Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
Thanks to the Internet, Jerusalem seems closer than ever—but thanks to her government’s policy, remains out of reach
Innocent people shouldn’t fear walking down the street, whatever their faith—and everyone must push back against the madness
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
Abel Meeropol’s ‘Strange Fruit’ gets remixed into Yeezus in a manner worthy of its creator, for song of the year
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
An ancient principle of Judaism, debated at length in the Oral Law, is that it is a sin to count Jews—or is it?
My family’s history gave me a pedigree as a Jewish New Yorker—until a visit revealed how quickly the past disappeared
Al Pacino channels a Shakespearean tragic hero in David Mamet’s new HBO film
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
The writer’s new novel, The Retrospective, is a surreal study of the contested sources of Israeli identity
Naomi Alderman’s provocative novel The Liars’ Gospel puts Jesus back in the Jewish time and place whence he came
The National Jewish Book Awards, given out last night, host America’s most lucrative literary prize
The new Disney Oz flick stars Jewish actors. Somewhere, over the rainbow, that will no longer matter.
World War II hero Witold Pilecki infiltrated the death camp and reported to the Polish high command
Tablet Original Fiction: A father and son go to Germany after the Holocaust to adopt a Jewish child
A new generation of women is being misled into assuming an ideological tension between feminism and Zionism
The leader of a historic Lower East Side synagogue wants to tear it down to build luxury condos
Avi Shilon pens a masterful biography of the man who irrevocably bound Israel to the Diaspora and the Holocaust
On a quest for Jewish soul at the ‘Blues for Challah’ Grateful Dead Shabbat retreat
Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz pass their collection of works by untrained artists to the Philadelphia Museum of Art
John Garfield, the tough, underrated Hollywood star who would have turned 100 today, embodied Jewish pride
One of the outrages of a Brooklyn assemblyman’s notorious choice of Purim costumes is its effect on anti-Semitism
Recep Erdoğan is condemned for missing tribute to South African leader
NYPD investigating assault on 22-year-old Taj Patterson as a hate crime
NPR’s Planet Money wants to reunite Jennifer with her bat mitzvah t-shirt
That’s at least 100 corned beef sandwiches!
South African-born writer Benjamin Pogrund remembers an old friend
Plus Operation Israeli Weather 2.0, and more in the news
Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?
Jerusalem’s Hummus satellite declares war on smart phones
My night with Kanye West and 20,000 other believers
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past