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 pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you
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
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?
Students are challenging the Modern Orthodox school’s traditional stance on LGBT issues
A century ago this High Holiday, Franz Kafka composed two masterworks, both informed by his Jewish heritage
In his Bech books, the great novelist of American WASPdom parsed the allure and otherness of Jewish writers
Franz Werfel’s classic The Forty Days of Musa Dagh, about the Armenian Genocide, gets a new translation
Plus Obama forsakes sticks and stones against Syria, and more
A Jewish literature is easy to identify. But defining Jewish art is a task of Talmudic complexity, as a new book, Jewish Art, makes clear.
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Plus, Braun’s brawn, Kafka, and more
A little bit of Prague for your collection of whimsical trinkets
A new edition of Walter Benjamin’s early work sheds light his first reckonings with Jewishness and offers glimpses of the powerful thinker he would ultimately become
Did someone say ‘afikomen gift’?
Igor Kolomoisky resigns governorship following weeklong confrontation
Herberto Hélder’s writing touched on the dark, mystic, and mythological
A trip to the Holy Land could be just what the celebrity couple needs
No, this year is not a major anniversary. But we can never forget.
A dish to make this seder different from all other seders
One of Israel’s singular storytellers dies at 86
Late founding father Lee Kuan Yew looked to another young, security-focused state in 1965
Join Tablet on Thursday in New York City for drinks and decompressing
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