Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
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
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
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?
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
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
Video: How to bake the perfect batch of triangular cookies for Purim—with homemade fruit filling
Women’s Purim costumes have gotten skimpier and sexier. I tried to buck the trend, but it didn’t go well.
The Purim Superhero, a new picture book for Jewish children, includes gay parents. It’s about time.
Each Purim, star academics like Milton Friedman and Alan Dershowitz debate: latkes or hamantaschen?
Dressing up is a crucial element of the Purim celebration—as well as a powerful piece of the Hunger Games trilogy of young-adult novels
The Purim tradition of drowning out Haman’s name with noise dates back to medieval times. But in our increasingly cacophonous lives, an illustrator wonders: Does the grogger need to be reinvented?
The Book of Esther, which chronicles the story of Purim, has special resonance for Jewish communities thriving in Diaspora
Playing the defiant Vashti in a day school Purim play awakened my inner feminist
Long before I discovered Bloody Marys and martinis, I loved Manischewitz Concord grape wine
Cancer, and a year of chemotherapy, gave me a new perspective on Jewish holidays—starting with Tisha B’Av
A writer born in the capital of Holocaust denial tours the Jewish state as the cold war between Iran and Israel is about to get hot
A Chicago mixologist invents some Purim-themed cocktails
Against the Jewish belief in apocalypse
Charming the crowd in his keynote speech at the AIPAC conference, Israeli prime minister conjures Auschwitz and Haman to make case against Iran
Plus National Front attack in France, Kaddish for the Fogels, and more
Tablet presents a Broadway-inspired Purim Spiel
Some modest proposals for the lady who can turn herself into anyone
Backlash over revealing Purim costumes
Plus Mrs. God, and more
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
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