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
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
We, too, stoned our women for infidelity. Patriarchal injustice persists in Orthodoxy. What’s a modern Talmud reader to do?
Daphne Merkin talks about orphaned dolls, Swedish mattresses, and her ragbag of luminous essays
New books and events from contributors to the Jewish Encounters Series
Talking with Daphne Merkin about ‘American mishegas’
Brush up on your history and learn more about the nominees
After a controversial but predictable debate, a leading New York psychoanalytic society changes its name
Plus West Bank riots, Occupy Judaism’s importance, and more
Unzipped: Those who do and those who don’t—frank talk about Jews and sex
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In An Exclusive Love, Johanna Adorján tries to make sense of how her Hungarian Jewish grandparents took their own lives—together—decades after having survived the Holocaust
A death becomes a rebirth, and more
A pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you
A trip to the Holy Land could be just what the celebrity couple needs
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.
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist