Now to Israel Story's Mishy Harman: 'Wartime Diaries'
Nov 02, 2023
What Matters Now to Rabbi Rick Jacobs: Coalitions of faith and conscience
Oct 26, 2023
What Matters Now to Rachel Goldberg: Her son Hersh, held hostage by Hamas
Oct 19, 2023
What Matters Now to Micah Goodman: Vow to stand with Israel when it fires back
Oct 11, 2023
What Matters Now to archaeologist Erez Ben-Yosef: King David's tent-dwelling monarchy
Sep 28, 2023
What Matters Now to David Friedman, Michal Cotler-Wunsh & Gil Troy: Nuance
Sep 21, 2023
What Matters Now to Jewish Law Prof. Benny Porat: Common ground as titans clash
Sep 14, 2023
What Matters Now to authors Yossi Klein Halevi, Daniel Gordis and Matti Friedman
Sep 07, 2023
What Matters Now to counselor Yishai Mogilner: Being Israeli at a US summer camp
Aug 31, 2023
What Matters Now to journalist Adam Rasgon: The future of the Palestinian Authority
Aug 24, 2023
What Matters Now to author Oren Kessler: 1936 Palestine's missed peace deal
Aug 17, 2023
What Matters Now to women's justice lawyer Susan Weiss: The rise of theocracy
Aug 10, 2023
What Matters Now to former BoI governor Karnit Flug: The economy, stupid
Aug 03, 2023
What Matters Now to thinker Micah Goodman: An incipient internal 'intifada'
Jul 27, 2023
What Matters Now to Dr. Yonatan Freeman: The dictatorship tipping point
Jul 20, 2023
What Matters Now to archaeologist Aren Maeir: Indiana Jones's new adventure
Jul 06, 2023
What Matters Now to Prof. Yedidia Stern: A 'thin constitution'
Jun 29, 2023
What Matters Now to Brig. Gen. Yossi Kuperwasser: Breaking the terror wave
Jun 22, 2023
What Matters Now to Prof. Mona Khoury: The cycle of violence in Arab communities
Jun 15, 2023
What Matters Now to Jonathan Spyer: Iran's confrontations with enemies
Jun 08, 2023
What Matters Now to lobbyist Rachel Gur: Why Israel is so #₪@$! expensive
Jun 01, 2023
What Matters Now to Yair Zakovitch: Using 'Ruth' as a blueprint for creative halacha
May 24, 2023
What Matters Now to historian Sara Hirschhorn: Extremism is now mainstream
May 18, 2023
What Matters Now to ToI analyst Haviv Rettig Gur: The political perils of conflict
May 11, 2023
What Matters Now to veteran journalist Biranit Goren: Media-made parallel universes
May 04, 2023
What Matters Now to Prof. Gil Troy: 'Identity Zionism' to cure Diaspora's 'unJews'
Apr 27, 2023
What Matters Now to past Justice head Emi Palmor: A stronger post-crisis Israel
Apr 20, 2023
What Matters Now to Yad Vashem head Dani Dayan: Warsaw Ghetto Jews were divided, too
Apr 13, 2023
What Matters Now to archaeologist Prof. Yonatan Adler: The origins of Judaism
Apr 04, 2023
What Matters Now to top Canadian jurist Irwin Cotler: Drafting Israel's constitution
Mar 30, 2023
What Matters Now to arrested activist Shikma Bressler: 'Saving Israel'
Mar 23, 2023
What Matters Now to religion & state legal activist Uri Regev: Averting a theocracy
Mar 16, 2023
What Matters Now to Joel Chasnoff and Benji Lovitt: Love for Israel's magical chaos
Mar 10, 2023
What Matters Now to Haviv Rettig Gur: Taking advantage of this 'moment of decisions'
Mar 02, 2023
What Matters Now to Ksenia Svetlova: The Russian invasion of Ukraine, a year on
Feb 23, 2023
What Matters Now to Prof. Suzie Navot: Guarding against a 'Frankenstate'
Feb 16, 2023
What Matters Now to MK Simcha Rothman: 'The people should appoint the judges'
