Why aren’t more non-Muslim feminists decrying violence against women in Muslim-majority countries?
If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?
Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the Jews
Ari Folman’s sci-fi half-animated ‘The Congress,’ David Cronenberg’s horror comedy ‘Maps to the Stars,’ and the end of movies
Happy 156th Birthday!—the perfect time to look back on the Tevye Stories’ author’s first trip to the Big Apple
‘Gett,’ a stellar new Israeli movie, sheds light on the plight of women crushed by a byzantine legal authority
The Book of Esther doesn’t mention God. Robert Alter’s new translation shows that’s just one way the biblical text is unique.
Filmmaker Ori Gruder captures ultra-Orthodox observance of the holiday in his Israeli TV documentary, ‘A Freilichin Purim’
Amid political upheaval, an embattled girl fled entirely alone—the lessons of Purim’s heroine propelling her to freedom
Former New York City mayor Ed Koch, who died today, spoke to Tablet in 2011 about politics and Judaism
‘America’s Mayor,’ who once called for U.S. intervention in Kosovo, is now consulting for Serbian nationalists
A smaller percentage of the GOP electorate was Jewish than in 2008
A review of 175 major Jewish Republican donors shows that many who gave in the 2008 primary have yet to pony up for a GOP candidate. Why the wait?
Florida’s Falics have provided half of Bibi’s donations
Guess who’s coming to Israel
Gutzon Borglum, the monomaniacal sculptor of Mount Rushmore, was an anti-Semite, but also the kind of wise-hearted artist praised in this week’s parasha
Focus on needs, not college applications, says former NYC pol
If Bloomberg loses, it could be Dinkins redux, he implies
Netanyahu spoke effectively, if predictably. But what impact will he have?
The holiday’s ‘mishloach manot’ boxes used to involve juice and a bag of chips. Now competitive moms have raised the stakes.
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
The Book of Esther doesn't mention God. Robert Alter's new translation shows that's just one way the biblical text is unique.
And why Purim is the perfect holiday for the beloved Star Trek character
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter