‘You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes’
A week visiting my family in Israel
Shmuley Boteach—rabbi, sexpert, Michael Jackson pal—has led many lives. But none of them can obliterate his past.
With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius
Tablet Original Fiction: Angela loves Paul loves Claire loves Adam loves Angela
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
I don’t talk like my fellow Torontonians because I was raised inside the ‘Bathurst Bubble,’ the city’s Jewish community
It wasn’t as big as Batman, but ‘Mendy and the Golem’ gave Jewish kids a taste of pop culture—with a rabbinical seal of approval
The citron, essential for Sukkot rituals, can be put to many wonderful uses after the holiday
Forget bagels and cream cheese. Break the Yom Kippur fast in a new way with recipes from a Top Chef master.
Dipping apples in honey for Rosh Hashanah? Here’s a guide to picking the best ingredients for a sweet new year.
With star chef Adam Sobel’s recipe, nobody has an excuse for dry, overcooked meat this Rosh Hashanah
In New Kosher Cuisine, one of the doyennes of kosher home cooking takes her fare in a simpler direction
Rancho La Puerta’s proprietor pioneered healthy eating. Now she teaches guests how to keep food simple.
Jews have pioneered the premium ice cream craze for 40 years, from Häagen-Dazs to Ben & Jerry’s and beyond
The owners of Jezebel, a new restaurant in Manhattan, try to give kosher cuisine a trendy home downtown
The Russian capital’s recent boom in kosher restaurants shows that kashrut isn’t just for Jews anymore
Pulitzer-winning food critic Jonathan Gold on his family, his favorite delis, and what makes food Jewish
A Windy City Jewish tradition for 50 years—bagels and lox, delivered to your door—may soon disappear
A year after the ‘cottage-cheese protests,’ Israel’s boutique cheese-makers face a busy Shavuot
Hip-hop’s new love for Moscato is a boon for one kosher winemaker. And the grape itself couldn’t be more Jewish.
How I discovered a recipe for the sourdough bread my grandmother made, before she died in the Holocaust
The revered chef Hanoch Bar Shalom, who died last week, reinvented Israeli cuisine by embracing local food
New York, NYRB and Andrew Sullivan promulgate problematic claim
Nalan Al Sarraj describes the devastation on the ground
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
The Shallowest, Least Thoughtful Commentators of the Week
An excerpt from I Thought I Meant More to You Than That, by Cynthia Orgel
Rips into Hamas, Selena Gomez
After seven years in Portland, departing with a mix of sadness and hope
We’re hiring two paid, part-time editorial interns
Operation Protective Edge enters its 18th day
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