R.I.P. Harold Ramis, Comedic Film Icon

The Caddyshack, Groundhog Day, and Ghostbusters writer has died at 69

Finding Love in a Hopeless Place: The E.R.

Tablet contributor Margarita Korol recounts a dramatic, emotional afternoon

White Supremacists Are Using Black Metal To Promote Hate

An investigation into ‘Antichrist Kramer,’ SSP Records, and other labels suggests a history of real-world violence and bigotry

How Politicians and Celebrities Helped Black Americans Build a Spiritual Home in Israel

A new book chronicles the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem, who left Chicago four decades ago and never looked back

Rahm Emanuel Sends Jon Stewart a Warning

A warning to journalists: Do not diss Chicago or its mediocre pizza

Rahm Emanuel Throws Shade at Freedom Tower

The Chicago mayor isn’t convinced New York now has America’s tallest building

How Will You Celebrate Allan Sherman Day?

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel inaugurates a day honoring the parody king

Rahm Emanuel Is a Terrible Dancer After All

Despite having been a dance major during college

Lighting Candles With the Jewish Modernists

Did the salons of 1920s Paris have a  Shabbat rival in Chicago?

Legend of the Jewish Dwight Howard Grows

But Northwestern center Aaron Liberman just wants to play

Mo Yan’s Jewish Interpreter

The D-student translator behind the Chinese winner of the Nobel Prize in literature

Big Eater

Food-obsessed Jews, including an obese matriarch, are subtly rendered in Jami Attenberg’s The Middlesteins

Vivian Maier’s Jewish Chicago: A Reminiscence, as a New Doc Tries to Revive Her Story

The recently discovered street photographer trained her lens on my family—and a lost, genteel world

A Teacher’s Perspective on the Chicago Strike

What the legacy of the Chicago strike should be

Closing Chicago’s ‘Lox Box’

A Windy City Jewish tradition for 50 years—bagels and lox, delivered to your door—may soon disappear

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