Tablet’s new kinda-sorta-weekly column brings you diaspora culture with a Yiddish twist
Move over, blintzes. A Romanian dish called malai, made from cornmeal and ricotta cheese, is a new holiday favorite.
How the president’s photo-op diplomacy plays in Riyadh, Tehran, Beirut, Jerusalem, and back home in Trumpland
‘Operation Wedding’ is directed by Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov, whose parents led the Leningrad plane hijacking that was ultimately foiled by the KGB
Cancer patients find a new perspective on the present and the future in the Jewish ritual of counting the Omer
The former governor of Arkansas brought his bass to Israel, apparently
How the late Roger Moore’s first wife ended up in a small Israeli town
Party on Ilana, Party on Abbi
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’
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’
The Tanya, a Lubavitcher spiritual text, could be the next big thing for secular self-help
Because there is no aggressive surge—in fact settlements have not grown in years
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.
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
Saying goodbye to a channel that embodied the Founding Fathers’ authoritarian, socialist beliefs