The evolution of Jewish American political discourse from outsider counter-culture to ‘never again a victim’
One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
The singer has had better songs, but his new record captures his ideas more clearly than ever
What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?
New novel ‘The Betrayers’ boldly places at its center the most famous refusenik and all he represents for Soviet Jewry
Just because you’re in synagogue doesn’t mean you have to read what’s in the prayer book
Video: Throw away your jars of gray fish patties. This Rosh Hashanah, make a terrine that’ll have doubters asking for seconds.
A new shoe offers some extra height to Jews of shorter stature. But why prey on insecurities and stereotypes to sell footwear?
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
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.