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
Yoshie Fruchter and his band, Pitom, delve into repentance on the new album Blasphemy and Other Serious Crimes, a jazz-metal take on confession
The musician Debbie Friedman, who died Sunday, helped inaugurate liberal Judaism’s sing-along style of worship and awaken her listeners to an inclusive, progressive, and accessible strain of spirituality
We may talk of its eternal qualities, but the music of Kol Nidre is forever being made anew
Amid financial shortfalls and a Conservative crisis, the Jewish Theological Seminary will shutter its cantorial school
A new box set offers a taste of one of the world’s great Jewish music collections
Composer Yotam Haber finds inspiration in a dusty Roman archive
A new school in Germany promises cantors for Europe
The Sway Machinery party like it’s 5769
How a cantor became an American music legend
Bluesman Jeremiah Lockwood finds his voice in his grandfather’s liturgical repertoire
A short story for Passover by Etgar Keret
Classic and modern dishes to take your seder to the next level
One side sees a call for peace, the other a defense of ‘genocide’
After Tom Sosnik came out as male, his rabbi created a new ceremony
Israel’s Technion students tell the story of Exodus with elaborate model
Withheld funds following PA move to join International Criminal Court
Did someone say ‘afikomen gift’?
Igor Kolomoisky resigns governorship following weeklong confrontation
Herberto Hélder’s writing touched on the dark, mystic, and mythological
A pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you
Israel's Technion students tell the story of Exodus with elaborate model
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.