A new genre of journalism brings up the good, the bad, and the ugly of liberal soul-searching
Don’t call yourselves progressives if you put up with religiously zealous, violent maniacs like Hamas
AIPAC, the so-called Jewish Lobby, has no influence in the White House and is scared to speak out
Art-world pervert flaunts mirrored balloons, oodles of cash at the Whitney
What happened when Kenneth Fearing’s Communist sympathies came up against his ideas about art?
Now that you know the novelist’s incestuous secrets, is his newly reissued ‘Mercy of a Rude Stream’ quartet worth reading or not?
Brian Schwadron studied with indigenous healers around the world. Now he’s using what he learned to create wedding banquets.
Roman Jews have had a long love affair with tomatoes. This recipe for oven-browned ‘pomodori a mezzo’ will show you why.
For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.
Uncovering the lost works of Felix Mendelssohn
Ed Zwick and Leon Wieseltier on fighters, cab drivers, creepy forests, and the movie Defiance
Thirty years later, a look at how an American miniseries altered German perspectives on the Holocaust
What it meant for one person, born male, to become a woman
A young poet’s journey on the island of Djerba
Spending Shabbat with one of the biggest African American congregations in the country
An animated investigation of war
From the archives: Investigating the meaning of Hanukkah
From the archives: Flory Jagoda’s popular holiday song has its roots in a Bosnian village
Beliefs collide on a subway train
Composer Yotam Haber finds inspiration in a dusty Roman archive
Jews dominated the once-booming ostrich feather business. A historian finds out why.
Josh Kun finds forgotten treasures in old, discarded LPs
A London walking tour outlines the many divisions in British Jewry
Celebrating Jerusalem hip-hop with Coolooloosh
Rediscovering the relevance of a Streisand classic
The author of Tablet’s ‘France’s Toxic Hate’ series discusses his background
Netanyahu vows to press on until tunnel threat eliminated
On August 2, 1944, Nazis liquidated the concentration camp’s Gypsy section
Three reasons it has difficulty facing up to anti-Jewish hate
Celebrated author and Yiddish scion passes away at 103
NPR anchor passes away at 68
Getting to the bottom of what the war in Gaza is about
‘Snapshot’ highlights traces of the city’s past using Polaroid-style frames
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority