In an excerpt from ‘Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist,’ the activist remembers Meir Kahane and the JDL
A conversation with the former dissident and public intellectual, about the ‘Polish mentality,’ anti-Semitism, and ‘wearing Jewish glasses’
Why my sisters can’t think straight about Israel
Farewell to my beloved magazine, my old and treasured home
Daphne Merkin talks about orphaned dolls, Swedish mattresses, and her ragbag of luminous essays
The Old Master of documentary film talks about tantrums at London’s National Gallery, his curiosity, and his love of janitors
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.
The transitive principle comes to geopolitics
Henrique Capriles Radonski isn’t Jewish, but that hardly matters in Venezuela
Plus, Christie on Israel, Chavez’s Jewish opponent, and more
A withering look at Venezuela’s besieged Jewish idyll
For generations, the Jews of Caracas had idyllic weather, prosperity, and vibrant communal organizations. Things changed under Hugo Chávez.
Half of Venezuela’s Jewish community fled under Hugo Chávez, who died this week. Will the other half follow?
Plus Iran’s missiles, Jordanian intrigue, and more
Castro’s philo-Semitism is contagious!
Eye-opening clip on Chávez regime’s anti-Jewishness
International body is preparing anti-racism convention
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