From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
The good news: there are still two more. The bad news: there are still two more.
What unrest and elections to the south could mean to the north
Hersh makes the case in ‘The New Yorker’
Plus Lebanese rage, Lieberman to be indicted, and more in the news
Plus Obama’s new ambassador, and more in the news
Also the lyrics to ‘I Hate Israel and I Love Amr Moussa’
Plus the White House scrambles, and more in the news
Plus Israel, Arab states push for stability, and more in the news
Yussuf al-Qaradawi, the world’s most popular and authoritative Sunni cleric, is a Muslim Brotherhood-aligned Egyptian based in Qatar. A return to his home country would be dangerous for Israel and the West.
Tablet Magazine’s coverage of the Egyptian uprising, including insights from Yossi Melman, Leslie Gelb, Judith Miller, Lee Smith, an Obama Mideast adviser, and a former Israeli ambassador to Egypt
Plus conflict among the neocons, and more
On the unusual transliteration, ‘ElBaradei’
Plus Israel watches Sinai, turmoil in Jordan, and more in the news
Judith Miller, former Cairo reporter, discusses the key players
Plus Israel’s response, U.S. demands for ‘orderly transition,’ and more in the news
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.