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
Plus Kristallnacht in Brooklyn, Foreskin Man’s female friend, and more
Plus when did *she* grow to be so tall? and more
Plus, circumcision initiative may be removed from S.F. ballot, and more in the news
This week’s parasha is proof that even God changes his mind. Congress must do the same and finally pass legislation prohibiting workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
In The Bible Now, two scholars look for modern answers to pressing political questions—from gay marriage to capital punishment—in the Bible. The problem is that such an exercise is unnecessary.
Plus, Jewish gangsters, Conservatives on marriage, and more
Classic and modern dishes to take your seder to the next level
A pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you
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
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.