The left is bitterly divided about whether lawmakers should be allowed to keep their sexual orientation private
In an excerpt from ‘Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist,’ the activist remembers Meir Kahane and the JDL
Why my sisters can’t think straight about Israel
The turbulent private—and public—affairs of a titanic figure in American Jewish intellectual life
A conversation with the former dissident and public intellectual, about the ‘Polish mentality,’ anti-Semitism, and ‘wearing Jewish glasses’
Farewell to my beloved magazine, my old and treasured home
Washington-area Sephardic Jews share traditional foods and converse in the disappearing language of their ancestors
Video: Grab the schmaltz, and don’t skimp on the onions when you’re making this uniquely Jewish dish
And other problems of divorce, infertility, and urination, in this week’s Talmud study
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.
The story behind the massive Hanukkiah atop a Fifth Avenue building
The NBA’s second Israeli player is left without a team once again
Obama closes legislative loophole, ending controversial longtime practice
Mario Balotelli faces one-game ban and fine over Super Mario post
And if we can’t see it in theaters, it should be streamed into our homes
Remembering the outlandish ‘Screw’ publisher one year after his death
Seeing the Empire State Building lit in blue and white set my mind whirling
Conservative movement leader was known for synagogue innovation
Recognizing North Korea’s very real threat, Sony had to axe The Interview
The April decision was reported this week by the Harvard Crimson
Recognizing North Korea's very real threat, Sony had to axe The Interview
Tablet friends and family help us puzzle out Hanukkah’s origin story—and explain why we don’t celebrate a ninth day of oil
In a new biography, historian Anita Shapira deciphers Israel’s inscrutable founding father