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An excerpt from a new biography of the great Israeli statesman, David Ben-Gurion
In a new book, Rabbi David Wolpe examines what made the Jewish leader fallible and why, despite his bad behavior, he was great
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Known for right-wing politics, Vladimir Jabotinsky left an equally critical literary legacy. Hillel Halkin looks at it all.
The esteemed author talks about all the reasons the founder of psychoanalysis would have objected to a new examination of his life
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The seder marks a global Jewish event—I wanted a book that felt as diverse
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How my German grandmother’s recipe became my go-to holiday dessert
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A Bronx bubbe meets Elijah and a rabbi explains the irony of ‘Dayenu’
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Seeks ‘justice not vengeance’ in pursuing war crimes charges against Israel
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An impressively complex retelling of the biblical story—with cats
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Negotiators will stay in Switzerland another day to draft an outline
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‘Real Housewives’ returnee said to hire personality coach to become likeable
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For inclusive storytelling, the audience is as important as the story
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Has Israel’s ‘finest hour’ sown the seeds of self-destruction?
By Leah Koenig — The bread of affliction never tasted so good, thanks to Marcy Goldman’s recipe for caramel-covered buttercrunchBy Tal Trachtman Alroy —
From Jewish troops to kosher cookies, the organization’s roots a century ago in Savannah are still evident todayBy Sam Apple —
Were the following statements made about the Girls creator or Iran’s Supreme Leader?
Michael Twitty puts an Ethiopian twist on an Ashkenazi standby
Labour voters forced to choose between their party and their support for Israel: Part four of Tablet’s series on anti-Semitism in the U.K.
Classic and modern dishes to take your seder to the next level
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art
The Book of Esther doesn’t mention God. Robert Alter’s new translation shows that’s just one way the biblical text is unique.