Purim reminds us it’s unusual for Jews to indulge in recreational boozing—one reason Polish nobles liked having them run taverns
In Lahore a Facebook group dedicated to atheists and agnostics serves a silent minority in the world’s other religious nation-state
But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Dudu Tassa immerses himself in the Arabic music of his late grandfather and reinterprets it for modern audiences
Peter and Martine Halban run England’s most cosmopolitan and finely curated Jewish and Middle Eastern-themed literary press
Somehow, the mangling of the Broadway actress’s name may be the best thing to happen to her underappreciated career
Why read the Talmud as a secular Jew? In part, for its expression of an independent Jewish creativity and spirituality.
We publish a comic holiday newsletter for our friends. Recently it started to feel like work, until I learned the meaning of ‘mitzvah.’
After reading my book out loud, I finally accepted the truth: I’m just not an oral tradition kind of guy
President Obama doesn’t have the same connections as Jews and oil men
Yuval Steinitz, a philosopher-turned-politician and former peace activist, is Netanyahu’s point person on Iran
Discussed regional security issues and told his Golda Meir story again
Just weeks after the group, unlike AIPAC, wouldn’t support a Syria strike
Proof of peace process or proof of it not being an election year?
The Scroll’s Adam Chandler discusses Biden’s remarks on HuffPost Live
The global love for Jewish caricatures endures
Looking back on the arguments and the outcome
Taking a metaphor to its logical extreme
On his first trip abroad, the new secretary of state criticized Erdogan’s comments about Israel. It’s about time.
Veep aims to inoculate from criticism on Israel
Play along at home with Tablet’s reporters in Washington.
From actor to victim, expect to see more of it
Plus Massachusetts rabbi considering Senate run
Plus Sherman v. Berman: a rumble of the Jews?
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice