What’s really at stake in awarding a character prize to the French satirical weekly?
The once glorious club is in disarray and middling in the second-tier tables, with its last Champions League semifinal years behind
How EasyJet and anti-Zionism are turning British Jews into Israelis: part 5 of Tablet’s series on the U.K.
Why the political and cultural battles being fought here have nothing to do with what happened over there
A poem for Baltimore
A visit with Beat icon David Meltzer, still performing and confounding, still showing the way
Lower earners give more to charity than higher earners do. Maybe it’s time we all pitch in more equally.
Settling scores, carving up estates, negotiating claims, in biblical law. Plus: A virgin is worth twice as much as a widow or divorcee.
A fascinating New York City museum exhibit looks at black women’s hair and nails. Don’t wait for the Jewish version.
Shteyngart’s 2010 novel Super Sad True Love Story to become TV series
Plus Syrian rebels treated in Israel and returned to Syria
Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys is dead at 47
Plus Winehouse’s father gets book deal, Hitch, and more
Streisand and Rogen as mother and son
In other news, there is no Santa Claus
Morris Dickstein on ‘Greenberg’
With Ben Stiller as the shlemiel
Sam Lipsyte’s novel The Ask and Noah Baumbach’s movie Greenberg breathe new life into the figure of the shlemiel
Jewish-themed ‘Sesame Street’ is back, now with Gyllenhaal and Messing
What's really at stake in awarding a character prize to the French satirical weekly?
The photograph collection of a quiet Army veteran, long dead, dispels rosy myths of WWII
Line between anti-Israel activism and anti-Semitism thins in Johannesburg
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
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice