‘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
What would Maimonides say about health-care reform?
Give and take on the settlements, the Swedish thing, and more from the news
Considering the settlements on the 80th anniversary of a massacre
Resettling Hamas members in U.S.? Meshugge!
Specter’s travails, Huckabee makes waves again, and more in the news
In ‘Harper’s,’ Naomi Klein highlights Jewish-black rivalry
New National Jewish Democratic Council president David Harris must lead the group in the age of Obama
Says Reform movement leader
At least, so says a TV kook
Health-care reform is apparently a Nazi scheme
Who’s most qualified to float anti-Obama conspiracy theories?
Will we see him in New York this September?
Crypto-Jews, the bright side of intermarriage, and more from the news
Bibi denies earlier remark; profile proves it wrong
Famed gay activist was also a Jew
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