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
Robert Malley, a former Clinton official, says Hamas must be engaged
Plus Smith v. Rosenberg, Packer v. Ramadan, and more
Tablet profile today explains more
Old-man sex, juvenile Seders, and more
The AIPAC leaks case, the actual Pulitzer, and more
Daniel fries a potato, Abrams fries Obama, and more
Which is maybe why there’s so much of it!
Ecumenical political philosophy, ecumenical Zionism, and more
A visit with the Antiguan prime minister, and more
‘Engagement or Regime Change?’
A movie about a movie about the Jews, engaging engagement, and more
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett claim they aren’t influence peddlers, but their emails suggest otherwise
The ‘Times’ likes Lee Smith’s ‘A Strong Horse’
Freedom Riders and Lady Liberty
The Iranian AIPAC, a cool new museum show, and more
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.