‘Afghanistan is the swamp and Trump now owns it’
German beer culture’s surprising origins
An overlooked golden age of Jewish culture flowered in the cities of Istanbul, Edirne, Salonica, Izmir, Aleppo, Damascus, Baghdad, Cairo, and Alexandria—where almost no Jews live today
In start-up nation, the standards just keep getting higher
My Aunt Eva’s recipe came with my family from Eastern Europe more than a century ago. Today, I bake them in memory of my mother.
How J.F.R. Jacob saved hundreds of thousands of lives in the land that became Bangladesh
Lessons from the first day of class on Manhattan’s Upper West Side in the early 1950s
A short story, in numbers
Ian’s decision to convert reminded me of how meaningful Judaism truly is to me
At shul, some are wondering: Haven’t we heard that melody before?
Forget that long slog in the oven: Your brisket needs an Instant Pot
After I left the Orthodox world—and my marriage—I found a new place to observe the Jewish New Year: on a different kind of path
Taken out of context, ancient Rabbinic laws—such as those on capital punishment discussed in this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ study—can attract the attention of those who hate us
Long a dull staple of Rosh Hashanah tables, honey cake is having a renaissance, with a wide range of new variations
Successive two-term administrations made a mess of the Middle East. Who will clean up?
Two new studies of Islam portray recent outbursts of coordinated violence and oppression not as a reaction to Western liberalism but instead as fundamental to the religion itself
To better understand the settler movement today, look to new thinkers like Rav Shagar, not the foundational minds of Ravs Kook, Amital, and Lichtenstein
‘Bookworm,’ Tablet’s voracious new column: Alexandria swoons