The evolution of Jewish American political discourse from outsider counter-culture to ‘never again a victim’
One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?
New novel ‘The Betrayers’ boldly places at its center the most famous refusenik and all he represents for Soviet Jewry
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
Video: Throw away your jars of gray fish patties. This Rosh Hashanah, make a terrine that’ll have doubters asking for seconds.
A new shoe offers some extra height to Jews of shorter stature. But why prey on insecurities and stereotypes to sell footwear?
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
A look back at the week that was
Leib Tropper is teaching and lecturing in Staten Island
Guma Aguiar, the possibly unstable Israeli sports tycoon!
Allegedly directed boys into a mikvah
Our editor returns fire in the NYT
Today’s rabbinic culture is closing the door to converts, and ignoring its own history in the process
Plus the Buck-Oy State, Eichmann in the Vatican, and more
Plus, another Jewish N.Y. Senate candidate, oh no Canada, and more
Disgraced rabbi may have avoided formal condemnation
Hoffman discusses Rabbi Leib Tropper
Disgraced rabbi still running yeshiva
Will Monsey’s faithful ever forgive disgraced rabbi?
Cites Tropper revelations broken by Tablet
Reserving judgment on sex scandal reported by Tablet
The rabbis’ silence, trouble with Saudis, and more
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.