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.’
Forget the Olympics and going for the gold. Books about baseball show kids why it’s OK—even good—not to win.
Playing the game with men in the afternoon of life, trying to keep it from turning into evening
While the newly hot Kevin Youkilis is missing in action
Plus another Jew targeted in southern France, and more
Shawn Green will play; Tablet talks to manager Brad Ausmus
18 total bases fall one short of Shawn Green’s record
Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young’s recent anti-Semitic tirade was a throwback to an era when bigotry was the norm in Major League Baseball
Texas Ranger priciest second baseman in history
Don’t knock Jewish ballplayers—they’re better than you think
Isn’t it time for them to make aliyah?
Plus Kristallnacht in Brooklyn, Foreskin Man’s female friend, and more
Plus Kreayshawn, Arrington, and other Jews you may know of
This is what you get when you replace Scott Feldman in the World Series
Rooting for the Texas Rangers in the World Series
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet