Gatsby’s Jew

How will Baz Luhrmann’s film portray Meyer Wolfsheim, a 2-D figment in a 3-D extravaganza?

The Golan Heights Chimera

How Israel’s annexation* of the contested border region continues to keep the peace

The Good Murdoch

Media magnate Axel Springer’s significant, and unheralded, role in repairing German-Jewish relations

How To Make the Ultimate Blintzes

Video: Cook up delicious cheese-filled crepes from scratch—the perfect dairy recipe for Shavuot

The Woman Behind the Dolls

Madame Alexander launched her iconic doll company 90 years ago—decades before Barbie was born

You Only Live Once

The Talmudic rabbis saw the world as a wedding—a place of charity and pleasures to be enjoyed while it lasts

The Netherlands’ Jewish Mother

Beatrix abdicated so she could usher in a new era—of heads of state who have never experienced war

The Tsarnaevs’ Facilitators

Who inspired the alleged Boston marathon bombers to find meaning in the most violent forms of madness?

The Talmud’s Absolute Value

Through reasoning, the rabbis brought all of natural creation under the rule of law

Hating Gwyneth Paltrow

You may think you know where this column is going. You’d be wrong.

The Real Threat to America

Putting ourselves in political, moral, and now actual lockdown is more threatening than Islamic terrorism

When Messiah Is an Afterthought

The Talmud’s pragmatism and wonder meet in a technical problem about the height of a boundary line

Turning a Page for the Blind

JBI International’s Braille materials and audiobooks help blind Jews stay connected to the community

Crossing the Line

By avoiding authoritative rulings in favor of nuanced debate with the ideas of the past, the Oral Law refuses to simplify

Mad Mensches

Another Tattler prediction come true: AMC’s 1960s New York drama series returns—full of ascendant Jews

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