The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
Pyromania, authenticity, and more
Today on Tablet
Talking about lizards at a writers’ conference in Bali
(Maybe to a cat-lady)
Fast-prep, a different kind of South African Jew, and more
Plus the kosher donkey, and more
Keret on soccer, a good-bye to Pekar, and more
And McCain blames Obama
So much hummus, fuzzy numbers, and more
Etgar Keret airborne, singing Yiddish, and more
King of the Jews, a Talmudic cult novel, and more
When we were kids, I wanted to follow in my brother’s footsteps. Now, as adults, I’m reminded why.
Keret puts the phone down, independent minyanim, and more
Iran’s nukes, not afraid of Tariq Ramadan, and more
Plus a rabbi’s odd crime, Ivanka’s wedding tchotchkes, and more
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past