I got my start in a contentious corner of the Jewish press. It’s good to be here again.
Everything you need to know about world turmoil today—from Obama to Assad to ISIS—is in the ethos of the Corleone family
‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
A veteran practitioner of the art of translation considers the challenges—and successes—of Hebrew literature
For centuries, Western classical music propelled listeners toward Christian salvation. Then Jewish music changed everything.
Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.
As Yom Kippur approaches, I’ll share what I’ve learned about how to apologize—and how not to
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
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
On a new album, the captivating leader of the band Pharaoh’s Daughter reclaims the music that dominated her religious childhood
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.