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.
Meet the genius Jewish rapper from Queens who isn’t up for a Grammy, but should be, and will be
If a society’s vitality is evidenced by the pulse of its dance music, then there’s hope for Israel
How Itay Lukach and YouTube defeated the bombast of Subliminal to revive Israeli rap
The Grammy Award-winning violinist and producer talks Kanye West, Jay-Z, and serving in the IDF
Hip-hop’s new love for Moscato is a boon for one kosher winemaker. And the grape itself couldn’t be more Jewish.
Adam Yauch, who died Friday, was a pioneering hip-hop star, a talented MC, and something rarer: a mensch
Plus Cornell students protest joint Technion campus in NYC, and more
Jewish rappers Mac Miller and Drake are both at the top of the charts, but they’re at opposite sides of the music business
Jews in a mostly black genre, the Beastie Boys are nevertheless one of the only acts making authentic hip-hop, as their classic Licensed to Ill proves
Sadat X rapped about Jewish control, and Kanye West compared himself to Hitler. It’s time for Jews to proclaim their place in hip-hop history.
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
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