‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media
The evolution of Jewish American political discourse from outsider counter-culture to ‘never again a victim’
One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
He was the poet of normal life in a culture still beholden to its foundational myths
The singer has had better songs, but his new record captures his ideas more clearly than ever
What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?
A nonprofit called Elijah’s Journey tries to raise awareness about suicide and mental illness in a specifically Jewish context
My mother has corresponded with inmates for years, offering a sense of community—especially during the High Holidays
Tread carefully, the rabbis warn, when seeking to understand creation or envision God
The Giants, the Pats, and the Bears halfway through the year
Plus Googling the Dead Sea Scrolls, and more
Justice and happiness reign throughout the land
Who makes Tablet’s cut after the Pats and the Giants?
Says new law bars free-speech bullying; ‘Atlantic,’ ‘Politico,’ NPR agree
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
And ‘Washington City Paper’ addresses the anti-Semitism question
Plus the Supreme Court takes on Jerusalem, a Jew in Hogwarts, and more
Actor is Redskins owner’s friend, Center’s honoree and supporter
Plus, the second annual flotilla, Shas says don’t smoke, and more
Meanwhile, anti-Semitism charge goes unretracted
Plus hip prayer shawls, McCain calls for Pollard’s release, and more
And Floyd Abrams calls suit ‘ludicrous on its face’
He remains, however, a petulant, free speech-hating bully
Lodges ludicrous charge over apt image of NFL owner
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.