David Samuels, Tablet Magazine's literary editor, is a contributing editor at Harper’s Magazine and a longtime contributor to The Atlantic and The New Yorker.
And things Jews overhear while passing for white people
The innovative neuroscientist discusses how the Holocaust, famine, and other catastrophic experiences can affect our DNA
Netanyahu’s ex-national security adviser says Abbas has a choice between Israeli troops on the Jordan River—or no state at all
The point of Sept. 11 wasn’t to terrorize the West. It was to get the U.S. out of the Muslim world—and it worked.
The crusader against anti-Semitism on why 2013 was bad for the Jews—and why fixing the world starts with fixing ourselves
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The president draws a line in the sand in his latest interview
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For all those who’ve died far from their families, and far from peace
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My friend was recorded in a mikveh by a rabbi. Let’s ensure the end of this abuse of power.
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How I observe Shavuot despite my life-threatening allergy
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After Buchenwald was liberated, my father, Rabbi Herschel Schacter, led survivors in a moving prayer service
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TV’s fasctinating ‘Botched’ takes on the limits of aesthetic procedures
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Pigeons, brains, and chocolate-covered locusts at the oldest congregation in the U.S.
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My daughter is black and Jewish. Will she have to defend her identity online?
By Yair Rosenberg — 'Your purpose in life ... is simply this: to improve the world'By Jill Werman Harris — It’s made of nickel and a piece of crystal. But it helped save Jews from the Nazis.By Jenny Diski —
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews