In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
In 1936, Nazis celebrated Easter with Judenrein eggs—but a new book of family letters shows the crisis didn’t translate
Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
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Israel cautiously welcomes an embryonic, potential new democracy
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Ehud Barak should forsake his arrogance, take a page from Moses, the hero of this week’s parasha, and recognize that leading can require giving up power
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Napolitano nixes Israel-style procedures for U.S.
Bibi and Peres denounced Israel’s racist rabbis. They can do better.
The octogenarian president loves him some teen pop sensation
Plus yes that is a creepy Sharon sculpture, and more
It’s time for Israel to rethink its rejection of the Armenian Genocide
Embracing a simple, rewarding practice devoted to Jewish moral conduct
Celebrate National Poetry Month with Tablet’s stories about poets and poems
Yusuf Islam gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
A poem by Andrea Cohen for Passover and National Poetry Month
Democrat Ruben Gallego, an Iraq war veteran, eyes Arizona’s 7th District
Frazier Glenn Miller, a ‘raging anti-Semite,’ in custody for deadly JCC attack
Activists behind 1971 break-in that exposed government surveillance tell all
From hipster to eco-friendly to Palm Beach matriarch, we’ve got you covered
Authorities investigating whether shootings were a hate crime
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.