Sapir is a journal exploring the future of the American Jewish community and its intersection with cultural, social, and political issues. It is published by Maimonides Fund with Bret Stephens serving as Editor-in-Chief.

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Notable & Quotable

I find myself recommending pieces in Sapir to friends almost daily. With a sense of urgency and literary flair, Sapir surfaces the issues that matter most to the Jewish people—and helps us shape the path ahead.

— DAN SENOR, equity partner at Elliott Investment Management and host of the Call Me Back podcast
Bret Stephens Editor-in-Chief
Mark Charendoff Publisher
Ariella Saperstein Associate Publisher
Saul Rosenberg Managing Editor
Felicia Herman Associate Editor
Katherine Messenger Designer & Illustrator
Isaac Hart Editorial Assistant


November 3, 2022

In response to our Cancellation issue, we’ve been asked about organizations and resources related to promoting more constructive discourse inside and outside Jewish spaces. Below is a sampling of nonprofits doing such work. A More Pe...

July 29, 2022

Education is the central theme of the sixth issue of Sapir. What makes for a great Jewish education? Does meritocracy harm or help America -- and what does Judaism tell us about the real nature of merit? How do we cultivate the habits of a...

December 2, 2021

You are the editor of Sapir, a new quarterly journal of Jewish ideas published by the Maimonides Fund. How’s that going, and what’s the theme of the next one? It’s now a permanent thing. We started with the idea of four issu...

September 9, 2021

"Many of the Sapir authors offer different perspectives on the complexity and nuances of Jewish power, recognizing that power is deeply flawed and requires self-critique, while reminding us that possessing power and agency is essential to...

April 26, 2021

Maimonides Fund is pleased to announce the launch of Sapir: A Journal of Jewish Conversations. Sapir is a limited-run journal. It will include four issues exploring different themes, to be released quarterly over the course of the coming y...