Why the anti-Semitism present in other recent protests almost kept me from this important one
Boycott and Divestment organizers protest an Israeli freighter’s arrival in Oakland, but the course they’ve set leads into an abyss
Israel may face a wrenching choice between its democracy and Jewishness. And that’s normal.
The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?
Or how a Jewish American country music genius wound up farming chickens in France
Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey
In his memoir ‘Measure of a Man,’ Martin Greenfield recalls how he survived Auschwitz to become an iconic tailor to the stars
Plus legitimate and bastard offspring, slaves, and distinctions between Jews, non-Jews, and half-Jews
When I found pornography in my Talmudic mentor’s desk, I felt betrayed. What did it say about him—or about all of us?
The Israeli’s magnum opus, ‘Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow,’ is so good, it should have existed
Plus rent Spielberg’s house, Joan Rivers wants Bristol Palin’s life, and more
Plus Joan Rivers the octogenarian, Jonah Lehrer is back, and more
Plus the Knight Foundation regrets giving Jonah Lehrer $20K
Plus Obama’s Israel itinerary and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue
Introducing the Righteous Gentile; first column out today
Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season
Israeli tennis team dethrones Federer, Swiss.
DDOS attacks, the Jonah Lehrer story, and this website
After Tablet report, writer resigns from New Yorker and publisher halts sales of his book, Imagine
The dish was a staple for Sephardic Jews during the Spanish Inquisition
Kira Kazantsev, child of Russian immigrants, cites community's support
Israel Story, Episode 4: When a hobby becomes a calling—from a freelance hitman in Eilat to a Knesset groupie in Herzliya
Jonathan Eig examines the renegade Jewish biologist and his three co-crusaders who made having sex without having a baby possible
New York Festival of Song’s Steven Blier’s latest program showcases Freud’s influence on the Golden Age of German lieder