Politicians and legacy newspapers are trying to turn Jews into soldiers in the war against religion. Don’t let them.
Every dog has its day, but on International Cat Day we are thankful for the feline
Iceland’s got the perfect holiday tradition for Jews
A modest proposal concerning one noted dreamer
It’s the perfect toy for the kid who has everything (except an aversion to murder)
Brooklyn’s hip Mile End deli modernizes the traditional meal once again
Three comedies—This Is 40, Parental Guidance, and The Guilt Trip—give the holidays cheap laughs
Most everything you ever wanted to know about Christmas
It’s the time of year when intermarried Jews are lectured against Christmas trees. Given marriage trends, the lecturers should learn to pipe down.
Growing up with divorced parents—one Jewish, one not—seemed to offer an abundance of holiday riches. Instead, it caused grade-school trouble.
An afternoon of grilling, drinking, and friendly conversation with neighbors is one man’s nightmare
With Purim approaching and a costume in order, seeking sartorial inspiration from the Book of Esther, European paintings, Elizabeth Taylor, and several style gurus, one of whom recommends an edible hat
When the challenges of joint custody become overwhelming, an Israeli stepmother of two teenagers finds vacations can bring her blended family together
The secular new year forces us to look forward, and tradition requires we make resolutions.
Facing my first Christmas alone in decades and volunteering at a nearby soup kitchen, I discovered an unexpected and enveloping community
In his memoir, the famous refusenik remembered celebrating Hanukkah in the Soviet Gulag
Another Time, Another Way: Tablet Magazine’s Hanukkah album, remixed versions of holiday and Jewish classics
Football, food, and the importance of tradition