If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?
Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the Jews
What’s gained and lost in ‘cultural identity’ and religion when families decide to adopt across race lines
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
In the first of a five-part series on growing anti-Semitism in the U.K., Howard Jacobson, the literary voice of British Jewry
I’ve spent years trying to find a costume, from Kurt Cobain to my own cat, that reflects a hidden side of my personality
The holiday’s ‘mishloach manot’ boxes used to involve juice and a bag of chips. Now competitive moms have raised the stakes.
The sages debate the demerits of little white lies, and consider the subtleties of legal claims made by spouses and other property owners
In the Talmud, examples of real-life rabbinic behavior and the intensely personal nature of lawmaking
Nobody expected my grandfather to show up at my apartment for Passover—two months after he died
How the staff of Tablet Magazine is celebrating Passover
As Jews around the world recount Passover’s story of liberation, ongoing political repression in China casts a shadow over every Seder table
Does Passover ever begin the night before Good Friday?
At the Seder, we open the door for Elijah. As a child, I thought he’d actually appear. Then I grew up, and anticipation faded into resignation.
Tablet Magazine’s food columnist teams up with Obama’s pie guy.
Gisele that much more likely to attend a seder
Pharoah the innocent, the tactics of frog-bombing, and more
More than any other Jewish holiday, Passover can turn mothers into obsessive control freaks. But if we’re to have a meaningful holiday, we have to resist the madness.
Dressing in costume for the holiday shouldn’t involve cultural appropriation
Fans of the Oscar-winning film should start in the central Polish city of Lodz
Star Trek, and especially Mr. Spock, loomed large in our mythology
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
But the story behind it is even better than the ad
Tells Europe 1 interviewer ‘anti-Semitism is at an all-time high’
Rules dead prosecutor’s case against president insufficient to investigate
Kashrut—even for pot—should involve morality as well as ritual
Jon Stewart isn’t just a comedian, entertainer, or newsman—he’s a lifeline
Tells Europe 1 interviewer 'anti-Semitism is at an all-time high'
Lady Rose MacClare marries the Rothschild-esque Atticus Aldridge
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