I got my start in a contentious corner of the Jewish press. It’s good to be here again.
Everything you need to know about world turmoil today—from Obama to Assad to ISIS—is in the ethos of the Corleone family
‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
A veteran practitioner of the art of translation considers the challenges—and successes—of Hebrew literature
For centuries, Western classical music propelled listeners toward Christian salvation. Then Jewish music changed everything.
Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.
As Yom Kippur approaches, I’ll share what I’ve learned about how to apologize—and how not to
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
The stubbornly print-only Jewish Sports Review, run by an inimitable pair of boosters, is the go-to reference for identifying the athletic achievements of the tribe
In a new biography, Mark Kurlansky explores the life of baseball great—and Jewish hero—Hank Greenberg
Plus a Jewish baseball milestone, Larry King’s bagelry, and more
How Commissioner Bud Selig can remake his legacy and cement his Jewishness
Jewish Rays left fielder has the stats, and knows them, too
Tampa Bay left fielder replaces Manny, nearly hits for cycle
Plus, Bo (Belinsky) knows, and more
The Rangers will have to wait ’til next year
Plus the crazy Russian Nets owner is Jewish after all (sorta), and more
Plus the lampshade made of skin, and more
Who is Tablet Magazine’s official team?
20 smartest athletes include two Jews
Plus killing in the name of land, and more
Fayyad’s police, playing on Kol Nidre, and more
On a new album, the captivating leader of the band Pharaoh’s Daughter reclaims the music that dominated her religious childhood
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.