The evolution of Jewish American political discourse from outsider counter-culture to ‘never again a victim’
One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
The singer has had better songs, but his new record captures his ideas more clearly than ever
What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?
New novel ‘The Betrayers’ boldly places at its center the most famous refusenik and all he represents for Soviet Jewry
Just because you’re in synagogue doesn’t mean you have to read what’s in the prayer book
Video: Throw away your jars of gray fish patties. This Rosh Hashanah, make a terrine that’ll have doubters asking for seconds.
A new shoe offers some extra height to Jews of shorter stature. But why prey on insecurities and stereotypes to sell footwear?
Plus, harsher nuclear report, the frontlines in Syria, and more in the news
Iconic Jewish-owned food store sells trayf, gets it wrong
Plus a Jewish baseball milestone, Larry King’s bagelry, and more
In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we spend Passover with the royal family—and engage in a little Dumpster diving
Plus gross bagel snacks, homo Seinfeld-economicus, and more
In The Encyclopedia of Jewish Food, Gil Marks argues that food is about much more than just eating
Taking a stand on the Armenian genocide, and more
An American Jew brings bagels back to Vilnius
A New Yorker flees to New Orleans and finds himself surrounded by Jews
We head to Mile End
Plus A’jad in Damascus, Madoff by any other name, and more
The $177 bagel sandwich (and soda)
How to make the first meal of the day the most interesting
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.