In an excerpt from ‘Nuclear Iran,’ calculating, with scientific precision, just how far Iran has come in its quest for the bomb
I got my start in a contentious corner of the Jewish press. It’s good to be here again.
Everything you need to know about world turmoil today—from Obama to Assad to ISIS—is in the ethos of the Corleone family
The influential writer reflects on six decades of art, worry, and Jewish Princess jokes
Assassinated for his opposition to Zionism, de Haan’s life was a succession of scandals, from sex with young Arabs to radical diplomacy
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
Trying to understand this baffling story, which we read on Yom Kippur, gave me insights into my mother’s death
They stole. They murdered. But many Jewish mobsters still saw religious observance as an integral part of their identity.
The Book of Jonah teaches us to reach beyond our own community with the holiday’s message—whether we are accepted or rejected
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From the archives: An illustrated remembrance of High Holidays past
When I went away to college, I tried going to Hillel High Holiday services, but I really hated it…>>
My mother has always said: “Wherever I am in the world, if I’m around Jews I feel at home!”>>
Vanessa Davis' most recent book, Make Me a Woman, includes many comic strips first published in Tablet Magazine. Her first collection of diary comics, Spaniel Rage, was published in 2005.
A Torah portion of music and memory
Wow, this is amazing! “Whatever mom! Every day of my life is the Day of Atonement!”
The author comes to the same conclusion about Judaism as Alfred Kazin: knowing that you belong despite not being observant.
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