The new culture of progressive right-think may be even worse for Jews—and liberalism—than Obama’s Iran deal
The 100th anniversary is the time for Israel to rethink the moral concession it has made by abetting Turkish denial
Staying silent in the face of radical evil is wrong. It’s time for us to engage.
For National Poetry Month, new verse from ‘More Money than God’
A reissue of Meyer Levin’s 1956 novel about the notorious Leopold and Loeb case captures the enduring power of Jewish self-hatred
A thorough new history of the Nazi concentration camps challenges us to face again our fears and weakness
If the point of marriage is not happiness but religion, what constitutes grounds for divorce? Plus: tips for grooming pubic hair.
In Israel, where everyone’s a soldier, Memorial Day is about the living as well as the dead
Yes, we need to teach kids about our history. But our history constitutes a lot more than one tragic event.
A new initiative focuses on Jews expelled from Arab countries in 1948
Plus U.S. snags $150m from Canadian bank linked to Hezbollah
Joe Lieberman rumored to be Romney pick for Secretary of State
Plus, Egypt admits it ignored Israel’s warning
Plus Mindy Meyer scores a major endorsement
Plus Nixon on the Jews, and more
Plus the Dersh calls for a settlement freeze, and more
It’s the children of Irgun fighters who are known as princes of the Israeli right. But Benzion Netanyahu was a scholar, not an underground militant.
Plus what’s going to happen to Egypt, and more in the news
Admired or reviled—but never ignored—how has Peter Beinart created a firestorm with well-worn ideas about Israel and American Jews?
Rome’s former Chief Rabbi helped hide Jews during the Holocaust, initiated dialogue with Vatican
On the anniversary of the camp’s liberation, a group of Holocaust survivors party in Melbourne
What the movie star could learn from the story of a woman who shared with her family, over Passover, that they had once owned slaves
Jewish rocker battling cancer, ‘grateful’ for prayers
But ‘priceless’ table from the Führer’s yacht remains in New Jersey
Jewish community mourns scholar, political dove, who educated generations
Light up your 4/20 with Tablet’s dope marijuana coverage; more puns inside
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the first-ever march on Washington, led by Frank Kameny
Singer-songwriter’s family asks for prayers, says fellow musician and collaborator Naftali Kalfa
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
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