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In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression
The cartoonist’s grahic memoir made many Top Ten lists this year. Here’s what she had to say about it.
Tablet friends and family help us puzzle out Hanukkah’s origin story—and explain why we don’t celebrate a ninth day of oil
New York Festival of Song’s Steven Blier’s latest program showcases Freud’s influence on the Golden Age of German lieder
Jesse Olsen Bay uses his grandmother’s unpublished prose on ‘Makings,’ by turns a whimsical and melancholy album
Reporter Sarah Wildman’s grandfather escaped Vienna in 1938. Long after he died, she discovered the life—and lover—he left behind.
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Flint tools from Paleolithic, Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods are history
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Should we continue to revere the works of Jewish leaders who act wrongfully?
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Delegates will vote today on motion to ouster Israel Football Association from soccer’s embattled global governing organization
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Bibi announces support for Arab Peace Initiative. It doesn’t matter if it’s real.
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The centenarian author formed an Orthodox congregation in his home in 1952. It thrives today.
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‘Macabre’ Führer-branded treats gain popularity in India
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‘Jewish mother that I am’ cites A.B. Yehoshua and Menachem Begin
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LeBron and co. sip bubbly with a ‘flicka da wrist’ in an ice bath
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Canary Mission turns the fight against hate into a secret witchhunt
By Yair Rosenberg — The president draws a line in the sand in his latest interviewBy Jonathan Zalman — Trebek: 'Whenever people to go temple... they sing Kinky Boots!'By Paul Berman —
The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of books
Dispatch from the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference, Indonesia, where the Jewish state is a pariah
Sociologist Pierre Birnbaum says it’s time Léon Blum—French Socialist, Zionist, wartime hero, and prime minister—got his due
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.