Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
The problem with our politics isn’t the collapse of left or right; it’s our inability to think rigorously about the challenges we face
Jack Balkin, Richard Primus, Randy Barnett, and Eugene Kontorovich talk about how Judaism influences their work
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
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
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
Every year, we sweep away crumbs from our cabinets. But we’re often afraid to sweep away stuff we’d be better off without.
Fox’s popular otherwordly TV show borrows some familiar Judaic lore
Patriotic holiday reading from Tablet’s archive
Jacques Berlinerblau’s book How To be Secular makes a historical case for a strong church-state division
Plus another Jew targeted in southern France, and more
Plus a new Egyptian constitution, and more in the news
Does the president really know more about Judaism than John Adams and James Madison did?
Paper scores victory on day it is accused of bias
Plus U.S. pledges Iran attack past ‘red lines,’ and more
Plus at his Beck and call, baby Portman, and more
His is for the Republic, not for redemption.
When to stand up, according to Washington, Obama, and the Talmud
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.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.