The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Tablet Original Fiction: For Alexander Gruen, there are no real Jews left in the world, only holes—and fire
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
The whole idea of a ritual bath seemed foreign and too religious. But now it’s a warm reminder of the moment I became a Jew.
Forget Clint Eastwood’s surreal speech.
For some Jewish conservatives, the RNC is a chance to be vocal about politics they usually keep quiet
At the GOP convention, Josh Bolten reminisces about introducing President Bush to shmurah matzo
The evangelical, who previously trafficked in anti-Mormon tropes, validated Romney’s religion in his RNC speech
Benjamin Ginsberg, Bush’s lawyer in the 2000 recount, has orchestrated a major power grab for Romney
After too many warm-up acts, Ann Romney and Chris Christie take the stage
Utah congressional candidate Mia Love to give a key speech today at the RNC
Will I subsist on Chex Mix at this year’s Republican National Convention?
Tropical storm Isaac doesn’t have anything on our man in Tampa
Meir Soloveichik, scion of a famous Orthodox dynasty, will give the Republicans’ invocation
Legendary South African leader fought for racial equality and peaceful resistance
Happy Hanukkah from Sicily, Italy
A round-up of things we wish weren’t rounding up
Plus Kerry offers security proposal to Netanyahu, and more in the news
On the tricky logic of assigning guilt
Troubling policy departure is a misguided response to NSA spying revelations
If there are moral victories to be had, a vote for Lou Reed is one of them
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Former Miss Israel cast as superhero in upcoming Batman vs. Superman flick
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