Edited by Jonathan Zalman
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Rules for Incorporating Diversity and Understanding at Jewish Sleepaway Camp

For many non-White or non-Ashkenazi Jews, sleepaway camp gifts scars rather than life-long friendships. Here’s what staffers and parents can do.

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Israel Arrests Meir Ettinger, Suspected Leader of Jewish Extremists

Charges against the grandson of Meir Kahane remain unclear, but he will be held for five days

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Love and Rock ‘N’ Roll in Sderot, an Israeli City Under Near-Constant Fire

A new documentary from filmmaker Laura Bialis explores the influential music scene in a place you’d least expect

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Atticus and Scout, My Father and Me

Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman helped me reflect on my Jewish upbringing in the 1950s South, and to understand that our childhood heroes are not perfect adults.

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Watch Orthodox Rabbi Benny Lau’s Powerful Denunciation of Homophobia Justified in the Name of God

‘We must free the Torah of Israel from the handcuffs that she has been bound in by people of darkness’

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Teen Stabbed at Jerusalem’s Gay Pride Parade Dies

Parents and three siblings mourn the loss their ‘beautiful flower…full of life and love’

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Unbeatable: American Pharoah Romps in First Race Since Triple Crown

Over 60,000 attended Sunday’s Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park in New Jersey

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With Iran Deal Under Review, the Obama Administration Tries to Bait Three Jewish Senators

The White House, as echoed by a New York Times editorial, asserts to Blumenthal, Schumer, and Cardin, that if they vote against the JCPOA, they’ll be tarred as dual loyalists

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A Wedding Without Guests, Then a Party

Sans family and friends, Israeli newlyweds leaned on Facebook to invite anybody nearby to celebrate with them. Droves came and danced the night away.

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Omri Casspi, Fellow NBA Players Are ‘Rockstars’ in Israel

Despite rumblings of political intentions, the Sacramento Kings forward says his trip is about fun, family, and hummus

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Jerusalem’s Chief Rabbi Visits Victim of Gay Pride Parade Stabbing

‘The person that committed this sinful act is a criminal in every way, and his intention to kill Jews is something which is terrifying’

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Palestinian Infant Killed in West Bank Arson Attack; Israeli Settlers Suspected

Netanyahu condemns ‘act of terrorism’ that also badly burned both parents and their 4-year-old boy

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Six Stabbed at Jerusalem’s Gay Pride Parade

Suspect is a Haredi man who was recently released from prison for committing a similar crime 10 years ago

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Online Dating for Jews of Color: A Love Story

Internet, Internet, make me a match, find me a find, catch me a catch

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Playing Jan Karski

David Strathairn stars in a new production about the Holocaust whistleblower

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Solving the Riddle of Love

Every Tu B’Av, the Jewish Valentine’s Day, I was a deflated, lonely man. Then I learned how to love myself—and others.

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On Theodore Bikel’s Bukovinian Roots

A factual error—and subsequent correction—in the folk singer’s New York Times obituary raises questions about the far-too-often lumped together identities of Jewish immigrants

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Sandler vs. Samberg: Unorthodox Episode 1

Tablet’s new podcast features guests A.J. Jacobs and Elna Baker talking family reunions, Jews and Mormons, and more

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The Last of the Red Hot Mamas

A new film about Sophie Tucker is in theaters, and reason enough revisit the vaudevillian’s suggestive, sex-positive, hip-slinging songs

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In Cheeky Video, Celebs Urge Support for Iran Nuclear Deal

‘We will be melted:’ Jack Black, Morgan Freeman, Natasha Lyonne, Queen Noor of Jordan, and Tablet contributor Thomas R. Pickering speak out

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The Gospel of Jill Soloway

In a recent interview, the creator of Transparent addresses the ‘state of emergency’ for female voices in Hollywood

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Samir Kuntar, Child-Killer, Dead in IAF Strike in Syria

Justice finally finds the unrepentant terrorist

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Arab MK Calls Out Israeli Government After Violent Clash at Temple Mount

Palestinian youths and Israeli police fought at Al-Aqsa Mosque during Tisha B’Av, but just what sparked it remains contested

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Werner Herzog For Israeli Prime Minister

A CNN transcription error inspires new hope—and a speech

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Confirmed: Jonathan Pollard To Be Released in November

Thirty years into a life sentence for spying for Israel, the former U.S. intelligence analyst has been granted parole

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Wonder Babies

In Netanya, two baby girls were born twenty minutes apart to two pairs identical twin parents who themselves were born twenty minutes apart. Yep.

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Goethe University in Frankfurt Establishes Professorship Devoted to Holocaust Studies

The post is the first of its kind in Germany and begins in 2017

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Learning From Each Other

The mosaic of Jewish identity is a beautiful thing, but we must recognize and respect our differences before we can come together

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John Kerry: If Iran Deal Crumbles, Blame Israel

The White House continues its Jew-baiting campaign with the reported release of Jonathan Pollard

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