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
A farming town hid a Jewish-born teacher during the Holocaust. I went to dig up what it had buried.
In stories written in Poland and the U.S., the modernist master Isaac Bashevis Singer mined folk tales to convey the 20th century’s essential cruelty
Norman Eisen, an old friend of Obama’s from Harvard Law School, is bolstering the forces of liberalism as ambassador to the Czech Republic
A Brooklyn writer, great-great-grandson of a revered Hasidic rebbe, travels to Hungary to see if he feels a connection to his iconic ancestor
S. An-sky created a survey—never completed—on shtetl life in the 1910s. Its 2,087 questions offer a fascinating window on the Pale of Settlement.
Forget Purim. Passover has a rich comedic tradition all its own, with parodies of the haggadah mocking everything from rabbis and the rich to Mussolini and Hitler.
The Lithuanian sponsors of a Holocaust education program have a dark history of their own
An American Jew brings bagels back to Vilnius
World Without Nazism is a Kremlin-flavored Anti-Defamation League for the post-Soviet realm—but is it good for Jews?
By arguing that Nazi and Soviet crimes are equal, Lithuania is airbrushing the Holocaust out of its history
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.