In Lahore a Facebook group dedicated to atheists and agnostics serves a silent minority in the world’s other religious nation-state
But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Residents in gentrifying areas will get units in luxury buildings. Activists say that won’t stop the cost of living from pushing them out.
Peter and Martine Halban run England’s most cosmopolitan and finely curated Jewish and Middle Eastern-themed literary press
Somehow, the mangling of the Broadway actress’s name may be the best thing to happen to her underappreciated career
Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home
After reading my book out loud, I finally accepted the truth: I’m just not an oral tradition kind of guy
I pray with angry, damaged, and difficult men. I stay because they’re like my brothers. And because sometimes they change.
Video: Of course you love your grandmother’s matzo-ball soup. But try this recipe if you prefer something with a bit of a kick.
Video: Bake the perfect batch of triangular cookies for the holiday—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
Plus ahead of nuclear talks, Iran upgrades its nuclear equipment
Plus Ambassador Oren’s close link to the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane
Plus the legacy of King Herod gets another look
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
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice
Evolving Jewish culture—and doctors’ orders—dealt a blow to South Florida’s delicatessens. But they’re making a comeback.