Talking to W’s Chief of Staff

At the GOP convention, Josh Bolten reminisces about introducing President Bush to shmurah matzo

When President Obama Extolled the Jews

The President turned to Nextbook Press’ author for his speech

Daybreak: Iran’s Vanishing Act

Plus General Grant returns to the White House, and more in the news

Talking Nukes With Iran

The world powers will try to persuade Iran to halt its nuclear program in talks set for this weekend. A look at what to expect from the Istanbul confab.

Joan Nathan/Bill Yosses 2016

Tablet Magazine’s food columnist teams up with Obama’s pie guy.

Tribal Chiefs

Jack Lew, Obama’s new chief of staff, is the third Jewish official in the last 10 years to run the White House, after Rahm Emanuel and Josh Bolten

But Seriously, Where Is Jerusalem?

Official White House photographs leave ‘Israel’ out of ‘Jerusalem’ captions

House of Blues

Rahm Emanuel, in the midst of a rough-and-tumble campaign, was just denied a spot on the mayoral ballot. Was the move Chicago politics as usual, or has Emanuel’s Judaism come into play?

Standing Tall

The tragic Gabrielle Giffords shooting only underscores the need for Jewish public officials to confront anti-Semitism, argues a former White House official

Sundown: Religious Women Get Together

Plus Rajon Rondo is a rabbi, and more

Today on Tablet

Dining chez POTUS, Turkey troubles, and more

Executive Dish

Noshing at the White House, last month and through the years

With a Whimper

Longtime White House correspondent Helen Thomas retires after anti-Semitic outburst

White House to Name Anti-Semitism Envoy Today

J Street member Hannah Rosenthal to fill post

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