In an excerpt from ‘Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist,’ the activist remembers Meir Kahane and the JDL
Why my sisters can’t think straight about Israel
A guide to what will probably happen
A conversation with the former dissident and public intellectual, about the ‘Polish mentality,’ anti-Semitism, and ‘wearing Jewish glasses’
Farewell to my beloved magazine, my old and treasured home
Daphne Merkin talks about orphaned dolls, Swedish mattresses, and her ragbag of luminous essays
Video: Grab the schmaltz, and don’t skimp on the onions when you’re making this uniquely Jewish dish
And other problems of divorce, infertility, and urination, in this week’s Talmud study
One grandfather gave lavish Hanukkah gifts, the other single dollar bills. The reasons stretch back to the Old Country.
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From the archives: An illustrated remembrance of High Holidays past
When I went away to college, I tried going to Hillel High Holiday services, but I really hated it…>>
My mother has always said: “Wherever I am in the world, if I’m around Jews I feel at home!”>>
Vanessa Davis' most recent book, Make Me a Woman, includes many comic strips first published in Tablet Magazine. Her first collection of diary comics, Spaniel Rage, was published in 2005.
A Torah portion of music and memory
Wow, this is amazing! “Whatever mom! Every day of my life is the Day of Atonement!”
The author comes to the same conclusion about Judaism as Alfred Kazin: knowing that you belong despite not being observant.
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