On September 6, 2022, Rabbi Meir Soloveichik launched a new daily podcast, Jerusalem 365, in which he tells the 4,000-year history of the most interesting, spiritually dynamic city in the world.

To mark this momentous occasion, Tikvah has convened a series of conversations between Rabbi Soloveichik and important public leaders, to discuss their unique connections to the Holy City—“What Jerusalem Means To Me.” Through these wide-ranging discussions, we’ll come to learn what makes Jerusalem so important to people of all walks of life, and understand why a podcast like Jerusalem 365 is so essential right now.

In this video, Rabbi Soloveichik is joined by the former U.S. Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo. In his time at the State Department, Secretary Pompeo, who is also a former U.S. Congressman and CIA Director, played a critical role in brokering the Abraham Accords and in recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Here, he discusses his personal and professional experiences in Jerusalem and the remarkable nature of the Abraham Accords.

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The Bible, the Founders, and the War on American History

The Bible, the Founders, and the War on American History

American history is under siege today. Rabbi Soloveichik explores how can we make sure our children learn and appreciate the American story, and thinks about the role Jews have in this mission.

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