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
The ‘Times’ literally catches up with Howard Jacobson
If everyone else were like Tablet Magazine
Was Meir Kahane’s murder al-Qaida’s earliest attack on U.S. soil?
How to write a Mideast trend piece
How to write a Yiddish trend piece
A new book defends the height-challenged and teaches kids about the misuse of science
A haftorah of reporting and responsibilities
Our editor returns fire in the NYT
Your Sunday reading, Monday
Forthcoming ‘Book Review’ has items of interest
Plus the Jordan Riverbed, and more
Kakutani gives Vox Tablet subject the works
All about New York’s second-in-command
Plus Israel goes to California, Weiner on “chutzpah,” and more in the news
Plus more Dubai suspects, leave Bronner alone!, and more in the news
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.