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Rabbi, Run

Gershom Sizomu, the first African-born black rabbi in Uganda, ran for his country’s parliament, trying to win support from outside the tiny, century-old Ugandan Jewish community he leads. A photo diary.

Revolutionary Choices

Are the mass protests toppling regimes across the Middle East closer in spirit to 1979 Iran or 1989 Eastern Europe? Paul Berman, Elliott Abrams, Bruce Riedel, Andrew Tabler, and Brian Katulis consider the region’s future.

Letters Lost and Found

Type designer Scott-Martin Kosofsky explains the creation of Le Bé, his new digitization of a beautiful 16th-century Hebrew typeface. It debuts in The Selected Poems of Yehuda Halevi, a Nextbook Press e-book published this week.

Merry December 25!

From Chinese food and movies to A Christmas Carol performance and a Yiddish-accented visit from St. Nick: Our collected coverage of Jews on Christmas

Web Wars!

The Internet is reshaping our ideas of diplomacy, governance, and war—especially in the Middle East

High Holidays 5771

Collected Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur coverage

Question of Faith

Photos: In Medellín, Colombia, Jewish converts trace their heritage to the Spanish Inquisition

Tell It on the Mountain

A guide to all our coverage for the Shavuot holiday

We Have a Poetry Contest Winner!

Read Susan Comninos’ poem

At Such a Time, My Eyes Can’t Hold

Your daily poetry fix

Be Still, You Booming Surf

Your daily poetry fix

Lord, You Are My Sole Desire

Your daily poetry fix

Driven by Longing

Your daily poetry fix

Today on Tablet

Subtle messages from fiction, and from God

Has a New Flood Drowned the Land

Your daily poetry fix

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