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
A guide to what will probably happen
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
Daphne Merkin talks about orphaned dolls, Swedish mattresses, and her ragbag of luminous essays
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
One grandfather gave lavish Hanukkah gifts, the other single dollar bills. The reasons stretch back to the Old Country.
The Talmud tells parents to teach our kids to swim. The Olympic champ and reality TV star makes that easier.
Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports
When did the Queen of England, star of the Olympic opening ceremony, become a Jewish grandmother?
Forget the Olympics and going for the gold. Books about baseball show kids why it’s OK—even good—not to win.
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Jews shouldn’t be satisfied by an impromptu Munich commemoration
How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972
The sportscaster to critique the IOC for its ‘baffling’ decision on-air
To better promote our interests, Jews should take a page from the International Olympic Committee
In praise of this great Jewish competitor
The innovative neuroscientist discusses how the Holocaust, famine, and other catastrophic experiences can affect our DNA
From chicken fritters to honey-drizzled fried dough, a Moroccan menu gives the holiday a unique flavor
Great Hanukkah gifts about subjects ranging from civil rights to jazz, Torah to immigration, goofy frogs to spooky goblins
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
The genius behind ‘All in the Family,’ ‘The Jeffersons,’ and other barrier-breaking TV shows talks about his childhood and career