Jonathan Zalman, a staff editor, runs The Scroll, Tablet's news blog.
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Ageless Jeff Goldblum Returning to Tired ‘Jurassic Park’ Franchise

The new film will make money, and it'll probably be bad, but at least Goldblum will liven it up with his droll sense of humor

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Politico’s Dubious Chabad Story Receives Widespread Criticism

A new low for Politico, just in time for Passover

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Tel Aviv’s Chief Rabbi, a Holocaust Survivor Himself, Calls Syrian Crisis ‘a Holocaust’

Yisrael Meir Lau, who was liberated from Buchenwald when he was 8, has called for action

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Shabbat Shalom, From the Beastie Boys

On the 30th anniversary of Licensed to Ill, here's a video of Mike D, MCA, and Ad-Rock freestylin' for MTV on the Lower East Side. Get your weekend started right.

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One Bad Bagel in L.A.

A Beastie Boys-inspired food truck serves up uninspiring fare

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Bob Dylan Will Receive His Nobel Prize After All, Just in Private

The 75-year-old crooner will give a pair of concerts in Stockholm this weekend and meet with the Swedish academy behind closed doors

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WWE Entertainer Paul Heyman Says Kaddish for Goldberg: Watch

Two proud Jews are having a war of the words. Would you believe it?

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Two Comedians—One Muslim, One Jewish—Share a Stage. And a Life.

Eman El Husseini and Jess Salomon take the bima at L.A.'s oldest shul

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Phyllis Chesler Says She Was ‘Disinvited’ from UJA Women’s Rights Event

The prolific feminist author, who was set to speak at an upcoming New York event, published an op-ed wondering if organizers took issue with her opinions

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Princeton’s Tourney Hopes Rest on a Jewish Kid From Jersey

Spencer Weisz, the Ivy League Player of the Year, cut his teeth in Israel. Now he's got his eyes on an NCAA trophy.

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Pit Bull Punim Are the Best. Just Ask Patrick Stewart.

The actor and his wife are fostering a pit bull named Ginger. Her wrinkly face has apparently inspired some Yiddish in their household.

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Meet Fernanda Tomchinsky-Galanternik, the First Female Rabbi at Brazil’s Largest Synagogue

The psychologist and mother of one will lead a congregation of 2,000 families at São Paulo’s Congregação Israelita Paulista

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We Are Living in a Turbulent and Ominous Hour. Let’s Talk About It.

Bernard-Henri Lévy, Leon Wieseltier, Paul Berman, and Tablet editor-in-chief Alana Newhouse in conversation at the 92 Street Y on March 29

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Trita Parsi’s Accusations Over Kansas Shooting Are the Least of NIAC’s Problems

The National Iranian American Council president co-wrote an article arguing that a small group of people—all of them Jewish—pushed war with Iran and therefore bear some responsibility in a Missouri killing

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L.A.’s Mexican-Italian-Jewish Mayor Wins Re-Election in Landslide

Eric Garcetti's election to a second term shows what happens when Democratic majority coalitions are aligned in their values

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Journalist Juan Thompson Charged With Cyberstalking, Making Multiple Bomb Threats to JCCs

Thompson is alleged to have made at least eight bomb threats nationwide as part of a 'campaign of harassment' against his former girlfriend

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Bomb Threats and Vandalism: Piecing Together the Recent Wave of Anti-Semitism Across the U.S.

Bombs threats have targeted over 100 JCCs; a bullet pierces a synagogue window in Indiana; two cemeteries are desecrated

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Amar’e Stoudemire Says He’d Go Out of His Way to Avoid a Gay Teammate

The former NBA All-Star is stirring up controversy in Israel

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World Chess Hall of Fame to Induct Four New Members. All of Them Are Jewish.

Paula Kalmar-Wolf, Alla Kushnir, Viktor Korchnoi, and Edward Lasker will be honored in a March 28 ceremony in St. Louis

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Oscar Winner Reminds Us Why Jewish Moms Are the Best

After winning an Oscar for Best Original Song—'City of Stars' from 'La La Land'—lyricist Benj Pasek thanked his mom for letting him 'quit the JCC soccer team to be in a school musical.'

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New York Governor Announces New Initiatives to Fight ‘Explosion’ of Hate Crimes, Anti-Semitism

Andrew Cuomo: 'There is no place for hate or discrimination or bigotry in New York'

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Adam Sandler’s New Movie Pays Homage to 1990s L.A.

In 'Sandy Wexler,' the comedian plays a Los Angeles talent manager with a crush on his client

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An Inspiration in the Kitchen

Pearl Nathan, the mother of Tablet food columnist Joan Nathan, dies at 103

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Mash-up of Alex Trebek Rapping Drake (and Desiigner and Weezy and Kayne) Lyrics Will Make You Smile

Trebek spits hot fiya—about starting from the bottom, buying choppers, and pandas

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Homer Vs. Abe, Tarkatower Vs. Botvinnik

This week's episode of 'The Simpsons' featured a duel between father and son, played as a reenactment of a 1936 game between legendary Jewish grandmasters

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NFL Players Back Out of Israel Trip, But a Handful Still Go

Five out of an original 11 active NFL players are currently in Israel, enjoying a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee

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Etan Patz Trial Finally Comes to a Close

A jury has found Pedro Hernandez guilty of kidnapping and murdering Etan Patz, 38 years after he went missing

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Burger King Israel Is Your Titillating Id

The fast food chain is offering Israelis sex toys when they buy an 'Adult Meal' for Valentine's Day. For Hanukkah, it was a burger-doughnut. It's all good.

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