To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America
In ‘The Brothers,’ her new book about the Boston attacks, the Russian émigré writer empathizes with fellow displaced people
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
Video: This Ukrainian sour sorrel soup is a refreshing way to welcome summer
And promoter Bob Arum talks to Tablet
Boxer blames angry crowd for KO last year
Orthodox fighter expounds on the counter-punch
Boxer’s Yankee Stadium fight threatened by party
Roman Greenberg prepares for next month’s fight
Plus ‘Joan Rosenberg a.k.a. Joan Rivers,’ and more
Salita loses fight after 76 seconds and three knock-downs
Dmitry Salita goes for title Saturday night after a minyan
Boxer Yuri Foreman is about to fight for the middleweight title. He’s also studying to be a rabbi.
For junior-welterweight title
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews