Jews do the milestone event all wrong. Here’s a quick, and meaningful, fix.
‘The Jewish Catalog’—a quasi-hip, countercultural book of how-to Judaism—was all the rage in the Seventies. How does it hold up now?
A Pew poll suggests that Jews spark high feelings of ‘warmth’ among—and compared to—other religious groups
In ‘The Revenge of Analog,’ author David Sax explores the rewards of living untethered to digital technologies
My dog J.J. gave my family 13 good years. Now it’s her time to go.
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
A roundtable consisting of five women—and one man—debate the merits of using the term ‘Jewess’
The forgotten Ivy League sex scandal of 1960—an excerpt from Tablet’s print magazine
Norman G. Finkelstein recently wondered: Which trait—ugly, fat, short, or Jewish—would most likely work against a job interviewee?
Steely Dan rocks Connecticut
Edgar Bronfman’s posthumous book asks ‘Why Be Jewish?’ It’s the wrong question. Jews have no choice.
Phillips Exeter Academy chaplain on the ex-rabbi: ‘I hope he comes back regularly’
Talking to the friends and colleagues of a controversial ex-rabbi
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.
Campus Week: The problem with protests isn’t that they’re radical, but that they’re not radical enough
The Holocaust denier and publisher of anti-Semitic drivel has died. We should have known the all-American better.
Amazon’s excellent new TV Series ‘Red Oaks’ is a fresh take on the ’80s teen comedy
An open letter to writer Elizabeth Weil, who’s unsure how to help her 12-year-old become a bat mitzvah
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.
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
Our public schools have few Jews left. We should let everyone go to school on Jewish holidays.
Al Seckel has left the country. But the world’s greatest collector of optical illusions left some troubles behind.
‘I’d never have had the courage to do something so eccentric and insecure if not for your example’
Canary Mission turns the fight against hate into a secret witchhunt
What would ousted Yale chaplain Bruce Shipman do in light of the incident?
The Yale Episcopal chaplain, forced out over accusations of anti-Semitism, talks about his downfall
A preview of what’s to come over the next few weeks
If Jews make Israeli policy, do Wasps run England?
With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel
Hundred percent, as the Orthodox say