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After renouncing Judaism, Luis de Carvajal was granted mercy: instead of being burned alive, he was tied to a pole, noose around his neck, and... [Read More]
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One night, when Eyal Davidi was 10, his parents left him and his brother home alone without a babysitter. Bored, the boys found an old... [Read More]
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To the surprise of precisely no-one, least of all those of us who had studied or taught there, New York University kicked off the new... [Read More]
To the surprise of precisely no-one, least of all those of us who had studied or taught there, New York University kicked off the new... [Read More]
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For the next three months, art enthusiasts in the nation's capital will have the chance to see a rarely exhibited work from one of the... [Read More]
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I am among the legions of loathers of honey cake. Every Rosh Hashanah, someone tells me about THEIR amazing honey cake that I must try,... [Read More]
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Earlier this week, my Facebook feed was alit with enraged friends sharing the same article, an essay by an unnamed Orthodox Jew who confessed that,... [Read More]
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This piece was originally published on Jewcy, Tablet's sister site. Get ready; soon, you're going to be hearing a lot about Disobedience,... [Read More]
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On Wednesday, when the Supreme Court convenes to hear arguments in the second of two cases challenging the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, the person... [Read More]
This week on Unorthodox: We recap the Butnick-Cohen nuptials, Liel has a big reveal, and our guests wrestle with complicated legacies—both personal and political. ... [Read More]
It might seem self-evident that a pariah is something no one would choose to be. But in some parts of the Jewish world today, the... [Read More]
Looking back this week on Sept. 11, it's hard not to conclude that Osama bin Laden won a significant victory. With relatively little money and... [Read More]
On September 10, a group of philanthropists made up primarily of Muslims alongside some Jews and Christians met for a quiet fundraising dinner in the... [Read More]
Last week, we brought you the heart-warming story of Yigal Guata, a Member of Knesset from the haredi Shas party who became an unlikely champion... [Read More]
Sometimes, when the hour is late and I'm too tired to read but too awake to sleep, and the dishes are done and the dog... [Read More]
In July, Jerusalem's district court issued one of the lengthiest verdicts in Israeli history, detailing the torture inflicted on 52 Palestinian men by the Palestinian... [Read More]
This piece was originally published on Jewcy, Tablet's sister site. Here at Jewcy, we pride ourselves on our ability to name famous... [Read More]
There was a particularly idiotic CNN headline from June that started floating around Twitter again recently, proclaiming "Ivanka Trump: The Most Powerful Jewish Woman in... [Read More]
"If I should be someone else, who should be me?"  —Yiddish saying The 500-mile distance across multiple systems of public and private infrastructure that... [Read More]
This is what the sailor Igumenko had to do—march around his little horse a few times, like a Jew circling the synagogue on Simchas Torah,... [Read More]
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