Feb 09, 2023
What Matters Now to philosopher Micah Goodman: Preventing civil war
Feb 02, 2023
At the Israel Museum, touring 7 new wonders of the ancient world
Jan 25, 2023
Tel Aviv's cocktail master talks hospitality and mixes a Boulevardier
Jan 17, 2023
Use it all, says slow food, fermenting chef at Jaffa's award-winning OCD
Jan 13, 2023
'Antisemitism is now a form of entertainment, it's performative, and that's new'
Jan 04, 2023
Award-winning Israeli film 'Cinema Sabaya' tells story of Jewish and Arab women
Dec 23, 2022
Parents need to give themselves a break, says self-help writer
Dec 07, 2022
Israelis love these natural popsicles -- all year round
Nov 23, 2022
Israeli pop star songwriter brings his own message to latest single
Nov 09, 2022
'Stranger Things' music editor discusses journey from Russia to Hollywood
Oct 26, 2022
Nigerian-American filmmaker takes on Sderot and Gaza
Oct 14, 2022
IPO's Lahav Shani compares orchestra conducting to film direction
Oct 07, 2022
Secret Holocaust poems set to music by survivor’s granddaughter
Sep 20, 2022
Counting Crows frontman says Israel 'tugs at me a lot'
Sep 14, 2022
After writing the great Jewy-American novel, author Elyssa Friedland's back
Sep 06, 2022
What back to school looks like for two Israeli teachers
Aug 31, 2022
'Just like in the movies,' say Israeli counselors of US sleep-away camp
Aug 17, 2022
Craft coffee and chocolate maker sells for social impact
Aug 10, 2022
Film accelerator turns Israel from high-tech to content nation
Aug 03, 2022
"Sababa" author Adeena Sussman talks camp culinary arts
Jul 27, 2022
The sounds of world music, piyyut and falafel jazz sung by sisters
Jul 20, 2022
Law prof. breaks down Roe vs. Wade and a woman's right to choose in Israel
Jul 13, 2022
Author Faye Kellerman talks books, crime and characters
Jul 06, 2022
US evangelical support for Israel is neither monolithic nor certain, says prof
Jun 28, 2022
Come for the cabbage, stay for the fennel, says kosher cooking maven Jamie Geller
Jun 22, 2022
At 45, this Orthodox principal and father of four came out of the closet. What happened next?
Jun 15, 2022
This feminist aims to make prayer, and higher education, more inclusive
Jun 08, 2022
Spielberg-produced documentary dissects 2016 terror attack
Jun 01, 2022
In ancient Israel, a woman's place was in the home making beer
May 25, 2022
Pulitzer finalist Joshua Prager on 'The Family Roe' and America's abortion saga
May 18, 2022
BONUS: Author of satirical 'The Netanyahus' learns of Pulitzer win in Jerusalem
May 17, 2022
Two educators teach us how to love a good argument
May 11, 2022
Mayim Bialik on her debut film, being a Jew in Hollywood & missing Israel
May 04, 2022
How does it feel? Bob Dylan thinker explores singer's spiritual wisdom
Apr 27, 2022
What does archaeology say about the location of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre?
Apr 12, 2022
Matzah as meditation: A dissident's daughter thinks about Exodus
Apr 06, 2022
Tradition! The Israeli actor who got hooked on Broadway favorites
Mar 30, 2022
BONUS: Does a tiny 'curse tablet' from Mt. Ebal date to the settlement of Israel?
Mar 24, 2022
Composer Andy Teirstein spins an audio odyssey in album 'Restless Nation'
Mar 23, 2022
Grandma's gefilte fish -- or chraime -- comes to forefront at Foodish
Mar 16, 2022