In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
In 1936, Nazis celebrated Easter with Judenrein eggs—but a new book of family letters shows the crisis didn’t translate
Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
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In a searching memoir, a daughter revisits her father’s deceptions
An anthology tries—and fails—to paint Einstein as hostile to Israel
Black-Jewish harmony, sitting shiva, bat mitzvah prep, and more
Before Doctor Zhivago, Pasternak wrote poetry—and about himself
We are all Rashi’s heirs, but what, exactly, is our inheritance?
Crusaders, myths, thrillers, and more
Are Hasidism and Zen Buddhism kindred movements?
A new book amasses the varied tales of those who fled the Third Reich
On writing in Hebrew, Primo Levi, and endless love
How Daniel Mendelsohn’s translations from the Greek illuminate his Jewishness
In his essays, Leonard Michaels worried about the line between art and the profane
What makes a Jew: Family? Community? Books?
An essay collection explores the complexities of Jewish identity
Diasporas, tomatoes, interstellar Zionists, and more
Celebrate National Poetry Month with Tablet’s stories about poets and poems
Yusuf Islam gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
A poem by Andrea Cohen for Passover and National Poetry Month
Democrat Ruben Gallego, an Iraq war veteran, eyes Arizona’s 7th District
Frazier Glenn Miller, a ‘raging anti-Semite,’ in custody for deadly JCC attack
Activists behind 1971 break-in that exposed government surveillance tell all
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Authorities investigating whether shootings were a hate crime
Slideshow: Activists evoke Exodus narrative in story of African asylum seekers
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.