Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith on the new Arab map
The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s
How neocons and Obama liberals have created catastrophe by consensus in the Middle East
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
Saul Bellow was a complicated father to his three sons. In a new book, the eldest tries to parse his inheritance.
The show’s demise is a blow for musical theater—the art that incorporates virtually every other form of art
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
Molecular gastronomy finally takes off in Israel, drawing kosher foodies and experimental chefs alike
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
A reminder of how many days there are
Although he forgot our name, oh well
Festival of Lights meets Feiler Faster Thesis!
Utah’s Hatch says owners have right to build
Plus new Hanukkah music and Ah-nuld does the Hora
‘Tonight Show’ drummer Weinberg responds to senator’s song on Tablet
We’re just glad to have them as Tablet Magazine readers
A Hanukkah primer, what the world thought of our song
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Festival of Lights
On Tablet and elsewhere, readers respond to ‘Eight Days of Hanukkah’
Hey hey, Orrin Hatch, you wrote us a song
Plus Bibi’s charge, Gentile latkes, and the Times covers Tablet
A holiday song for the ages
How Orrin Hatch came to write a Hanukkah song for Tablet Magazine
Rasheeda Azar performs ‘Eight Days of Hanukkah,’ by Sen. Orrin Hatch and Madeline Stone
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
Plus bad blood between Germany and Hungary
How is Israel still responsible for regional peace?
The bookseller’s new campaign runs across the genres
In 1933, she attacked book-burning German students
A companion to our tribute to the Yiddishist and scholar
More on the battle for a key town
Plus an Israeli commission casts doubt about details of an infamous incident
We’re talking burning crosses and protests warm
Something of a forced exodus is happening in Florham Park
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.