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.
The Jerusalem neighborhood of Sanhedria Murchevet is beset by fears of a pedophile ring. Here’s what they need to consider.
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
In and out of the fold of ultra-Orthodoxy, Shulem Deen and his father Dovid both pursued honest religious feeling
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.
And other matters of conjugal bliss in this week’s Talmud study, including a woman’s right to sexual fulfillment
Zero Dark Thirty and the Israeli documentary The Gatekeepers are up for Academy Awards. Only one should win.
Post-Sept. 11 fear and regret loom over the gripping new season of the Emmy-winning terrorism drama
Thane Rosenbaum’s young-adult novel The Stranger Within Sarah Stein, takes on the Holocaust and Sept. 11 but can’t reconcile Jewish past and future
The Sept. 11 attacks altered many people’s convictions. For ultra-Orthodox Jews, they reinforced a strongly held belief in divine authority.
A new anthology, Contending with Catastrophe, asks preeminent Orthodox rabbis to make sense of Sept. 11
Rescue Me, ending a seven-year run on FX, was the best artistic engagement with Sept. 11, and with the wounds New York sustained that day
The American Jewish response to Sept. 11 interprets—but doesn’t explain—the anti-Semitism, trauma, and mourning that still linger after the attacks
PTSD expert Yuval Neria talks about cutting-edge and time-worn approaches to healing in the aftermath of trauma
Obama’s unsuccessful foreign policy in the Mideast is based not on idealism or realpolitik but anti-colonialism, a legacy of the collapse of the European empires
The leaked State Department cables reveal the diplomatic seduction that defines relationships in the Middle East
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 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
Singer-songwriter’s family asks for prayers, says fellow musician and collaborator Naftali Kalfa
53-year run is longest in history
‘An American in Paris’ on Broadway awash with post-War realism
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