Big Men

Anthony Weiner, Eliot Spitzer, and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are all a certain type: the Jewish Big, narcissistic, entitled, and unapologetic. And society loves to see a Jewish Big fall.

Into the Fire

In David Unger’s novel The Price of Escape, a refugee from Nazi Germany arrives in a Guatemalan port town only to find himself in a new kind of hell

Sign Language

As Rahm Emanuel’s campaign for mayor of Chicago heads toward victory, he’s sending different messages—not a Boss, gay-friendly, disciplined, even rabbinical—to different audiences

Jewish Issues Absent From President’s Address

The Scroll smells something fishy

Texas Tea

Joe Straus, the Republican speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, has been targeted by the Tea Party. The anti-Semitic attacks against him suggest not all politics is local.

As We See It

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

Today on Tablet

Political science, smokin’ and prayin’, and more

How Jews Will Do Next Tuesday

Bennet and Sestak may come from behind to win

The One-State Solution Appears in California

Candidate in Democratic primary supports it; most oppose her

Anti-Israel Paul Wins Conservative Contest

Will CPAC victory harm GOP with Jews?

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