What to eat, read, and do during the holiday

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author turns 102 this weekend. Read up on his incredible career.

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Hard-Right Pro-Israel Partisans Should Stop Deluding Themselves About Trump

He’s pushed for Israeli-Palestinian peace, waived Iran sanctions, pressured Israel on settlements, and refused to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. What will it take for Trump’s hardline pro-Israel backers to criticize him?

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Yale Cements Its Line in the Academic Sand by Awarding the Student ‘Truthtellers’ Who Bullied Faculty

In 2015, an email over Halloween costume propriety prompted a public debate over free speech and race. Its conclusion is telling.

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Missing in Action

Keeping alive the memory of my uncle, lost at sea in WWII

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Illegal Immigration and the Book of Ruth

Shavuot offers an important lesson for politics today.

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My Grandmother, the Undocumented Immigrant

On a recent trip to Cuba, I learned more about my grandmother’s journey to America—and the different ways my family has interpreted that piece of our history

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Sarah Halimi Was Beaten to Death in Paris By a Muslim Attacker Reciting Verses From the Quran. The Press Covered it Up.

France struggles to separate terrorism from cases of individuals following a psychotic impulse fueled by the rise of anti-Semitism

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The Rockefeller Brothers Fund and BDS

How a storied philanthropy came to lend its legitimacy—and money—to groups that push boycotting Israel

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Trump’s Middle East Trip Was a Big, Surprising Success—and the Iranian Regime is Nervous

How the president’s photo-op diplomacy plays in Riyadh, Tehran, Beirut, Jerusalem, and back home in Trumpland

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‘Twin Peaks’ and ‘House of Cards’ Offer Differing Lessons in Morality

One’s a little bit silly, the other a lot like the Talmud

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Wall This Way

Episode 91: Novelist Ruth Gilligan on writing the Jews of Ireland, and Yascha Mounk on rising populism in Europe and the U.S.

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Rokhl’s Golden City

Tablet’s new kinda-sorta-weekly column brings you diaspora culture with a Yiddish twist