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.
A new English translation of fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, for Lag BaOmer
Why the political and cultural battles being fought here have nothing to do with what happened over there
A poem for Baltimore
TV’s most popular judge always reminded me of my mom. Last year, the two ‘no-nonsense broads’ met in person and hit it off.
Lower earners give more to charity than higher earners do. Maybe it’s time we all pitch in equally.
Settling scores, carving up estates, negotiating claims, in biblical law. Plus: A virgin is worth twice as much as a widow or divorcee.
She really does have it all
Scholar Adin Steinsaltz discusses his recently completed edition of the Talmud, why the Internet is better than TV, and the prospect of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and Elvis playing cards together
Americans say that the Bible is central to them—a divine instruction manual for life on earth. How is it, then, a new book asks, that they know so little of it?
A haftorah of reasoning and redemption
Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Torah
A new book examines the debt 17th-century republicanism owed to Jewish sources
Avner, 15, won Jerusalem Bible Quiz
Newly discovered tombs indicate laborers were paid
A confusing request, faint praise, and a comic memoir
So they’ll write a new one
What's really at stake in awarding a character prize to the French satirical weekly?
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