Mark Oppenheimer is Tablet’s editor at large. He hosts the podcast Unorthodox.
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Can You Feel the Love?

A Pew poll suggests that Jews spark high feelings of ‘warmth’ among—and compared to—other religious groups

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The Unplugged Life

In ‘The Revenge of Analog,’ author David Sax explores the rewards of living untethered to digital technologies

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All Dogs Go to Heaven

My dog J.J. gave my family 13 good years. Now it’s her time to go.

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Can Islam Be More Jewish?

In his new book ‘What Is Islam?,’ the late scholar Shahab Ahmed asks if it’s time to return to an idea of the religion that prizes more than just the Quran

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Is it Cool to Say ‘Jewess’?

A roundtable consisting of five women—and one man—debate the merits of using the term ‘Jewess’

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Suzi at Yale

The forgotten Ivy League sex scandal of 1960—an excerpt from Tablet’s print magazine

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Ugly, Fat, Short, Jewish

Norman G. Finkelstein recently wondered: Which trait—ugly, fat, short, or Jewish—would most likely work against a job interviewee?

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Not Jew-ish but a Jew

Edgar Bronfman’s posthumous book asks ‘Why Be Jewish?’ It’s the wrong question. Jews have no choice.

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More Voices Weigh In on Marc Gafni Controversy

Phillips Exeter Academy chaplain on the ex-rabbi: ‘I hope he comes back regularly’

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Understanding the Marc Gafni Story, Part II

Talking to the friends and colleagues of a controversial ex-rabbi

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All About That Trayf

Next week in Boston, some Jews will fill their gullets with roasted pig and assorted shellfish. This dinner is definitely not sanctioned by the Association for Jewish Studies.

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Person Up, Yale Students

Campus Week: The problem with protests isn’t that they’re radical, but that they’re not radical enough

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Oh, Willis Carto, We Hardly Knew Ye

The Holocaust denier and publisher of anti-Semitic drivel has died. We should have known the all-American better.

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Teenage Dream, Real Genius

Amazon’s excellent new TV Series ‘Red Oaks’ is a fresh take on the ’80s teen comedy

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Far From the Tree

An open letter to writer Elizabeth Weil, who’s unsure how to help her 12-year-old become a bat mitzvah

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Why I Refuse to Boycott BYU as a Guest Speaker

Citing opposition to a strict school policy, a sociologist scheduled to give a talk at the Mormon-sponsored university backed out. I wondered if I should do the same.

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Fashion Genius

Ralph Lauren may be stepping down as CEO, but his polo shirts showed us how to play the part of a life well-lived, with money well-spent

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School’s Out—But Why?

Our public schools have few Jews left. We should let everyone go to school on Jewish holidays.

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The Illusionist

Al Seckel has left the country. But the world’s greatest collector of optical illusions left some troubles behind.

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An Ode to My Father and His Courageous Career

‘I’d never have had the courage to do something so eccentric and insecure if not for your example’

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Anti-Anti-Semitic Fundamentalism

Canary Mission turns the fight against hate into a secret witchhunt

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Yale Responds to Swastika Drawn on Campus

What would ousted Yale chaplain Bruce Shipman do in light of the incident?

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Crucified by His Own Bishop

The Yale Episcopal chaplain, forced out over accusations of anti-Semitism, talks about his downfall

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High Holiday Reading from Tablet

A preview of what’s to come over the next few weeks

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The Yale Chaplain Who Doesn’t Get Jews

If Jews make Israeli policy, do Wasps run England?

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Zionism for Refugees

With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel

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The Wall Street Journal Needs a Linguistics Lesson

Hundred percent, as the Orthodox say

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How Not To Write a Zionist Op-Ed

Ex-Israeli ambassador Michael Oren still sounds like PR man in WSJ essay

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Mika Brzezinski Welcomes Viewers to ‘Morning Jew’

And a challenge for our readers

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