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 visit with Beat icon David Meltzer, still performing and confounding, still showing the way
Or, why all great writers are conservative
Is the enlightenment philosopher having a moment?
A fascinating New York City museum exhibit looks at black women’s hair and nails. Don’t wait for the Jewish version.
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
The photograph collection of a quiet Army veteran, long dead, dispels rosy myths of WWII
A farming town hid a Jewish-born teacher during the Holocaust. I went to dig up what it had buried.
In stories written in Poland and the U.S., the modernist master Isaac Bashevis Singer mined folk tales to convey the 20th century’s essential cruelty
Norman Eisen, an old friend of Obama’s from Harvard Law School, is bolstering the forces of liberalism as ambassador to the Czech Republic
A Brooklyn writer, great-great-grandson of a revered Hasidic rebbe, travels to Hungary to see if he feels a connection to his iconic ancestor
S. An-sky created a survey—never completed—on shtetl life in the 1910s. Its 2,087 questions offer a fascinating window on the Pale of Settlement.
Forget Purim. Passover has a rich comedic tradition all its own, with parodies of the haggadah mocking everything from rabbis and the rich to Mussolini and Hitler.
The Lithuanian sponsors of a Holocaust education program have a dark history of their own
An American Jew brings bagels back to Vilnius
World Without Nazism is a Kremlin-flavored Anti-Defamation League for the post-Soviet realm—but is it good for Jews?
By arguing that Nazi and Soviet crimes are equal, Lithuania is airbrushing the Holocaust out of its history
Because who doesn’t dream of leaving NYC for the greener pastures?
Ruth Bader Ginsburg says unions, once defined by gender dominance, are fundamentally changed. It’s time for the Jewish community to catch up.
It costs $99 to watch the boxing champ on Saturday. Spend it elsewhere.
Maya Rigler beat cancer once; now she’s fighting again and raising money for research
Line between anti-Israel activism and anti-Semitism thins in Johannesburg
Fantastical title fights inspired by boxing’s ‘Fight of the Century’
With baldness looming, I turn to you, Sy Sperling
Alyaksandr Lukashenko wants ‘all Jews in Belarus under control’
To celebrate, we’re highlighting stories about Jews and hair
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