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.
Gutzon Borglum, the monomaniacal sculptor of Mount Rushmore, was an anti-Semite, but also the kind of wise-hearted artist praised in this week’s parasha
God wants his people to build opulently, as he instructs Moses in this week’s parasha. While today they mostly don’t, there’s always Ralph Lauren, who built a new Beaux Arts mansion in New York.
Ehud Barak should forsake his arrogance, take a page from Moses, the hero of this week’s parasha, and recognize that leading can require giving up power
Alone among the Bible’s heroes, the prophet Devorah, my namesake and the hero of this week’s haftorah, didn’t need a man to make her complete. But what can a modern single woman learn from her?
Jacob, the hero of this week’s parasha, understood what really mattered in life. The Facebook Generation doesn’t.
Jacob’s ladder, the subject of this week’s parasha, is a lot like the great video game Minecraft
What Abraham’s servant—the hero of this week’s parasha—and modern science can teach us about finding love
Stories of Abraham, the original outsider, and a young Israeli activist who followed his lead
Thinking about Noah while facing hope and heartbreak in the kennel
A haftorah of child-rearing and redemption
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
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