The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
A new biography is overly impressed by Leonard Bernstein’s liberal politics
He plays Tel Aviv in September
What the new Tin Pan Alley Rag teaches us about Irving Berlin and the other Jews who wrote the American songbook
Singer-turned-illustrator David Berman releases cartoon book, to mixed reviews
And explains new album to Boston website
Pop-star Spears in talks for a Holocaust movie
Jordanian children’s rock group goes boom
Former ‘goy band’-er hosts UJA luncheon
And—who knew?—gay, too
A klezmer musician turns her grandmother’s FBI files into musical theater
A father’s rumination on teeth, lullabies, and the roots of language
What the Wittgenstein family gained and lost
The beat poet would have been 83.
Abortion, gay marriage, and rock ‘n’ roll.
Now, I heard there was a secret chord…
With a little help from Tablet’s readers
New music from Britney Spears, One Direction, and more
The Rockets small forward is also having a breakout NBA season
The Friday Review of Books
Plus Egypt’s Gen. Sisi is Time readers’ Person of the Year, and more
Before concessions on borders, Israel demands its safety be guaranteed
How the new structure advances the debate over prayer at the Western Wall
Legendary South African leader fought for racial equality and peaceful resistance
Happy Hanukkah from Palermo, Sicily
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past