A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
An excerpt from a new analysis of King David, the biblical poet-hero
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
For the first time, I’m concerned about my kids’ Jewishness as I send them off in the morning
Graphic pinpoints iconic scenes from novels, writers’ homes, and more
Yossi Klein Halevi, Amos Oz, and Ari Shavit take home top 2013 honors
Books on Jewish bootleggers, the Aleppo Codex, and the Vilna Gaon honored
The National Jewish Book Awards, given out last night, host America’s most lucrative literary prize
A Tablet favorite Jewish Jocks is among the winners
Plus Settlers of Canaan, Myra Kraft honored, and more
2011 National Jewish Book Awards announced
Plus Iron Dome debuts, an AIPAC apology, and more
The National Book Critics Circle and Jewish Book Council’s fêtes
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury