If you want to make matzo balls, you’ve got to break some eggs. Right? Wrong.
The late Kookist leader’s belief in spirituality over politics also has a message for Israel’s religious right
The ancient text takes up the problem of ‘new circumstances’ in maintaining vows, and in so doing stumbles on what makes women attractive
For many non-White or non-Ashkenazi Jews, sleepaway camp gifts scars rather than life-long friendships. Here’s what staffers and parents can do.
The painter’s early 1950s work is the subject of an exceptional, worth-the-detour new show in Maine
The Syrian diaspora in Israel watches its once-vibrant ancestral home fall to ruin in the country’s civil war
I wanted my baby girl’s name to carry on a family tradition but embrace defiance, too
Charges against the grandson of Meir Kahane remain unclear, but he will be held for five days
A new documentary from filmmaker Laura Bialis explores the influential music scene in a place you’d least expect
Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman helped me reflect on my Jewish upbringing in the 1950s South, and to understand that our childhood heroes are not perfect adults.
‘We must free the Torah of Israel from the handcuffs that she has been bound in by people of darkness’
In the Israeli village of Neve Shalom, an unusual group of Jews and Arabs try to live together peacefully. It works, mostly.
Why the Iranian president faces a severe test from powerful hardline conservatives inside the Islamic Republic—and why the moderates may lose
Over the years of negotiation, concession after concession from the West
Vox Tablet is delighted to share the inaugural episode of Tablet’s newest podcast, Unorthodox
Unlike a lot of classic teen comedies, the original ‘Wet Hot’ and its new Netflix revival series do not wash out the Jews. Is this a good sign or bad?
The internationally acclaimed filmmaker’s new ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’ takes Jewish insularity to terrific extremes