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
A guide to what will probably happen
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
Daphne Merkin talks about orphaned dolls, Swedish mattresses, and her ragbag of luminous essays
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
One grandfather gave lavish Hanukkah gifts, the other single dollar bills. The reasons stretch back to the Old Country.
‘Thrift Shop’ singer says it was a silly costume and he didn’t mean to offend
Ousted Times executive editor was too ‘pushy’ and talked about money. Oy.
‘Peep World,’ out next week, is sort of maybe worth your time
A ‘dating persona’ is your questionable Jewish stereotype of the day
The Walt Disney Company and an Israeli movie-theater chain announced plans last week to build a Disney theme park in Haifa. An artist imagines what it will look like.
A surprise to one Irish Jewish Springsteen fan
The author of ‘In Cheap We Trust’ on the history of a Jewish stereotype
A painful metaphor, a strange role model, and a stupid mistake
As the Spertus Museum courts controversy, is it trying too hard—or not hard enough?
Parodies that make us cringe today used to make people roar. A music critic discovers Abie Cohen, the Jewish version of Aunt Jemima.
This Hanukkah, try a sparkling white wine with your potato pancakes
New York City’s iconic Cafe Edison to serve its last meal Sunday night
Eliot Glazer’s golden-dusted chocolate confections actually look pretty good
American contractor was detained in December 2009
Former Florida governor announces possible 2016 presidential run
And how leaked email gaffes could impact the entire industry
On Twitter, Harry Potter author reveals a Jewish wizard at Hogwarts
Oskar Groening, 93, charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder
Each year on Hanukkah, I remember a holiday scene from my childhood
The innovative neuroscientist discusses how the Holocaust, famine, and other catastrophic experiences can affect our DNA
From chicken fritters to honey-drizzled fried dough, a Moroccan menu gives the holiday a unique flavor
Great Hanukkah gifts about subjects ranging from civil rights to jazz, Torah to immigration, goofy frogs to spooky goblins
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
The genius behind ‘All in the Family,’ ‘The Jeffersons,’ and other barrier-breaking TV shows talks about his childhood and career