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Saying Goodbye To Allan Kornblum

Remembering the founder of Coffee House Press, who passed away Sunday

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Farewell to Fouad Ajami, Great Scholar of the Arabs, Truth-Teller, My Mo’allem

A former student remembers the influential scholar and expert in Arab history, who died this week at age 68

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The Deep Jewish Roots of Television’s Caesar

The late, great comedian’s ‘Your Show of Shows’ tried to pass in postwar, assimilationist America

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In a Previously Unpublished Letter, Sam Bronfman Gives Advice to His 13-year-old Son

As Edgar Bronfman is eulogized in Manhattan, looking back to a Jewish coming of age in a time of war and sorrow

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Ariel Sharon: 1928-2014

One of Israel’s legendary military commanders and most influential politicians leaves a legacy that was nearly great

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I’ll Miss You, Madiba: One Jewish South African on the Moment Mandela Walked Free

The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?

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All That Is Solid Melts Into Berman: The Unkempt Emperor of New York Intellectuals

The late political theorist, Marxist philosopher, and urbanist, who died this year, was my teacher and spiritual guide

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Israel’s Kurt Cobain Turned Religious Doubt and Mental Illness Into Haunting Music

Gabriel Balachsan, found dead this week at age 37, turned a troubled interior life into powerful art

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Marvin Hamlisch (1944-2012)

The widely-celebrated composer was 68.

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Mr. Israel

Rafael Halperin—who died last month—was an ordained rabbi, an ambitious businessman, and a middling politician. He was also a professional wrestler.

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Exegesis

Jeanette Ingberman—the co-founder of New York’s Exit Art gallery, who died last week—brought a Talmudic sensibility to avant-garde art

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Miep Gies Is Dead

Anne Frank protector who saved diaries after arrest was 100

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Today on Tablet

A Hanukkah memoir, an important professor dies, and more

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Fashion Photog Irving Penn Dies

Was mightier than Jews-as-outsiders stereotype

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Remembering Irving Kristol

‘Journal,’ ‘TNR,’ Podhoretz, others eulogize

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Mishpacha

Ted Kennedy—friend of Israel, champion of social justice, advocate for Soviet Jews—became part of our family

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Don Hewitt on His Judaism

The ‘60 Minutes’ creator died today at 86. For the book ‘Stars of David,’ he talked about his religion.

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