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
The influential writer reflects on six decades of art, worry, and Jewish Princess jokes
Assassinated for his opposition to Zionism, de Haan’s life was a succession of scandals, from sex with young Arabs to radical diplomacy
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
The Book of Jonah teaches us to reach beyond our own community with the holiday’s message—whether we are accepted or rejected
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
Why ‘Islamophobia’ in Europe cannot be equated with anti-Semitism, either in nature or degree
And who is European Muslims’ real enemy?
Manifesto by alleged slayer of 92 articulated Islamophobia, ‘Israeli nationalism’
And why the ADL objects to it, too
A deaf Muslim atheist responds defiantly to the debate over the ‘Ground Zero mosque’
A conservative activist and a liberal Tablet contributor debate whether the ‘Ground Zero mosque’ poses a threat to the United States
Park51’s Khan sees resonance with Islamophobia
Anti-Semitism turned Islamophobia, and more
Recent attacks on Islam in the United States echo old slurs against Jews
Also finds anti-Semitism and Islamophobia are linked
Terry Eagleton interviewed by JTS’s Arnie Eisen
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.