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.
Wunderkind Democrat Andrei Cherny, ‘Clinton’s heir,’ is focusing on the Jewish state in his race for Congress
Russ Feingold publishes book, joins Obama campaign
Jack Lew, Obama’s new chief of staff, is the third Jewish official in the last 10 years to run the White House, after Rahm Emanuel and Josh Bolten
Plus, microarchaeology in Ashkelon, ranking Spielberg’s hits, and more
Support for President Obama is sagging among a key Democratic voting bloc. Now his campaign has 11 months to win back Jewish voters.
Ben-Gurion repeatedly faced down crises by fearlessly rejecting retreat and useless compromise. Obama would do well to follow his model.
Plus Iranian bagels, the Irvine 11, Clinton vs. Bibi, and more
When Israelis and Palestinians choose politics over music, they’re guilty of the gravest offense in the Torah: acting like Amalek
Barack Obama’s poll numbers are down among Jews—and that’s normal. For more than 30 years, nearly every incumbent president has fared less well among Jews in his re-election effort than in his first campaign.
Jordan’s late King Hussein and his unsuccessful efforts to make peace get a courtier’s treatment in the new memoir from Jack O’Connell, a former CIA station chief in Amman
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
On the anniversary of the camp's liberation, a group of Holocaust survivors party in Melbourne
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