Thanks to the Internet, Jerusalem seems closer than ever—but thanks to her government’s policy, remains out of reach
Innocent people shouldn’t fear walking down the street, whatever their faith—and everyone must push back against the madness
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
Abel Meeropol’s ‘Strange Fruit’ gets remixed into Yeezus in a manner worthy of its creator, for song of the year
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
An ancient principle of Judaism, debated at length in the Oral Law, is that it is a sin to count Jews—or is it?
My family’s history gave me a pedigree as a Jewish New Yorker—until a visit revealed how quickly the past disappeared
When I got married, my sheitel was a symbol of my vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.
Oren slams call; J Street’s Ben-Ami praises analysis, differs on prescription
Website’s right-wing alternative doesn’t want you to know who runs it
Zion Square will prominently include a one-state voice
‘Zion Square’ touts Israeli, Palestinian, U.S. perspectives on the Mideast
New Jerusalem bureau chief talks to Tablet
Plus, sardines are kosher, Mayim Bialik is quirky, and more
Plus how Jews vote, R.I.P. H&H, and more
Think-tanker Haim Malka calls for less military aid, for Israel’s good
Dispatch from the corner of 92nd and J
J Street, Beinart draw a crowd for ‘Day of Action’
An IDF vet with ‘a great sense of discomfort about my own personal behavior’ when he patrolled the Occupied Territories now leads a group called Breaking the Silence dedicated to exposing the messy work of occupation
Plus Rivers crosses Palin and lives to tell about it, and more
Jacob struggles with the angel in this week’s parasha. As a new book about an Armenian family’s history shows, we must do the same.
J Street chief Jeremy Ben-Ami calls the plays for the first self-confident alternative Jewish establishment
Sending you off with extra material
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