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
It seems Michael Flynn, once considered a vice presidential candidate, is still learning how to use Twitter
A writer finds it challenging to commemorate the period between the Seventeenth of Tammuz and Tisha B’Av, a period of mourning known as The Three Weeks
Is Houston Astros prospect Alex Bregman the next Hank Greenberg? We’ll know soon enough.
The Syrian American Council operates in a challenging political climate, as civil war rages on in Syria, and attention to the crisis flags in the U.S.
Aly Raisman’s hair preparation routine—and her impending performance at the Rio Olympics—is the distraction we all need from these Trumpian times
A federal judge has requested Malaysia and Singapore extradite Alí Akbar Velayati, who is an adviser to Ayatollah Khamenei
The travesty that unfolded in Cleveland
Eliaz Cohen believes one way to break the one-state/two-state dichotomy might be to combine them, in an attempt to avoid ‘righting a wrong’ by creating another wrong
75 years after a little-known massacre, another memorial in Eastern Europe is erected to obfuscate the history of World War II
Returning to the scene of last year’s hate-motivated stabbing, as the Holy City again celebrates all forms of sexuality and gender
In ‘The New Yorker,’ George Packer advocates a fashionable do-nothing approach to terrorism. That’s dead wrong.
How traditional and radical conservatives come to speak a common political language—that ultimately benefits the extremists
Id meet ego. Ego, id. The celebrated, controversial, highly self-aware filmmaker’s new ‘Café Society’ is about himself—but who is that?
Tablet Original Fiction: A Jewish heretic wants to read—literature
‘I thought I knew something about what being Jewish means. Then my wife and I started looking into summer camps for our son.’
Alan Mittleman’s new study of Jewish philosophy ‘boils Bible stories and brain science into the message that there’s something holy in everything and everyone’—but can reason and faith coexist?
Sebastian Junger’s fascinatingly wrong-headed ‘Tribe: on Homecoming and Belonging’
This week on Unorthodox, Miss Hitler 2016, plus writer and ‘domestic first responder’ Christopher Noxon and rock critic Jim Derogatis
A postcard leads to a discovery of a Jewish family’s lost vineyard in Hungary
What ‘Star Trek’ can teach us about no-win situations
This week on Unorthodox: ‘Employee of the Month’ host Catie Lazarus and pastor Scott Jones, plus NFL Twitter drama
Birthright Israel inspires other countries to launch diaspora trips
In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ the Talmud tries to make sense of an incoherent Biblical law about awarding damages
A new lawsuit challenges Israeli rules for kosher meat, calling them a corrupt windfall for the Orthodox rabbinate