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Founded in 1961 by strategist Herman Kahn, Hudson Institute challenges conventional thinking and helps manage strategic transitions to the future through interdisciplinary studies in defense, international relations, economics, health care, technology, culture, and law. Hudson seeks to guide public policy makers and global leaders in government and business through a vigorous program of publications, conferences, policy briefings, and recommendations.
 
'Top Story' is a weekly podcast featuring analysis of the most important Jewish news story of the week by JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin. Tobin separates myths from facts as he deconstructs mainstream media's distortions of the truth on critical issues including Israel. He also addresses critical aspects of politics, foreign policy and culture, giving listeners key insights toward understanding what’s really going on. Hear from the man who has been getting it right for decades while the ...
 
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Journalist and social media influencer Bethany Mandel joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on children, anti-Semitism and the way woke ideology is undermining respect for women. The two discuss the way those pushing restrictive pandemic policies have disregarded their impact on children, vaccine…
 
Strategic analyst and former Bush administration senior figure Michael Doran and JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan S. Tobin discuss the reason behind the Biden administration’s appeasement of Iran. The two talk about American foreign policy in the aftermath of the Afghanistan debacle, how Iran has been strengthened and its threats to neighboring countri…
 
Intelligence analyst and military veteran Michael Pregent joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss the debacle in Afghanistan and the implications of the triumph of the Taliban for American security and for its allies. The two talk about the incompetence and misguided hopes that led to the Biden administration’s decision as well as how t…
 
Law professor and human rights activist Anne Bayefsky joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss the Apartheid Israel lie and the way the United Nations has helped promote anti-Semitism and delegitimization of Israel. The two discuss how the 2001 UN Durban Conference on Racism became the vehicle for anti-Semitic activism and resurrecting t…
 
Author and academic Ruth Wisse joins JNS editor-in -chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss how to understand anti-Semitism, the revival of Yiddish and her new memoir. The two discuss Wisse’s analysis of how anti-Semitism is being legitimized and why so much of the Jewish community is incapable of responding effectively to this challenge. They also delve i…
 
Historian, novelist and former Israeli ambassador to the United States Michael Oren joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss America’s disaster in Afghanistan and the U.S.-Israel relationship. The two discuss the impact of America’s withdrawal from the Middle East on Israel and its Arab allies, U.S. policy toward Iran, the impact of crit…
 
Former U.S. envoy for combatting anti-Semitism Elan Carr joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss what needs to be done to halt the rise in Jew-hatred. The two talk about whether former President Donald Trump enabled anti-Semitism, extremism on the Internet and confronting Jew-hatred on both the left and right. They also discuss critical…
 
Journalist and author Naomi Schaefer Riley joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss the damage that critical race theory is doing to children. The two discuss the impact radical and woke ideas about race are having on kids and how cancel culture works. They also explore what we’ve learned about the role that both intermarriage and the de…
 
Washington Examiner magazine editor Seth Mandel joins JNS editor in chief Jonathan Tobin to talk about why the ADL is failing to confront anti-Semitism, polarization and home schooling. The two discuss how the ADL is abandoning its role as an anti-Semitism watchdog in favor of partisan advocacy, the need to emphasize that anti-Zionism is anti-Semit…
 
Author and commentator Liel Liebovitz joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to talk about whether Jews are white, the right Jewish answer to anti-Semitism and the disconnect between Israelis and Americans. The two discuss the impact of critical race theory and ideas about white privilege on the way Americans think about the Middle East. They als…
 
Historian and author Gil Troy joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to talk about how toxic theories about the past are fueling anti-Semitism and undermining Jewish identity and support for Israel. The two discuss how partisanship has given a pass to the spread of destructive ideas like critical race theory and intersectionality and how such ide…
 
In this week’s episode, the Tikvah Fund head and foreign-policy veteran of the Reagan, Bush and Trump administrations joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to talk diplomacy, democracy and the future of American Jewry. The two discuss President Joe Biden’s strategies and his attempt to get closer to Iran and the Palestinians, the foreign-policy …
 
In this week’s episode of Top Story, Fox News contributor and former White House spokesman Ari Fleischer joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to talk about the politics of support for Israel. They analyze the way the two political parties have changed in their attitudes toward Israel and what, if anything, can be done to restore a bipartisan co…
 
In this week’s episode of “Top Story,” JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin is joined by Shoshana Bryen, Senior Director of the Jewish Policy Center and editor of inFOCUS Quarterly. They discuss what to expect from the Biden administration’s efforts to reinstate the Iran nuclear deal and its approach to the Middle East as well as why efforts to appea…
 
In Episode 5 of “Top Story With Jonathan Tobin,” JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin is joined by columnist Melanie Phillips. Together they discuss the recent surge in anti-Semitism and examine the way that radical ideas like critical race theory and the demonization of Israel by leftist elites and Islamist groups have facilitated Jew-hatred in both…
 
In episode 4 of “Top Story With Jonathan Tobin,” JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin is joined by JNS Jerusalem bureau chief Alex Traiman to discuss the possible end of the Netanyahu era as rivals Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid close in on a coalition agreement that will end the prime minister’s time in office. They consider the implications of a ne…
 
In Episode 3 of “Top Story,” JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin is joined by columnist and editor Ruthie Blum who discusses the way smearing Israel legitimizes anti-Semitism and Hamas. They analyze the way the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement and the associated ideologies of critical race theory and intersectionalism have given a permission …
 
In this week’s episode of “Top Story with Jonathan Tobin,” the editor-in-chief of JNS explores reasons for the protests against Israel involving a controversial court case and the status of Jerusalem, as well as the way some in the Democratic Party have adopted a false narrative about the Jewish state oppressing Palestinians. He explains why in thi…
 
On April 10, 2015 Hudson Institute’s Center for Chinese Strategy hosted a conversation with David Feith, Hong Kong-based editorial page writer for The Wall Street Journal, and Libby Liu, president of Radio Free Asia, to examine the legacy of the Hong Kong protests, the future of uncensored media, and the democracy movement. Michael Pillsbury, direc…
 
On September 6, Hudson Institute’s Kleptocracy Initiative held a discussion on a new report examining what policies are needed to close the loopholes commonly exploited by foreign kleptocrats and their professional facilitators in the United States.By Hudson Institute
 
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