Boycott and Divestment organizers protest an Israeli freighter’s arrival in Oakland, but the course they’ve set leads into an abyss
Israel may face a wrenching choice between its democracy and Jewishness. And that’s normal.
Unlike Arafat, the Palestinian leader can’t have his peace and eat it, too
Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey
(And her brother Albert won the Nobel Prize in Physics)
‘Ha’Yehudim Ba’im’ takes on Jewish history, one sacred cow at a time
Plus legitimate and bastard offspring, slaves, and distinctions between Jews, non-Jews, and half-Jews
When I found pornography in my Talmudic mentor’s desk, I felt betrayed. What did it say about him—or about all of us?
Israel Story, Episode 4: When a hobby becomes a calling—from a freelance hitman in Eilat to a Knesset groupie in Herzliya
Well, the game was in Florida but…you know.
Why one yeshiva principal collects baseballs signed by Talmud scholars instead of professional athletes
Forget the Olympics and going for the gold. Books about baseball show kids why it’s OK—even good—not to win.
Playing the game with men in the afternoon of life, trying to keep it from turning into evening
While the newly hot Kevin Youkilis is missing in action
Plus another Jew targeted in southern France, and more
Shawn Green will play; Tablet talks to manager Brad Ausmus
18 total bases fall one short of Shawn Green’s record
Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young’s recent anti-Semitic tirade was a throwback to an era when bigotry was the norm in Major League Baseball
Texas Ranger priciest second baseman in history
Kira Kazantsev, child of Russian immigrants, cites community's support
Ultra-Orthodox Jews across Israel attend the funeral of Zidan Sayif
“Hatred and anti-Semitism have seized the state," says opposition lawmaker
Designer launches $12 million preservation project of 500-year-old ghetto
New campaign honors Druze officer who fell defending Jerusalem synagogue
Jonathan Eig examines the renegade Jewish biologist and his three co-crusaders who made having sex without having a baby possible
New York Festival of Song’s Steven Blier’s latest program showcases Freud’s influence on the Golden Age of German lieder