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
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
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
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?
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
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
Doubling-down on the Brewers, regrouping in the American League
Plus some reading for when you’re not eating
Who will be Tablet’s team(s)?
And where the High Holiday and playoff schedules clash
Pitcher gave up the Shot Heard ‘Round the World
For a few glorious years, Al Rosen was the next Hank Greenberg. But his career ended prematurely, thanks to physical injuries, mental slumps—and Hank Greenberg.
Plus, Obama borrows from Hillel, Mizrahi Manischewitz, and more
Plus, Braun’s brawn, Kafka, and more
And the all-time all-Jewish starting lineup
Will eligible MLBers sign up? Plus the Dodgers sponsor Maccabiah ball
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.