Israel may face a wrenching choice between its democracy and Jewishness. And that’s normal.
Unlike Arafat, the Palestinian leader can’t have his peace and eat it, too
Gazans suffer, while their leaders continue to pile up the loot
Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey
(And her brother Albert won the Nobel Prize in Physics)
‘Ha’Yehudim Ba’im’ takes on Jewish history, one sacred cow at a time
Israel Story, Episode 4: When a hobby becomes a calling—from a freelance hitman in Eilat to a Knesset groupie in Herzliya
Video: Make a traditional American holiday feast, with a recipe for stuffing that brings Jewish flavors to the table
In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ questions of obligation in matters of levirate marriage, and how values change with time
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.
“Hatred and anti-Semitism have seized the state,” says opposition lawmaker
A holiday-themed vegetarian recipe even meat lovers will enjoy
Margaret Sullivan calls on NYT to better cover Palestinians, including Hamas
A kosher take on Calvin Trillin’s Spaghetti alla Carbonara
New campaign honors Druze officer who fell defending Jerusalem synagogue
Kira Kazantsev, child of Russian immigrants, cites community’s support
Looking to Maimonides for guidelines on philanthropic giving
The Daily Show host plugs his new film Rosewater on The Colbert Report
Bernard Cazeneuve tells Jewish community they have a friend in him
Kira Kazantsev, child of Russian immigrants, cites community's support
Ultra-Orthodox Jews across Israel attend the funeral of Zidan Sayif
Designer launches $12 million preservation project of 500-year-old ghetto
Jonathan Eig examines the renegade Jewish biologist and his three co-crusaders who made having sex without having a baby possible
New York Festival of Song’s Steven Blier’s latest program showcases Freud’s influence on the Golden Age of German lieder