Jewish London’s Gilded Cage

In Francesca Segal’s The Innocents, the Jews of north London face the constrictions of Edith Wharton’s New York

What’s Next for Egypt?

The Muslim Brotherhood, which won the presidency Saturday, sees itself as a corrective to modern Egyptian life

L.A.’s Jewish Top Foodie

Pulitzer-winning food critic Jonathan Gold on his family, his favorite delis, and what makes food Jewish

HBO’s True Blood Libel

This week, the popular vampire series finally incorporated a Jewish theme—and played into a centuries-old slur

Chick Lit’s Jewish Mother

Starting with 1958’s The Best of Everything, Rona Jaffe’s complicated, trashy novels make ideal beach reads

The Gershwin Wars

With Nice Work and Porgy and Bess up for 20 Tonys, the Gershwins and Stephen Sondheim talk to Tablet

Held Captive By Mel Gibson

In a strange new Kindle Single, Heaven and Mel, Joe Eszterhas again recounts the unmaking of a Maccabee epic

Leaking Cyberwar Secrets

The White House wants credit for successes but blames Israel for failures, a New York Times exposé shows

Daniel Pearl, a Novel

Joshua Henkin’s seductive The World Without You transforms recent headlines into intimate family drama

Breast Cancer Isn’t Just Pink

The documentary Pink Ribbons, Inc. casts a skeptical look at all those pink-branded efforts to raise awareness

In My Father’s Footsteps

Going on a book tour just a few weeks after my father died, I learned how to walk in his shoes—literally

‘Ignore Hitler,’ Indeed

Internet parodies of the Fuhrer, including a new blog, weaken our memory of the Holocaust—and that’s good

Israeli Cheese Goes Artisanal

A year after the ‘cottage-cheese protests,’ Israel’s boutique cheese-makers face a busy Shavuot

Worry Like a Jewish Mother

Simple guidelines for making moms neurotic, from Marge Simpson’s favorite magazine, Fretful Mother

Hezbollah’s Newest Threat

Lebanon’s Party of God is feeling heat from certain Shiites, who aren’t eager to serve as human shields again

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