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
The singer has had better songs, but his new record captures his ideas more clearly than ever
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
Just because you’re in synagogue doesn’t mean you have to read what’s in the prayer book
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?
Plus four more ‘knockout’ arrests, and more in the news
Plus ‘Long Skirt Long Life’ signs spotted in Brooklyn, and more in the news
Plus a New Jersey Nazi and the furor about the Stephen Hawking furor
Once again, The Scroll gets results
A Tablet favorite Jewish Jocks is among the winners
Plus Eric Trager writes on the future of the Egyptian electorate
A new book argues that the roster of Jewish jocks includes matadors, weightlifters, and competitive eaters
Plus have anti-Semitism and anti-Israel rhetoric left American college campuses?
Saying goodbye to Marc Tracy, welcoming Adam Chandler
Brooklyn Rabbi Andy Bachman and Tablet’s Marc Tracy, both good liberals, can’t agree on the merits of the Occupy Wall Street movement
Upcoming author panel to be moderated by The Scroll!
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Football Outsiders statistics guru Aaron Schatz previews the NFL playoffs with Tablet’s resident sports fanatic, Marc Tracy, and offers a strong outlook for pro football’s Jews
NFL preview, ‘inclusive education,’ and more
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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.