How the great kabbalist Isaac Luria changed the perception of the world without changing the world itself
In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ how ancient Talmudic rabbis recreated and understood the lost religious culture of the First Temple
No, really: It’s right there in the Talmud
A descendant of the New York School brings cantorial poetics to his new collection, ‘In Memory of an Angel’
Do today’s Seders exist to remember the past, or did past events occur so that they could be remembered later?
Our book critic dives into Daf Yomi’s daily regimen expecting a law code, but instead finds a chain of questions
In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we reconstruct a reader’s morning repast—and offer commentary on the proceedings
Moses, the hero of this week’s parasha, had his own code of silence. Like every self-respecting rapper, he understood that squealing signals a breakdown of social cohesion.