Wayne Hoffman is executive editor of Tablet Magazine.
When my great-grandmother was murdered a century ago in Winnipeg’s ‘Hebrew Colony,’ police had suspects and a motive: antisemitism. But the only physical clue they could find left them baffled.
While I was doing research for a book about my great-grandmother’s murder, I discovered stories I’d never heard about my great-grandfather—stories of gambling, wild horses, organized crime, and a forgotten slice of Jewish life on the Canadian prairies
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Haifa, said Elska’s editor, is just “crying out for love.”
To a young boy grappling with his sexuality, a fire portends the struggles to come
Tony Award-winning ‘Falsettos’ composer William Finn on bar mitzvahs, the AIDS crisis, and his very first show—in Hebrew
Author Lev Raphael looks back on the story that put him on the literary map 25 years ago
Rabbis, writers, and poets select essential LGBT titles for Jewish readers
How my family turned Torah study into a competitive sport
The Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act
The Holocaust destroyed Plock’s Jewish community. But the exodus started decades earlier, after World War I.
Finding answers on a first walk through Warsaw
Valerie Harper, facing her final battle, has left an indelible mark
The Young Professionals, the latest dance-music venture from Israeli pop star Ivri Lider, are deadly serious about their fun—even when they’re singing about AIDS
Hasidic tale gets updated for the stage
The prime minister with a song in his heart