A tribute to the man who’s influenced my entire songwriting career, on his 82nd birthday
The ninth prime minister of Israel was surprised by hundreds of IDF soldiers, who helped him ring in his 93rd birthday
A writer learns to cope with those times when her birthday overlaps with Passover—thanks to her mother’s cookies
The grand rabbi of song turns 81
How better to celebrate Tablet’s literary critic?
We mark kids’ birthdays and the yahrzeit dates of older relatives we’ve lost. But for parents, our own special occasions get overlooked.