Eastern Bloc liberalism changed the Former Soviet Union and now Ukraine. Will the Velvet Revolution end there?
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
Bob Bernstein, 25 years at the helm of Random House, remembers when publishing was a good business
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
These services ensure you and your partner don’t share genes for Ashkenazi diseases. And they’ll tell you before the first date.
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
If Prince Harry’s parents bucked the royal tradition of using mohels, will it inflame the circumcision war?
Gertrude Himmelfarb argues that the philosemitism of writers like George Eliot can be a cure for anti-Semitism
Ken Livingstone, the once and perhaps future London mayor, has made a string of anti-Semitic remarks. Why do his party’s leaders indulge him?
Leonard Cohen releases his 12th album, Old Ideas. The troubadour and poet hasn’t always been popular, but he is always profound.
Margaret Thatcher was a staunch defender of Jewish causes and a supporter of Israel in her political career, unlike most Tory politicians before her
Which is to say, it is an Israel problem, too
The Man Booker Prize winner profiles hardbat ping-pong champ Marty Reisman, who never lost his taste for winning
Feilhaber and Bornstein were roomies
Is Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg the new face of anti-Israel politics in the United Kingdom?
Salita loses fight after 76 seconds and three knock-downs
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