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.
Meanwhile, chaos in Syria takes a major Assad ally
We’ll know in a few minutes
Plus Obama says settlement freeze shouldn’t be a precondition to peace talks
And other highlights from Bibi-Obama Press Conference
Nefesh b’Nefesh stages its biggest coup yet
Three subjects—Iran, the Palestinians, and Syria—will surely be the subject of tonight’s dinner in Jerusalem
Meanwhile, some pushback on Pollard as well
It may or may not include the theme to the ‘Golden Girls’
Should rabbis and other clerics engage in politics? Only, it seems, if they support liberal policies.
Plus is the new pope good for the Jews?
The innovative neuroscientist discusses how the Holocaust, famine, and other catastrophic experiences can affect our DNA
The April decision was reported this week by the Harvard Crimson
Tablet friends and family help us puzzle out Hanukkah’s origin story—and explain why we don’t celebrate a ninth day of oil
In a new biography, historian Anita Shapira deciphers Israel’s inscrutable founding father
The genius behind ‘All in the Family,’ ‘The Jeffersons,’ and other barrier-breaking TV shows talks about his childhood and career