After Hurricane Katrina, A Solemn Yom Kippur

In 2005, I spent Yom Kippur with Beth Israel Congregation in New Orleans

The First Rosh Hashanah After Hurricane Katrina

Eight years after the devastating storm, remembering the first High Holidays

River of Berman

A tribute to the free-associating genius of the Silver Jews, whose work has flowed in and out of my life

Tel Aviv’s Taste of the South

At NOLA bakery, Israelis sample pecan pie and buttermilk biscuits—with a side order of American culture

The Forgotten Confederate Jew

How history lost Judah P. Benjamin, the most prominent American Jew of the 19th century

Grand Rabbinate of the NCAA

Jewish college basketball coaches will gather for their annual Final Four bagel brunch on Saturday, despite scandals surrounding two founding members

Jazz Messengers

A handful of Jewish entrepreneurs are reinventing the jazz scene in New Orleans, a city with a tiny and aging Jewish population but a strong musical tradition in which different cultures have long mixed

Sundown: Behind Enemy Lines

Plus the man who gave us Passover Coke, and more

Sundown: Cantor Announces for Team Bibi

Plus talk borders, not settlements, and more

Biden’s Brief, Bibi’s Bombast, Simon’s Sermon

What’s cooking in New Orleans

Today on Tablet

A new year in New Orleans, Horowitz v. Luban, and more

After the Exodus

Rosh Hashanah in New Orleans, five years after Hurricane Katrina

‘Oy! Such a Home’

A New Yorker flees to New Orleans and finds himself surrounded by Jews

Kafka on the Gulf

A New Orleans resident reflects on how the Czech master prepared him for the oil spill

Today on Tablet

Mardi Gras Jieuxs Krewes, Nazis courting Muslims, and more

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