Tal Kra-Oz is a writer based in Tel Aviv.
Michael Twitty’s complex identity—and a deeper understanding of culinary history—comes through in his cooking
‘This Is Our Youth,’ with Tavi Gevinson and Michael Cera, portrays the ‘pathetic remnants of Upper West Side Jewish liberalism’
A new staging of ‘Salt of the Earth’ hints at a resurgence of the Canaanite movement’s anti-dystopian, anti-Zionist liberal vision
In 2011, Tel Aviv’s Daphni Leef helped ignite the J14 movement for social change. She looks back at what went wrong.
Non-Jews can now make aliyah with their Jewish, same-sex spouses
By Todd Gitlin — Embarrassment. Revulsion. Outrage. Righteous defensiveness. Impatience. Visceral reactions of one Jew toward the Jewish State.By Josh Glancy —
Labour voters forced to choose between their party and their support for Israel: Part four of Tablet’s series on anti-Semitism in the U.K.By Marjorie Ingall — Whether in the mess hall or on a battleship, Jewish soldiers stationed all over the world still sang the Four Questions and ate matzo
A pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you
After Tom Sosnik came out as male, his rabbi created a new ceremony
Pushing the Hippocratic Oath in service of foreign policy puts doctors on the frontlines
An exhibit that is a violation of a young girl’s and a dead artist’s privacy. Or not.
Drunk Brits violently storm a synagogue in ultra-Orthodox Stamford Hill
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art
The Book of Esther doesn’t mention God. Robert Alter’s new translation shows that’s just one way the biblical text is unique.