In a public high school near Atlanta, the Jewish Culture Club is thriving—and not just because the meetings include pizza
Bridging the gap between biblical terseness and the needs of a functioning Jewish legal system
The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of books
An Azeri defense plane recently landed in Israel according to a Haaretz report, providing a window into the Jewish State’s foreign policy strengths
The suspension of two prominent Labour officials this week over anti-Jewish prejudice is the ugly culmination of long-festering trends
Steely Dan rocks Connecticut
A group of Israeli college students are using social media to bolster Israel’s image, to make it, er, yummier
As state legislations kick in, corporations rush to disavow anti-Israeli bigotry
One restriction while counting the Omer is listening to instrumental or live music. So quench your aural thirst by enjoying these a capella faves.
This week on Unorthodox, ‘The Bridge Ladies’ Author Betsy Lerner and CNN political reporter Nia-Malika Henderson
Barack Obama’s Syrian endgame and the new alliances that are shaping it
It’s ‘good Jew’ vs. ‘bad Jew’ in the hyper-politicized moral arena of American Jewry and Zionism
Jewish slaveowners celebrate Passover in 17th-century Suriname
How the FBI prevented Jewish American gangsters from altering the course of history in 1933
An Interview With Abdul Halim Khaddam, the former Vice President and Foreign Minister of Syria
This May Day, a Jewish Refusenik looks back on the Spring of 1985
Robert F. Worth’s ‘A Rage for Order’ brings the broad disappointments of the Arab Spring to the human level
The new documentary ‘Eva Hesse,’ opening this week, explores the too short, too beautiful life of an art heroine
Booty-shaking new music from A-Wa, Sandaraa, and Schizophonia
On the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death, drawing back into the light the talented woman who may have inspired some sonnets and The Merchant of Venice
Tablet Original Fiction for Passover, from the master of black humor: Evicted from Teaneck, what exodus awaits?
Secular Jews, from Ber Borochov to ‘Broad City,’ lambast tradition but never stray far from the source
Can we live in a free and open society while also protecting kids from ideas that offend us?
The Talmudic system of laws assumes the adherent is eager to learn how to follow God’s commandment, not why to follow it—and that he has faith in an otherworldly justice not necessarily reflected in this life
For a generation trained in moral relativism, there’s nothing like a strong tale of faith, fight, and freedom
‘The Animated Haggadah’ was a staple for day school students in the 1980s and ’90s—and then nearly vanished. How does it hold up, 30 years after its release?
Unorthodox preps for Passover with OMGWTFBIBLE host David Tuchman, and gets schooled by Irish journalist Maitiú Ó Coimin