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
Plus lawyers in Kletzky case tease insanity defense, and more in the news
Plus, the Turkish complications, and more in the news
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
Plus, remembering Yoni Netanyahu, and more
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Palmer Commission finds Gaza blockade legal, does not demand apology
How Israel thwarted the second Gaza flotilla
Plus the little boat that can’t, and more in the news
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
Plus the flotilla to take to the air, and more in the news
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