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The recently declassified dossier that served to convict Alfred Dreyfus is full of sordid details, but most French historians refuse to touch it
In a new book, Heidi Ravven draws on philosophy, history, and neuroscience to argue that ethical behavior comes from looking outward, not within
The cranky anti-hero of ‘Norwegian by Night’ may be demented, but he’s no fool when it comes to patriotism, identity, and time
Scholar Ruth Wisse likes to laugh as much anyone, but also sees peril when Jews can’t seem to quit clowning around. In ‘No Joke’ she explains why.
First-time novelist Ari Goelman faces tough questions from an 11-year-old fantasy fiction aficionado and summer-camp devotee
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Comedian spreads message of wife Jessica Seinfeld’s Fatherhood Initiative
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But seriously you definitely haven’t
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Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr added to school district calendars
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The Last Five Years film adaptation revisits a failed marriage, tired tropes
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We’ll be hearing from young European Jews on our partner site, Jewcy
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Record a favorite holiday anecdote and you could be featured on Tablet
By Lee Smith — The difference between Big America and Small America, and between Obama and NetanyahuBy Pinchas Goldschmidt — The murdered opposition leader represented the dilemmas of the Jewish politician in Putin’s RussiaBy Heather Rogers — Why aren’t more non-Muslim feminists decrying violence against women in Muslim-majority countries?
The Book of Esther doesn't mention God. Robert Alter's new translation shows that's just one way the biblical text is unique.
Netanyahu spoke effectively, if predictably. But what impact will he have?
The holiday’s ‘mishloach manot’ boxes used to involve juice and a bag of chips. Now competitive moms have raised the stakes.
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
The Book of Esther doesn’t mention God. Robert Alter’s new translation shows that’s just one way the biblical text is unique.
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter