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
The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?
Or how a Jewish American country music genius wound up farming chickens in France
Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey
In his memoir ‘Measure of a Man,’ Martin Greenfield recalls how he survived Auschwitz to become an iconic tailor to the stars
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?
Chinese food, television, and family fights in the back of the car.
The influential artist talks about his Jewish Museum retrospective, ‘Mad’ magazine, and how the Shoah trumps art all of the time
A drawing by an American, discovered in a Jerusalem junk shop, reveals German Jewry’s lost grandeur
Israeli Asaf Hanuka crashes the party in Paris, as the comic-strip-obsessed city hosts Spiegelman and Crumb
Aline Kominsky-Crumb, half of the legendary comics duo, submits to a high-hair makeover for the sake of art
On the annual trip to visit mom, I fought with her, my boyfriend almost drowned, and I didn’t want to leave
The last fully realized work by Harvey Pekar illuminates the bluntness and delight of American Yiddish in the last century. A new excerpt.
As advocacy groups increasingly use comic books in efforts to reach young minds, an art form created by immigrant Jews working out identity issues has instead become a ham-fisted tool for indoctrination
In the first installment of Tablet Magazine’s new graphic advice column, we meet Mitzi, the author’s heroine, foil, and muse
Plus long live the King, and more
The dish was a staple for Sephardic Jews during the Spanish Inquisition
Kira Kazantsev, child of Russian immigrants, cites community's support
Ultra-Orthodox Jews across Israel attend the funeral of Zidan Sayif
Israel Story, Episode 4: When a hobby becomes a calling—from a freelance hitman in Eilat to a Knesset groupie in Herzliya
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