Episodes

Oct. 8, 2020

Phyllis Costanza on Deuteronomy 16:20 – “Just Ends and Just Means, To…

Mark is delighted to welcome Phyllis Costanza, Head of UBS in Society and CEO of the UBS Optimus Foundation, to the podcast today…

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Oct. 5, 2020

Bret Stephens on Genesis 14 -- “The Beginnings of Foreign Policy" - S…

Bret Stephens, one of the United States’ great public intellectuals over the past two decades, joins Mark for the podcast today. …

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Oct. 5, 2020

Senator Marco Rubio on Proverbs 3:5-6 -- “Trust: Lessons from the Pro…

Mark’s friend, Senator Marco Rubio, joins him on the podcast today. The son of Cuban immigrants, Marco grew up in Miami and Las V…

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Oct. 5, 2020

Jim Copland on Numbers 12 – “The Allure of Beauty, the Sin of Gossip …

Jim Copland, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and director of Legal Policy, joins Mark for today’s episode. During his st…

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Oct. 1, 2020

Ambassador Michael Oren on his new book -- “Portrait of the Artist a…

Today’s edition of the podcast is the first to not involve a discussion of a biblical verse, but is instead a special discussion …

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Oct. 1, 2020

Jonathan Neumann on Numbers 14:22 – “Slandering the Land of Israel” -…

Mark is delighted to welcome Jewish public intellectual, attorney and author, Jonathan Neumann, to the podcast today. A graduate …

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Sept. 29, 2020

Gil Troy on Genesis 12:1-3 – “The Moment When the Jewish People Are B…

Award-winning American presidential historian and leading Zionist activist, Gil Troy, joins Mark on the podcast today. Gil’s many…

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Sept. 29, 2020

Rick Pino on 1 Samuel 16:7 – “God Seeing into the Heart” - S1E60

Mark is delighted and honored to welcome his friend, Rick Pino, to the podcast today. Rick is the founder of the Heart of David M…

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Sept. 29, 2020

Zachary Karabell on Genesis 41:46-53 – “The Economics of Joseph: How …

Mark is delighted to welcome Zachary Karabell to the podcast today. Zachary is an author, columnist, podcast host, founder of the…

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Sept. 24, 2020

Tali Farhadian Weinstein on Bava Metzia 30b – “The Imperative of Just…

Prosecutor, professor, and proven criminal justice reformer, Tali Farhadian Weinstein, is Mark’s guest on the podcast today. Tali…

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Sept. 24, 2020

Dr. Rick Hodes on Psalms 106:3 and Deuteronomy 4:6– “Doing Righteousn…

Dr. Rick Hodes, Medical Director of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is Mark’s ve…

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Sept. 21, 2020

Dr. Amy-Jill Levine and Dr. Marc Brettler on the Book of Jonah – “A W…

Mark is delighted to be joined by Dr. Amy-Jill (AJ) Levine and Dr. Marc Brettler, the editors of the Jewish Annotated New Testame…

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Sept. 21, 2020

Eli Beer on Deuteronomy 30:19 – “Choosing Life” - S1E55

Mark is so delighted to welcome his very good friend and partner in United Hatzalah, Eli Beer, to the podcast today. As a young m…

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Sept. 21, 2020

Dr. Lance Plyler on Isaiah 6:1-7 – “Commissioned to Do God’s Work on …

Mark is delighted to welcome his good friend and humanitarian hero, Dr. Lance Plyler to today’s episode. As the Director of World…

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Sept. 17, 2020

Rabbi David Wolpe on 1 Kings 19:11-13 – “The Thin Voice of Silence” -…

Mark is absolutely delighted to welcome his great friend, Rabbi David Wolpe, to the podcast today. Perhaps the greatest Torah com…

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Sept. 17, 2020

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner on Deuteronomy 10:18-19– “Loving The Stranger”…

Mark is thoroughly delighted to welcome Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, to the…

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Sept. 14, 2020

Pastor George Searight II on Numbers 13 – “Seeing Mountains or Steppi…

Mark’s guest on the podcast today is Pastor George Searight II, the founding Pastor of Lifetime Community Church in Orlando, Flor…

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Sept. 14, 2020

Logan Beirne on Micah 4:4 – “George Washington's Commitment to Religi…

Mark’s good friend, Logan Beirne, joins him for today’s episode. In addition to being Mark’s partner in, and CEO of, Matterhorn T…

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Sept. 14, 2020

Richard Sandler on Deuteronomy 30:12-13– “Listening: Who We Are and W…

Attorney, investor, and one of the great Jewish leaders in the United States, Richard Sandler, is Mark’s guest on the podcast tod…

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Sept. 10, 2020

Pastor Teo Hayashi on Esther 4:14– “Created to Live for Something Gre…

Mark is delighted to welcome his friend, Pastor Teo Hayashi, to the podcast today. Teo is the founder of the Dunamis Movement, a …

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Sept. 10, 2020

Representative Josh Gottheimer on Proverbs 29:18 and Isaiah 40:31 – “…

Mark’s friend, Representative Josh Gottheimer, joins him on the podcast today. Josh represents New Jersey's Fifth Congressional D…

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Sept. 8, 2020

Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz on Exodus 13:2 – “Primogeniture” - S1E46

Mark is delighted to welcome his friend, Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz, to the podcast today. Rabbi Steinmetz has been a congregational R…

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Sept. 8, 2020

Tevi Troy on Deuteronomy 4:4 – “Continuity Through Action” - S1E45

Tevi Troy, the best-selling presidential historian and former White House aide, joins Mark for today’s episode. As Deputy Secreta…

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Sept. 8, 2020

Dr. Andrew Rehfeld on Judges 17:6 – “The Importance of Strong Central…

Leading political scientist and distinguished Jewish communal leader, Dr. Andrew Rehfeld, joins Mark on the podcast today. Andrew…

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