In an op-ed for The New York Times, Lewinsky muses on how the late Roger Ailes turned television—via her relationship with Bill Clinton—into a ‘modern coliseum…of shame and vitriol’

Near the former Theresienstadt concentration camp in the Czech Republic, a 13-piece orchestra played music composed by prisoners during the Holocaust

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Trump and Bibi Have Their Cake and Eat It Too

A chef made a chess-themed dessert for the American and Israeli leaders. Metaphors abound.

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The Media’s Tired Adam Sandler Narrative

The comedian is being lauded for his acting in the upcoming film The Meyerowitz Stories. Deserving as he may be, the notion that his performance comes as some surprise is a high-brow cheap shot at the comedic legend.

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What’ll Drake’s 26th Tattoo Be? Celine Dion’s Face, Apparently.

At the Billboard Music Awards, Drizzy bowed to Queen Celine, cementing the Canadian royal ranks once and for all

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A Dish That’s Perfect for Shavuot—or Breakfast Any Time

Move over, blintzes. A Romanian dish called malai, made from cornmeal and ricotta cheese, is a new holiday favorite.

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The Talmud’s Hot Tub Time Machine

How Moses could know how his people’s story would end before it was even written is in keeping with the spirit of ‘Daf Yomi’

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Not Just for Hasidim Anymore

The Tanya, a Lubavitcher spiritual text, could be the next big thing for secular self-help

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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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Aggressive Surge in Israeli Settlement Activity Under Netanyahu Imperils Trump Peace Push (Not)

Because there is no aggressive surge—in fact settlements have not grown in years

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Mother Land

Revisionists (but not Richard Spencer) want the equestrian statue of Robert E. Lee removed from a park in Charlottesville, Virginia, my hometown. What they don’t realize is that it’s not the only memorial there.

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Rokhl’s Golden City

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

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Are Right-Wing American Jewish Settlers Destroying Zionism?

A new history, City on a Hilltop, looks at the huge range of political affiliations that have animated people to occupy land in and around Israel

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Farewell, Israel’s State-Run TV. You Won’t Be Missed.

Saying goodbye to a channel that embodied the Founding Fathers’ authoritarian, socialist beliefs