The Tanya, a Lubavitcher spiritual text, could be the next big thing for secular self-help
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
Like a Libyan dictator of old, the leader is everywhere, including inside your head
What to eat, read, and do during the holiday
Move over, blintzes. A Romanian dish called malai, made from cornmeal and ricotta cheese, is a new holiday favorite.
One clue: The Russia story is a replay of how the former White House smeared pro-Israel activists in the lead-up to the Iran Deal
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author turns 102 this weekend. Read up on his incredible career.
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?
Let’s make swastikas look like sassafras
In 2015, an email over Halloween costume propriety prompted a public debate over free speech and race. Its conclusion is telling.
Keeping alive the memory of my uncle, lost at sea in WWII
Shavuot offers an important lesson for politics today.
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
France struggles to separate terrorism from cases of individuals following a psychotic impulse fueled by the rise of anti-Semitism
How a storied philanthropy came to lend its legitimacy—and money—to groups that push boycotting Israel
How the president’s photo-op diplomacy plays in Riyadh, Tehran, Beirut, Jerusalem, and back home in Trumpland
One’s a little bit silly, the other a lot like the Talmud
Episode 91: Novelist Ruth Gilligan on writing the Jews of Ireland, and Yascha Mounk on rising populism in Europe and the U.S.
Tablet’s new kinda-sorta-weekly column brings you diaspora culture with a Yiddish twist