The left is bitterly divided about whether lawmakers should be allowed to keep their sexual orientation private
In an excerpt from ‘Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist,’ the activist remembers Meir Kahane and the JDL
Why my sisters can’t think straight about Israel
The cartoonist’s grahic memoir made many Top Ten lists this year. Here’s what she had to say about it.
How the Coen brothers and Terry Zwigoff helped create a holiday classic that angers gentiles
Performs with B’way star Dudu Fisher for casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson, IDF legend E. Lebovitz, former camp inmates
In Israel, women-only performance groups fed my spirit after years of self-imposed sacrifice
A ‘moving’ tale of a synagogue being trucked across Texas
Israeli liberals and democrats feel alienated from their government. The upcoming elections could mend that rift.
Israeli woman dies after producing 1,400 descendants
There’s no sure way to raise kids who apologize and accept apologies
A son goes off to college, and a mother is left behind
A Manhattan couple repairs the world—five kids at a time
Imagining the world’s most politically correct children’s book
Summertime, and the car rides ain’t easy
My grandmother was an immigrant. And now I am, too.
The ritual isn
Can a son’s failure to have a bar mitzvah be a mitzvah?
Stranded in Russia by the First World War, Chagall turned a generation of boys into artists
Proximity to women still a problem
The chemist and writer recalls the last holiday before liberation
And other odd questions from the NYPL’s pre-Internet days
The story behind the ‘irreconcilable’ differences
Vermont senator gave himself until March to decide about a presidential bid
Abraham Heschel and others marched with Martin Luther King
‘How did I get on this list? Also Ryan Seacrest?’
Taking of Pelham One Two Three director died at 89
U.S. contractor was freed last week after five years in a Cuban prison
A short short Christmas story
Washington-area Sephardic Jews share traditional foods and converse in the disappearing language of their ancestors
Tablet friends and family help us puzzle out Hanukkah’s origin story—and explain why we don’t celebrate a ninth day of oil