The new culture of progressive right-think may be even worse for Jews—and liberalism—than Obama’s Iran deal
The 100th anniversary is the time for Israel to rethink the moral concession it has made by abetting Turkish denial
Staying silent in the face of radical evil is wrong. It’s time for us to engage.
For National Poetry Month, new verse from ‘More Money than God’
A reissue of Meyer Levin’s 1956 novel about the notorious Leopold and Loeb case captures the enduring power of Jewish self-hatred
A thorough new history of the Nazi concentration camps challenges us to face again our fears and weakness
If the point of marriage is not happiness but religion, what constitutes grounds for divorce? Plus: tips for grooming pubic hair.
In Israel, where everyone’s a soldier, Memorial Day is about the living as well as the dead
Yes, we need to teach kids about our history. But our history constitutes a lot more than one tragic event.
Singer-songwriter’s family asks for prayers, says fellow musician and collaborator Naftali Kalfa
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer returned to his high school for surprise show
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Touring on a new album, Aviv Geffen talks about Rabin, Mizrahi music, and why the Dayans are no Kennedys
The rock star’s new tribute to his teacher, the writer Delmore Schwartz, illuminates their common genius
Jerry Ragovoy, who died last month, wrote “A Piece of My Heart” for Janis Joplin and “Time Is on My Side” for the Rolling Stones, channeling his Eastern European cantorial heritage to create soul classics
Israeli rock band Monotonix puts on phenomenal live shows. But now that they’ve made the mass-marketed, public relations-supported leap to America, can their hardcore vibe survive?
A surprise to one Irish Jewish Springsteen fan
How Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller tapped into the soul of ’50s America—and made it sing
VH1 gathers musical has-beens for a Seder that rocks (sort of)
Rome’s former Chief Rabbi helped hide Jews during the Holocaust, initiated dialogue with Vatican
On the anniversary of the camp’s liberation, a group of Holocaust survivors party in Melbourne
What the movie star could learn from the story of a woman who shared with her family, over Passover, that they had once owned slaves
Jewish rocker battling cancer, ‘grateful’ for prayers
But ‘priceless’ table from the Führer’s yacht remains in New Jersey
Jewish community mourns scholar, political dove, who educated generations
Light up your 4/20 with Tablet’s dope marijuana coverage; more puns inside
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the first-ever march on Washington, led by Frank Kameny
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