Daniel Gordis examines the legacy of the Israeli statesman who fled the Holocaust, fought the Mandate, and made peace with Egypt
Purim reminds us it’s unusual for Jews to indulge in recreational boozing—one reason Polish nobles liked having them run taverns
In Lahore a Facebook group dedicated to atheists and agnostics serves a silent minority in the world’s other religious nation-state
Yet another difficult internal and ancient debate that modern Jews are unlikely to resolve
Dudu Tassa immerses himself in the Arabic music of his late grandfather and reinterprets it for modern audiences
Peter and Martine Halban run England’s most cosmopolitan and finely curated Jewish and Middle Eastern-themed literary press
In recent novels, sermons, and Bible-study guides, evangelicals and mainline Protestants alike find inspiration in the biblical tale
Why read the Talmud as a secular Jew? In part, for its expression of an independent Jewish creativity and spirituality.
We publish a comic holiday newsletter for our friends. Recently it started to feel like work, until I learned the meaning of ‘mitzvah.’
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In Tenafly, New Jersey! See for yourself.
(H/t Eddy Portnoy.)
Can they pick up where they left off?
Dudes… (shakes head)
Eva Braun lives in my neighborhood and is a member of Machane Chodosh.
Visit my shul, take a look at the memorial plaques. There’s a Siegfried, an Irmgard, and a Werner here. The rabbi is named Manfred Gans. The president is named Herbert Jaffe.
It’s very disrespectful to associate a holocaust survivor with a photo of Hitler’s mistress. This is Tablet, not Heeb.
Marc, you should be ashamed of yourself, as should be the editor of this publication.
I think a PUBLIC apology is in order …. and if not forthcoming, I would suggest that Marc resign his position and cease writing for ANY publication, until he (at least) takes some sensitivity training.
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