Aly Raisman’s hair preparation routine—and her impending performance at the Rio Olympics—is the distraction we all need from these Trumpian times

A federal judge has requested Malaysia and Singapore extradite Alí Akbar Velayati, who is an adviser to Ayatollah Khamenei

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Bieber’s Manager Takes Rapper Lil’ Dicky Under his Wing

Scooter Braun made an international sensation out of Justin Bieber. How will he market Lil’ Dicky, a talented and rising Jewish rap artist who’s not afraid to make fun of himself?

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Introducing ‘The Chosen Ones’

A new column by Periel Aschenbrand about Jews doing fabulous things

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview With Sigal Avin

The Israeli-American writer and director talks with us about rats on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Larry David, and her favorite Jewish holiday

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In Wine, Truth

A postcard leads to a discovery of a Jewish family’s lost vineyard in Hungary

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Kobayashi Maru

What ‘Star Trek’ can teach us about no-win situations

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The Hot Seat

This week on Unorthodox: ‘Employee of the Month’ host Catie Lazarus and pastor Scott Jones, plus NFL Twitter drama

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Two States, One Homeland: The Promised Land of Isra-stine?

Eliaz Cohen believes one way to break the one-state/two-state dichotomy might be to combine them, in an attempt to avoid ‘righting a wrong’ by creating another wrong

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Ukrainian Holocaust Perpetrators Are Being Honored in Place of Their Victims

75 years after a little-known massacre, another memorial in Eastern Europe is erected to obfuscate the history of World War II

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Panic in Cleveland, Gay Pride in Jerusalem

Returning to the scene of last year’s hate-motivated stabbing, as the Holy City again celebrates all forms of sexuality and gender

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Woody Allen’s Biographer Tells All

Id meet ego. Ego, id. The celebrated, controversial, highly self-aware filmmaker’s new ‘Café Society’ is about himself—but who is that?

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A Holy Fool

Tablet Original Fiction: A Jewish heretic wants to read—literature

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A Memoir of Jewish Camp From Somebody Who Never Attended

‘I thought I knew something about what being Jewish means. Then my wife and I started looking into summer camps for our son.’