The best Yiddish story ever written about a pogrom is by Lamed Shapiro, the early 20th-century American Yiddish writer who wanted the Jews to get woke
Tablet Original Fiction: Anger management in a Vancouver restaurant
In my New Jersey town, Torah comes before bread
An edible miracle of modern science takes off in Rishon LeZion
Decades before the rise of Zionism, 19th-century American playwright and diplomat Mordecai Manuel Noah envisioned a refuge for European Jews—on an island near Buffalo
The great NFL quarterback Sid Luckman, who would have turned 102 today, had a secret: his father’s ties to the Jewish mob
‘Der Yid,’ ‘Der Veker,’ ‘Di Tzeitung,’ ‘Der Blatt,’ ‘Maalos,’ ‘Moment,’ ‘Der Shtern,’ ‘Di Vokh,’ ‘Der Blik,’ and ‘Der Blitz’ all fill niches of Hasidic readership
The ex-major leaguer is studying alongside a Chabad rabbi as he embarks on a ‘spiritual journey’
A final evening of talk and tipple with the owner of a Greenwich Village institution driven out of business by rising rents, before another bit of old New York bites the dust
The book, recommended by author Alice Walker, repeatedly cites the ‘Protocols of the Elders of Zion,’ dubs the Talmud ‘among the most appallingly racist documents on the planet,’ and says Jews funded the Holocaust and control the KKK
Why censoring Nazi imagery in student theater isn’t good for anyone
In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ intentionality and human agency remain at the heart of Jewish law. Plus: the difference between a pagan and a heretic.
As the drink has gained popularity, distilleries have created a new whiskey scene—one with a distinctly Israeli flavor
What lies beneath seven years of Israeli rhetoric about Iran?
Millions of women mobilized against gender inequality and the election of Donald Trump in 2016. But only four of them ended up at the top—and the consequences have been enormous.
Is a Kingsborough Community College professor a racist or a victim of ‘academic mobbing’?
Why ‘smooth as a baby’s bottom’ rarely applies to Jewish men’s faces
World War II, the Cold War, American racism, Polish introspection, and Jerry Lewis
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