In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
In 1936, Nazis celebrated Easter with Judenrein eggs—but a new book of family letters shows the crisis didn’t translate
Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Support for President Obama is sagging among a key Democratic voting bloc. Now his campaign has 11 months to win back Jewish voters.
President Obama gives a bar mitzvah speech to Reform conference
Group says economy threatens ‘America’s security assistance to Israel’
Plus the new Jew GOP crew, Sephardic Sarfati, and more
Plus, Eichmann items on display, quoting Barney Frank, and more
Matt Brooks, head of the Republican Jewish Coalition, talks to Tablet
Plus the U.S. reacts strongly to Iran nuclear report, and more
Plus Syria’s tragedy, ‘Neo’ is a Jew, and more in the news
Candidates continue to hit Obama, and he isn’t making it any harder
Americans born in Jerusalem are prohibited from listing Israel as their birthplace. A case at the Supreme Court today seeks to change that.
Brooklyn Rabbi Andy Bachman and Tablet’s Marc Tracy, both good liberals, can’t agree on the merits of the Occupy Wall Street movement
Jon Scheyer, the best Jewish basketball player of his generation, led Duke to a championship and now plays for another powerhouse: Maccabi Tel Aviv
Plus P.A. voted into UNESCO, and more in the news
The economic and social upheavals that rocked France and its Jewish prime minister 75 years ago bear an uncanny resemblance to Occupy Wall Street
Celebrate National Poetry Month with Tablet’s stories about poets and poems
Yusuf Islam gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
A poem by Andrea Cohen for Passover and National Poetry Month
Democrat Ruben Gallego, an Iraq war veteran, eyes Arizona’s 7th District
Frazier Glenn Miller, a ‘raging anti-Semite,’ in custody for deadly JCC attack
Activists behind 1971 break-in that exposed government surveillance tell all
From hipster to eco-friendly to Palm Beach matriarch, we’ve got you covered
Authorities investigating whether shootings were a hate crime
Slideshow: Activists evoke Exodus narrative in story of African asylum seekers
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.