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Home Away From Home

The Book of Esther, which chronicles the story of Purim, has special resonance for Jewish communities thriving in Diaspora

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Is Today’s NYT Column Anti-Semitic?

A friend says yes; I merely marvel at Lieberman’s effect on Jews

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Today on Tablet

Taking a stand on the Armenian genocide, and more

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Counter-Revelations

In his subtle translations of the Bible’s Wisdom Books—Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Job—Robert Alter highlights the canon’s subversive side