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
The American contractor imprisoned in 2011 demands Obama help free him
Calls for Robert Levinson’s return to U.S. seven years after his disappearance
The Pulitzer Prize-winning Cuban-American novelist, who died last week, wrote meaningfully about Judaic scripture and the Holocaust
When we fled Cuba in 1962, my uncle stayed. He died 50 years later, without ever explaining his decision.
Plus more details on the various European positions on the Palestinian United Nations bid
Plus, Alan Gross’ assignment, the recovery rabbi, and more in the news
Plus the Australian agenda, and more
Plus a very classy mining tycoon, and more
Castro’s philo-Semitism is contagious!
Plus ground control to Mayor Rahm? and more
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Plus the non-freeze, the non-talks, and more in the news
Charles London traveled the world and found a brand of Judaism he could embrace
Anne at 80, chattering teeth, and a lox recall
Anthropologist Ruth Behar keeps returning to the place her family left behind
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.