Known and Unknown

Americans say that the Bible is central to them—a divine instruction manual for life on earth. How is it, then, a new book asks, that they know so little of it?

Immersion

A newfound fascination with exploring her religion brought a somewhat reluctant joiner to Limmud NY, a frenzied three-day festival of Jewish thought. Here’s her diary.

An Unmarried Woman

Alone among the Bible’s heroes, the prophet Devorah, my namesake and the hero of this week’s haftorah, didn’t need a man to make her complete. But what can a modern single woman learn from her?

Sky Scrapers

Jacob’s ladder, the subject of this week’s parasha, is a lot like the great video game Minecraft

As We See It

What Jacob—the hero of this week’s parasha—and the Tea Party can teach us about politics

Roadside Rage

An anti-Arab attack in East Jerusalem, and this week’s parasha about Abraham in Sodom

The Enabler

Stories of Abraham, the original outsider, and a young Israeli activist who followed his lead

Safer Torah

An illustrated look at Torah theft and Torah protection

Law Practice: Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, Jewish Law, and the Principle of Binding Precedent

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, Jewish law, and the principle of binding precedent

Save a Torah Controversy Prompts Deal

Nonprofit pledges stricter authentication standards

Thank You!

Thank you for subscribing to the Tablet Magazine Daily Digest.
Please tell us about you.