The Tea Party’s New Front in the American Culture Wars: Literature

What Adam Bellow and other conservatives get wrong about the political leanings of creators of imaginative fiction

Conservative Movement Votes on Same Sex Unions

Passes in a landslide

David Horowitz Is Homeless

The 1960s radical decades ago switched his politics, fleeing the New Left to become a conservative provocateur. Then the right wing left him behind.

Supply and Demands

The major movements of American Judaism require congregations to follow their rules when hiring clergy. A Duke law professor, a leader at his synagogue, says the restrictions create an illegal monopoly.

Sundown: Maryland Rules!

Plus Shabbat locks that don’t require enough work, and more

Conservatives Alter Approach to Intermarriage

From conversion to ‘openness’

Daybreak: The Talks Must Go On

Plus the Pope reductios ad Nazism, and more

Sundown: Much Talk, Little Peace

Plus the politics of Israeli daylight savings time, and more

Sundown: Eyeless in the West Bank

Plus Saban v. Stone, Amar’e’s grandma, and more

Daybreak: Polanski Is A Free Man

Plus Lebanon simmering, and more

Teachable Moment

The limits of a cross-denominational partnership aimed at helping Jewish educators

Conservatives Talk About Conserving Judaism

JTS head lays out more ecumenical future

Today on Tablet

Trouble JTS, preparing for Valentine’s Day, and more

Endnote

Amid financial shortfalls and a Conservative crisis, the Jewish Theological Seminary will shutter its cantorial school

Daybreak: Settlers Burn West Bank Mosque

Plus White House party controversy, Madoff gets some respect, and more in the news

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