Con Game

How a New York rabbi tried to remake the rules on converting to Judaism, until a sex tape—and a family feud between his wealthy backers—brought him down

Rip Van Sharon

Considering the former prime minister, after he’s spent four years in a coma

Lieberman’s Betrayal

That’s no way for a Jew to act, Senator

Big Man

The Coney Island attraction who made wrestling history

‘Eight Days,’ the Reactions

On Tablet and elsewhere, readers respond to ‘Eight Days of Hanukkah’

‘Eight Days of Hanukkah’

How Orrin Hatch came to write a Hanukkah song for Tablet Magazine

The Pragmatist

Is Salam Fayyad the Palestinian Ben-Gurion?

Palin’s Rapture

Should we be upset over her support for Israel?

Game Face

A visit to the ladies who determine the dos and don’ts of mah jongg

The Negotiator

Stephen P. Cohen weighs in on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

The Anti-Anti-Semite

Hannah Rosenthal, the State Department’s new anti-Semitism envoy, discusses her plans, Israel, and Abe Foxman

Story Corps

An Israeli website focuses on the the lighter side of news

Slips of the Tongue

What the use of Yiddish phrases can tell us about contemporary American Jewry


A New York exhibition celebrates three generations of Morgenthaus

Chabad Camp

While emissaries from around the world met in Brooklyn over the weekend, their sons had a gathering of their own

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