From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Helen Fielding’s heroine isn’t Jewish, but her internal conflict is acutely familiar to Jewish women
The secretary of state prattles about imaginary treaties while the Arab world is engulfed by a Sunni-Shia civil war
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
The show’s demise is a blow for musical theater—the art that incorporates virtually every other form of art
As the rabbis remind us again this week, the law is the law—whether it pleases you or not
How will Baz Luhrmann’s film portray Meyer Wolfsheim, a 2-D figment in a 3-D extravaganza?
How Israel’s annexation* of the contested border region continues to keep the peace
Media magnate Axel Springer’s significant, and unheralded, role in repairing German-Jewish relations
Video: How to make delicious cheese-filled crepes from scratch—the perfect dairy recipe for Shavuot
Madame Alexander launched her iconic doll company 90 years ago—decades before Barbie was born
The Talmudic rabbis saw the world as a wedding—a place of charity and pleasures to be enjoyed while it lasts
Beatrix abdicated so she could usher in a new era—of heads of state who have never experienced war
Who inspired the alleged Boston marathon bombers to find meaning in the most violent forms of madness?
Through reasoning, the rabbis brought all of natural creation under the rule of law
You may think you know where this column is going. You’d be wrong.
Leaflets telling Jews to register with authorities not actually from ‘authorities’
‘Hate speech’ charges stemmed from 2012 Rolling Stone interview
Her pitch perfect Aaron Sorkin parody is the smart, gutsy humor we need
Victims’ families speak at moving memorial service in Overland Park, Kansas
Matzos Coffee, the sweet, sugary European treat that’s as simple as it sounds
Embracing a simple, rewarding practice devoted to Jewish moral conduct
Celebrate National Poetry Month with Tablet’s stories about poets and poems
Yusuf Islam gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
A poem by Andrea Cohen for Passover and National Poetry Month
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.