Embarrassment. Revulsion. Outrage. Righteous defensiveness. Impatience. Visceral reactions of one Jew toward the Jewish State.
Pushing the Hippocratic Oath in service of foreign policy puts doctors on the frontlines
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.
A comic book controversy reopens an ancient debate on graven images and moral responsibility
An exhibit that is a violation of a young girl’s and a dead artist’s privacy. Or not.
In a ‘richly appointed’ debut, ‘The Empire of the Senses,’ German Jews of the 1920s live in blissful ignorance
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
Whether in the mess hall or on a battleship, Jewish soldiers stationed all over the world still sang the Four Questions and ate matzo
Using new tools to stimulate observance, The Kitchen offers Bay Area Jews an alternative form of community
Plus what is going on in Egypt? and more in the news
Plus Abbas reacts to the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus, the new Sinai, and more in the news
Plus, Keret’s thin abode, Facebook won’t delete denial pages, and more
Plus, circumcision initiative may be removed from S.F. ballot, and more in the news
Plus Palin’s ‘Bird-Nose,’ and more
Plus Iran boasts about ships, ‘Isratine,’ and more in the news
Plus Iran talks fizzle, an end to U.S. engagement, and more in the news
Plus Natalie Portman probably says ‘Kennahurra,’ and more
Plus Bialik’s back, and more
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
Drunk Brits violently storm a synagogue in ultra-Orthodox Stamford Hill
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.