An immigrant is inspired by the president’s vision of his new home
A visit to Switzerland reveals the coming age of techno-Calvinism, created by the merger of iPhones and the new Puritan America
A new book makes the case that the American worldview has always been rooted in the Five Books of Moses
The American Follies
Fourth of July ruminations on the nation-state and the state of the nation
How the Fourth of July brought me closer to my Jewish identity and changed my understanding of America
A kosher BBQ maven’s Texas Dry Rub and Amar’e Stoudemire’s Short Ribs
How the Jewish mob fought American admirers of the Third Reich
Celebrating America’s birthday with a Passover twist makes me feel both more American and more Jewish
Bookworm: Like James Gatz, my grandfather from the Ottoman Empire reinvented himself in America
What Walt Whitman can tell us about our democracy
Forget Hamilton and its can-do spirit. These productions are more appropriate for the age of Trump.
Independence Day is doubly special for the legendary refusenik Natan Sharansky and his family. He sits down for a wide-ranging interview about his wife Avital, love among Jewish people, and the promise of freedom.
The rollercoaster history of the wiener in a bun, in new books on the Coney Island institution, Nathan’s Famous
Enjoy Tablet’s star-worthy coverage of Independence Day
A Jewish refugee from Uzbekistan had an American Dream
Through a portrait of a war vet who loved children, a glimpse of a lost Jewish-American world
A freedom-themed playlist for however you’re celebrating Independence Day
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