Edited by Jonathan Zalman
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A Visit to the Barbershop on Lag B’Omer

A reporter takes a trip to Lower Manhattan on the day many observant Jews are finally allowed to get a haircut again

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A Buzzworthy ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ

Austin ‘Buzzy’ Cohen is tearing it up on Jeopardy! and he’s taking Alex Trebek along for the ride

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From ‘Curly Sue’ to Bona Fide ‘Voice’ Star

The former child actress and mother of two won ‘The Voice’ this week thanks in part to a rousing rendition of a Barbra Streisand classic

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Protesters Take Aim at Whole Foods CEO and His Link to Marc Gafni

Demonstrators in New York and Los Angeles called on John Mackey to distance himself from the former rabbi who has been accused sexual assault

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Express Yourself

A video showing two Jewish girls rapping about the benefits of genetics testing has received a mixed response, which is a shande because it’s fantastic

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Before Its Destruction: Jobar Synagogue in Syria

An organization called Diarna has created an online ‘geo-museum’ where visitors to explore historical Jewish sites in the Middle East and Northern Africa that no longer exist

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Former BBC Chief Claims Legendary British Golf Club Was Anti-Semitic

Lord Grade’s claim comes amid Muirfield’s controversial vote to continue its men-only membership policy

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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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Three Incredible Bat Mitzvahs

A sweet story about a group of women—three octogenarians and one nonagenarian—who embarked on a journey to become bat mitzvahs shows, once again, that it’s never too late to fulfill a lifelong dream

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How Oberlin Has Repeatedly Failed To Confront Anti-Semitism on Campus

The college was made aware that it had an anti-Semitic professor on staff a month before the media broke the story. It failed to act—and that is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Taylor Swift Is Not a Nazi

Among other stupid and hateful proclamations, a popular white supremacist blogger said Taylor Swift is an ‘Aryan Goddess’ who is ‘secretly a Nazi’

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Believe In ‘The Path’

Hulu’s ‘The Path’ is remarkable because it portrays religion and systems of belief with an earnestness the likes of which we’ve rarely seen on television

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Watch Morley Safer and Don Hewitt Talk About Their Judaism in 2006

The ’60 Minutes’ team spoke with candor about their unique faiths at the 92 Street Y in Manhattan

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Libertarian VP Candidate Bill Weld Says Trump’s Deportation Plan Like Kristallnacht

The former Massachusetts Governor says some of Trump’s policies are ‘way out there’

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No Glory for the Clean-Shaven

Is there a deeper, Kabbalah-inspired meaning behind the playoff beard?

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Finger Lickin’ Good: Kosher Bacon

I once questioned cooking with kosher bacon, but now I’m in love with it. Here are two delicious ‘facon’ recipes.

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Trump Supporters Hurl Anti-Semitic Twitter Attacks at ‘New York Times’ Editor

Jonathan Weisman was hit with a flurry of hateful messages after he tweeted articles critical of Trump

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What Moshe Ya’alon’s Resignation Means for Israel’s Future

The former Israeli Defense Minister declared, ‘To my great regret, extremist and dangerous forces have taken over Israel and the Likud movement’

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Go Ahead, Buy It. Joan Rivers Would Want You To Have It.

Christie’s will auction items from Joan Rivers’s private collection in June

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Morley Safer on Gefilte Fish, Observing the High Holidays, and Visiting Auschwitz

An excerpt from ‘Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish’

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Cannes 2016: Five Films to Look Out For

A dispatch from the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera

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Sholem Aleichem’s Work Continues to Inspire

Though he died 100 years ago, Sholem Aleichem’s creations live on in many ways

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A Tale of Two Sandlers

Thanks to Reddit, Adam Sandler and his doppelganger recently met at the premiere of ‘The Do-Over’

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In Appreciation of Columbia’s Hillel

How the Columbia/Barnard Hillel brought me comfort and helped me take control of my Jewish path

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Jewelry Discovered in Mug at Auschwitz

The Auschwitz Museum discovered a ring and necklace in a secret compartment at the bottom of a mug

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Meir Ettinger To Be Released From Administrative Detention

The suspected Jewish terrorist was arrested on suspicion for being involved in an arson attack in the West Bank last year. He will be released on June 1.

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Read Every Word of This Ruling That Grants Control of America’s Oldest Synagogue to Its Congregants

The legal battle between Rhode Island’s Congregation Jeshuat Israel and New York’s Shearith Israel has been settled

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Fulfilling a Promise to President Obama

Last Hanukkah I promised the President and First Lady a gold and silver yarmulke. This is my journey to make good on it.

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Itzhak Perlman Cancels North Carolina Performance Over ‘Discriminatory Law’

The world-renowned violinist said he’d return to North Carolina once the anti-LGBT law was repealed

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