The 13 Worst Jewish Fathers in Literature, From Abraham to Mr. Portnoy

They lie. They cheat. The treat their kids terribly. This Father’s Day, be thankful your own dad is such a mensch.

My First Tough Mudder Competition

The grueling physical challenge was everything my DNA says I should avoid

Today on Tablet

Pyromania, authenticity, and more

The Asocial Network

Jacob, the hero of this week’s parasha, understood what really mattered in life. The Facebook Generation doesn’t.

Angel Dust

Jacob struggles with the angel in this week’s parasha. As a new book about an Armenian family’s history shows, we must do the same.

Sky Scrapers

Jacob’s ladder, the subject of this week’s parasha, is a lot like the great video game Minecraft

As We See It

What Jacob—the hero of this week’s parasha—and the Tea Party can teach us about politics

Slay Ride

A haftorah of monarchy and madness

The Avenger

A haftorah of wrongs and fights

The Meaning of Life

Must we learn the lesson only once it’s much too late?

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