If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?
Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the Jews
What’s gained and lost in ‘cultural identity’ and religion when families decide to adopt across race lines
Happy 156th Birthday!—the perfect time to look back on the Tevye Stories’ author’s first trip to the Big Apple
‘Gett,’ a stellar new Israeli movie, sheds light on the plight of women crushed by a byzantine legal authority
In the first of a five-part series on growing anti-Semitism in the U.K., Howard Jacobson, the literary voice of British Jewry
I’ve spent years trying to find a costume, from Kurt Cobain to my own cat, that reflects a hidden side of my personality
The holiday’s ‘mishloach manot’ boxes used to involve juice and a bag of chips. Now competitive moms have raised the stakes.
The sages debate the demerits of little white lies, and consider the subtleties of legal claims made by spouses and other property owners
That hot new website making fun of Jewish Republicans? My husband and I made it—and you’re welcome.
A Broadway revival of 1960’s The Best Man reveals a prescient take on presidential politics, but from era before Jewish issues played a major role
Big night for Santorum; and Sheldon Adelson is Romney’s new best friend
Obama, Republicans won’t completely ignore this stuff over the next year
Brooklyn Rabbi Andy Bachman and Tablet’s Marc Tracy, both good liberals, can’t agree on the merits of the Occupy Wall Street movement
GOP front-runner holds press conference with pro-annexation Likudnik
Charlie Cook weighs in with a counter-theory
Plus Casspi plans triumphant return, Peres turns 88, and more
Electoral college math makes Jewish vote there mighty valuable
Republicans are once again arguing that American Jews will abandon the Democratic Party. But it won’t happen, because Jews recoil from the GOP’s overt Christianity, even when it comes with staunch pro-Israel views.
Costumes, revelry, and satire weren’t always synonymous with the holiday
Acclaimed Israeli writer and poet brought Jewish music to the masses
Pioneering Jewish comic artist credited with inventing the graphic novel
Tom Schweich was reportedly the target of anti-Semitic ‘whisper campaign’
Study finds frequency of anti-Semitic incidents at seven-year high
Dressing in costume for the holiday shouldn’t involve cultural appropriation
Fans of the Oscar-winning film should start in the central Polish city of Lodz
Star Trek, and especially Mr. Spock, loomed large in our mythology
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Tells Europe 1 interviewer 'anti-Semitism is at an all-time high'
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