I got my start in a contentious corner of the Jewish press. It’s good to be here again.
Everything you need to know about world turmoil today—from Obama to Assad to ISIS—is in the ethos of the Corleone family
‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
A veteran practitioner of the art of translation considers the challenges—and successes—of Hebrew literature
For centuries, Western classical music propelled listeners toward Christian salvation. Then Jewish music changed everything.
Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.
As Yom Kippur approaches, I’ll share what I’ve learned about how to apologize—and how not to
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
To understand what’s happening in Crown Heights today, look at Instagram
How Florentin became bohemian, artsy, and affordable—and not at all hipster
Tablet Original Fiction: Angela loves Paul loves Claire loves Adam loves Angela
The union makes sense: Nazism and consumerism have always been linked
Playing “Hipster or Hasid” is about to get harder
Talking to the musician about jazz, Lenny Bruce, and being an outsider
I knew my friends weren’t keen on kids. Then I found out that they didn’t much care for parents, either.
Kevin Dutton’s new best-seller rehashes Norman Mailer’s ideas on deviance, but it leaves out Jewish men
The black hat and the maxi skirt have their day
Hasidim and Hipsterim draw closer together through eyewear
‘New York’ covers the Hasid-hipster clash
On a new album, the captivating leader of the band Pharaoh’s Daughter reclaims the music that dominated her religious childhood
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.