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
Chef Alain Cohen brings a taste of North Africa to Los Angeles
Plus kids in government, Nimoy’s exit, and more
Plus one gate opens and another closes in Jerusalem
Promises, moodiness, and pressure
After a painstaking survey, Tablet Magazine awards title for nation’s tastiest triangular treat
Plus Margolick on Kristol, Phil Jackson on mitzvot, and more
How a Modern Orthodox Jew struggled to reconcile her yogic practice with her Judaism
Plus Bibi’s charge, Gentile latkes, and the Times covers Tablet
Plus, settlers cold to freeze, the Israeli mob in L.A., and more
Thanks to Jewish ‘Top Chef’ winner
LAPD says, though shooter still at large
UPDATED: Victims in good condition, assailant still at large
A cuddly Jewish monster, another con man, and multi-denominational togetherness
The characters in ‘God’s Gym’ strive to make order out of life’s chaos
Holiday traffic, Tweet Streets, and the ‘H’ word
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.