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 turbulent private—and public—affairs of a titanic figure in American Jewish intellectual life
A conversation with the former dissident and public intellectual, about the ‘Polish mentality,’ anti-Semitism, and ‘wearing Jewish glasses’
Farewell to my beloved magazine, my old and treasured home
Washington-area Sephardic Jews share traditional foods and converse in the disappearing language of their ancestors
Video: Grab the schmaltz, and don’t skimp on the onions when you’re making this uniquely Jewish dish
And other problems of divorce, infertility, and urination, in this week’s Talmud study
What it means for Israeli politics
The protests in Israel these last two months were nothing short of a revolution. But can the political hope continue through the fall chill?
The Israeli right paints Ben-Gurion University as a haven for radical leftists. But the charges, meant to counter similar rhetoric from the left, are unfounded, and potentially damaging.
In the recent tent-city protests, middle-class Israelis took to the streets to protest a political system that ignores them. Without a clear message, will these demonstrations have any effect?
Let’s call this a party
Ehud Barak should forsake his arrogance, take a page from Moses, the hero of this week’s parasha, and recognize that leading can require giving up power
Yuli Edelstein, Israel’s minister of Public Affairs and the Diaspora, says Russian Jews, contrary to belief, vote with the Israeli mainstream
In Israel, ‘politics’ is not politics as usual
So what if he’s in diapers? He waves! He smiles! What more could you want in a leader?
Matt Beynon Rees creates a new kind of sleuth
Conservative movement leader was known for synagogue innovation
Recognizing North Korea’s very real threat, Sony had to axe The Interview
Menorah lighting and blessings punctuate rally for social justice
The April decision was reported this week by the Harvard Crimson
Constitutional Court rules that ban violates religious freedom
This Hanukkah, try a sparkling white wine with your potato pancakes
New York City’s iconic Cafe Edison to serve its last meal Sunday night
Eliot Glazer’s golden-dusted chocolate confections actually look pretty good
American contractor was detained in December 2009
Recognizing North Korea's very real threat, Sony had to axe The Interview
Tablet friends and family help us puzzle out Hanukkah’s origin story—and explain why we don’t celebrate a ninth day of oil
In a new biography, historian Anita Shapira deciphers Israel’s inscrutable founding father