Fifty years ago today, LBJ sent U.S. troops to the Dominican Republic. In the poet Alexis Gómez Rosa, we reap what he sowed.
A tiny island off Cancún in the Mexican Yucatán is the modern Jewish world in microcosm
The new culture of progressive right-think may be even worse for Jews—and liberalism—than Obama’s Iran deal
An excerpt from Steven Gimbel’s new biography of the great scientist follows his quest for a permanent position, through Zurich after 1909
Happy 200th birthday, you ‘hair-oil using, false-jewel wearing, tailorish non-gentlefolk.’ You’re one of us.
Betty Misheiker, who died recently at 96, created hazy, imaginative masterpieces in South Africa and Israel
Inequality under the wedding canopy, in this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study. Plus: a story about cheating the Angel of Death.
During my first shift sitting shmira with a body awaiting burial, I felt sad, guilty, anxious—and grateful
How do we teach kids that gender equality is fabulous?
A reanalysis of last year’s important Pew Study contradicts persistent alarmism about ‘vanishing’ American Jewry
Says Theodore Sasson’s article strengthens, not contradicts, survey results
And half of Millennials who identify as Jews come from mixed families—a story of retention, not assimilation
We can learn a lot from the recent study on American Judaism, but the research is not without its flaws
Tablet’s Adam Chandler discusses millennial Jewish life on PRI’s The Takeway
Twice as many Evangelicals as Jews say God gave Israel to the Jewish people
Plus ‘Long Skirt Long Life’ signs spotted in Brooklyn, and more in the news
Pew study also reveals skepticism among American Jews towards Israeli policy on settlements, negotiations
Pew poll also shows one in five U.S. Jews self-identifies as having no religion
Plus a member of Satmar community gets indicted on attack on rabbi
When a young Yiddish poet killed a Ukrainian leader who allowed pogroms, he helped forge a lasting link between Jews and Armenians
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art