The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
A crossword puzzle for the month of Tishrei
A Ramallah man struggles to find a reading public for Maimonides
Simon Wiesenthal, painted in a new biography as a fame-seeking myth-maker, is also the man who insisted that the world face up to the Holocaust
A new book explores the ‘petrodiplomatic complex’ and Saudi influence on U.S. foreign policy
Was Meir Kahane’s murder al-Qaida’s earliest attack on U.S. soil?
A scuttled development on Israel’s Palmahim beach marks a victory for environmental groups
As football season starts, discussing backup Vikings quarterback Sage Rosenfels and other Jews in the NFL
A conservative activist and a liberal Tablet contributor debate whether the ‘Ground Zero mosque’ poses a threat to the United States
Rosh Hashanah in New Orleans, five years after Hurricane Katrina
Despite diminishing numbers, a historical Jewish community thrives in Azerbaijan
If Saudi Arabia gets the bomb, the rest of the Middle East is likely to go nuclear
A liberal Jewish journalist in Israel wonders where her allegiance lies
On Israel’s left and right, calls for binationalism are gaining ground. But the idea is a betrayal of Zionism, and of Judaism.
There are thousands of destitute Holocaust survivors living in the New York area
Recent attacks on Islam in the United States echo old slurs against Jews
With a little help from Tablet’s readers
New music from Britney Spears, One Direction, and more
The Rockets small forward is also having a breakout NBA season
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Before concessions on borders, Israel demands its safety be guaranteed
How the new structure advances the debate over prayer at the Western Wall
Legendary South African leader fought for racial equality and peaceful resistance
Happy Hanukkah from Palermo, Sicily
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