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Parsha in Progress Episode 26: On Fruits and Plaster

Parshat Ki Tavo: The Israelites prepare to enter the Land of Israel

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The Truth About Bibi, Israel’s Very Dispensable Man

Why Netanyahu’s case for his reelection fails on its own terms

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The Wide World of Jewish Food

In her new cookbook, Leah Koenig goes around the globe—one recipe at a time

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Tablet’s Event Calendar

See your favorite Tablet authors, editors, and podcasters around the country

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How a Media Outlet Turned a Trump Appointee Who Mocked Alt-Right Anti-Semites Into an Anti-Semite

Leif Olson, a Trump labor official, sarcastically mocked the anti-Semitic critics of House Speaker Paul Ryan, and their conservative media enabler Breitbart. Bloomberg took those posts, selectively cropped them, missed the joke, and forced his resignation.

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Parsha in Progress Episode 25: The Kings and the Torah

Parshat Shoftim: Can lifelong learning make kings humble?

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Diego Vs. Goliath at the US Open

Diego Schwartzman, a short and fiery Jewish tennis ace, is the man to watch

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Unorthodox’s ‘Newish Jewish Encyclopedia’ Book Tour

Catch your favorite Jewish podcast hosts on the road in 2019-2020

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Preserving the Jewish Flavors of Italy

Edda Servi Machlin, author of ‘The Classic Cuisine of the Italian Jews,’ died this week at 93

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The Mezuzah Chronicles

An update from your hosts’ doorposts

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The Double Crossed Life of David Karr

Communist, capitalist, zionist, and KGB spy—David Karr was a man of many lives

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Parsha in Progress Episode 24: Does God Require Gratitude?

Parshat Eikev: The biblical warnings against pride

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The Long History of Politically Motivated Travel Bans

Israel’s decision to bar Tlaib and Omar from visiting may not be wise, but all talk of violation of democratic norms is moronic

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Is There Such a Thing as Mindful Slaughtering?

A New York Times story about vegans turned butchers raises new questions about the ethics of killing and eating animals

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Parsha in Progress Episode 23: Why the Bible Repeats Itself

Parshat Devarim: The value of retelling stories

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Hal Prince, Broadway Producer Who Brought ‘Fiddler’ to the Stage, Dies at 91

An excerpt from ‘Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish’

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How Trump and the Far-Left Are Conspiring to Mainstream the Israel Boycott Movement

The House of Representatives voted 398-17 to condemn the BDS movement. But you wouldn’t know it from the president, who has consistently raised the profile of the Democratic anti-Israel fringe. This benefits BDS, which could only dream of such publicity, and harms Israel.

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Thanks, Grandma

As the Unorthodox podcast turns four, host Mark Oppenheimer traces its origins to his grandmother’s funeral in 1990

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Netanyahu Posted An Ad Mocking Rival Yair Lapid’s English. Awkwardly, The Ad Got Its English Wrong.

The ad claimed that the word “conundrum,” which Lapid used in a CNN interview, was not a real word. The dictionary, however, disagrees. The dispute matters more for Israel’s elections than you might think.

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Parsha in Progress Episode 22: When Daughters Talk Back

Parshat Pinchas: What to do when God’s laws ignore the women

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Alex Bregman Vs. Joc Pederson Home Run Derby Showdown

Is the winner the greatest Jewish slugger of all time?

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Parsha in Progress Episode 21: Water From a Rock

Parshat Chukat: Did Moses deserve to make it into Israel?

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America, Born of the Hebrew Bible

A new book makes the case that the American worldview has always been rooted in the Five Books of Moses

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Rabbi Richard N. Levy, 1937-2019

A beloved educator who reacquainted Reform Judaism with abandoned practices and traditions

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Parsha in Progress Episode 20: Where There Be Giants

Parshat Shlach: Is relying on divine miracles brave, or risky?

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Time to Rethink the American Jewish Community’s Treatment of Black Jews

Black Jews are individuals with a broad range of experiences, not tokens of “black-Jewish relations”

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Harvard is Dumber Than Twitter

The day the Ivy League went full-on social media

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Phish and Loathing in Bonnaroo

Jam bands, Post Malone, and other attempts at redemption at the nation’s most prominent music festival

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Yossi Klein Halevi’s Palestinian Neighbor Writes Back

A new video mini-series captures the author’s conversation with an Al-Quds university professor who took his students to Auschwitz

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Anti-Semitism is an American Problem

Ted Cruz joins with Tim Kaine to speak hard truths about the past and the present

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