This week in Thou Shalt: Kosher-for-Passover Russian delicacies, kid-free musical celebrations, and the mystery of the Christian Seders
Passover Torah Reading: Are second chances always second best?
This week in Thou Shalt: Ecumenical jitters, looks-based biases, and a dash of good, old-fashioned guilt
This week on Thou Shalt, our intrepid advice column: A catering conundrum, a newcomer’s dilemma, and some big-time superstition
Parshat Tazria: How do we understand biblical commands that seem cruel?
This week on Thou Shalt, our new advice column: inter-marriage blues, crowded tables, and the shanda of shellfish
Parshat Shemini: When fanaticism kills
Introducing Thou Shalt, our new advice column
As we try to make sense of the latest college scandal, let’s focus on how terrible a parent you have to be to sell out your child by trying to rig the system
My East Village neighbors sell their storied clubhouse
Parshat Vayikra: Does God need blood and guts?
We’re looking for a part-time associate producer
An introduction to Mendel Mann, author of The Encounter, and the story’s translator, Heather Valencia
A new documentary about the brave archivists who kept a secret history of the Warsaw Ghetto shows how we can preserve the memory of the Holocaust after the last generation of survivors
A delicious Sephardic dish and a testament to Jewish renewal rescued from the Spanish Middle Ages
Rabbi Ira Sanders of Arkansas, little-known Civil Rights hero
Singling out ‘white Jews’ isn’t progress, it’s just more of the same prejudice and exclusion from the Women’s March
A visit to the only Jewish museum in Albania—Europe’s most Muslim nation and Islam’s most secular
The painter Nirit Takele, already a celebrated artist at 33 years old, is evoking the spirit of both her homelands in her bold work
How the shaming of a soccer star led to the biggest shake-up in Israeli politics and finally unchained Netanyahu’s chief right-wing rival
Seder plates and kosher meals are so popular behind bars some inmates convert just to get them
The revival of Cuba’s Jewish community
Introducing Tablet’s week-long series on the 40th anniversary of the Khomeinist revolution in Iran
And why that isn’t necessarily true for other minorities
The nonstate Houthis used an Iranian-model drone to attack the Yemeni military’s top brass in a preview of how the next wars in the Middle East will be fought
Parshat Beshalach: How should we respond to the punishment of our enemies?
The architecture of social experience online favors the promotion of conspiracy, and conspiracy theories always come back to the Jews
The dangers of being perceived as pro-Israel in online feminist spaces
There’s something wrong with the apology from a Cleveland doctor who joked about giving Jews the wrong medicine, and with the media coverage of her public contrition
Top awards go to Hunting the Truth by Beate and Serge Klarsfeld, The Last Watchman of Old Cairo by Michael David Lukas, and Alice Shalvi’s Never a Native