About Adam Chandler

Adam Chandler is a contributing editor at Tablet Magazine. He Tweets at @AllMyChandler.

Network Jews: Kyle Broflovski, South Park’s Resident Jew

By June 5, 2012

The morally righteous yet equally insecure Jewish boy on Comedy Central’s long-running animated series Read More

Claiming J.D. Salinger (1919-2010)

By January 29, 2010

Let me get this little bit out of the way right now: Louis Menand of The New Yorker wrote the following about "The Catcher in the Rye" ten years ago and I don’t think it’s been said any better and … Read More

The Latest Round-up of Awesome Jimmy Carter Apology News

By January 14, 2010

For those of you keeping track at home, the Jimmy Carter Apology Express has NOT been met at the station by the always apoplectic ZOA (Zionist Organization of America). Jimmy Carter (former U.S. President, peanut enthusiast, and erotica writer), in … Read More

Veterans Day: A Call for National Service

By November 11, 2009

I was a freshman in college the first time I truly observed Veterans Day. Like the rest of the country, I’d been under the patriotic spell that characterized the two months following the attacks of September 11th. That Veterans Day, … Read More

Ahmadinejad: World’s Biggest Self-Hating Jew?

By October 5, 2009

An article in the daily Israeli paper Ha’aretz suggests that the virulent strain of anti-Israel, Holocaust-denying rhetorical jingo that spouts from the mouth of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad may be a symptom of something more agonizingly cliche unexpected: a repudiation … Read More

UNESCO Invokes Jewish Tiebreaker

By September 25, 2009

The match-up between Bulgarian diplomat Irina Bokova and Egyptian culture minister Farouk Hosny had gone four excruciating rounds. The prize was the title of general director for UNESCO, the U.N. cultural and education agency charged with building "peace in the … Read More