JNS - Top Story

JNS - Top Story

9 Episodes

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin

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JNS - Top Story
  • 9. Liel Leibovitz 'I Do Not Believe in Equity'

    Episode 9

    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.

  • 8. Gil Troy: Organizations ‘Launching Full-Scale War on American Jewish Identity

    Episode 8

    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.

  • 7. Elliott Abrams: 'No basis for moving forward with two-state solution'

    Episode 7

    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.

  • 6. What Iran and the Palestinians Really Want

    Episode 6

    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 approa...

  • 5. Israel's New Government

    Episode 5

    In Episode 6 of “Top Story With Jonathan Tobin,” JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin discusses the swearing-in of Israel’s new government and the ousting of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He asks whether it can survive and what it will mean if it does.

  • 4. What’s behind the surge in Anti-Semitism?

    Episode 4

    In Episode 4of “Top Story With Jonathan Tobin,” JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin is joined by columnist Melanie Phillips.

  • 3. The End of the Netanyahu era?

    Episode 3

    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 t...

  • 2. Smearing Israel and the Legitimization of Anti-Semitism

    Episode 2

    In this episode 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 ra...

  • 1. The Truth about Jerusalem

    Episode 1

    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 ...