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
Moroccan novelist Abdellah Taïa confronts the challenges of gay life in the Mideast in An Arab Melancholia
John Travolta’s massages, ‘homosexual Jewish men’ in Hollywood, and the true nature of prejudice
In the documentary DevOUT, gay Jews struggle to reconcile their faith with their sexuality while raising families within the Orthodox world
Plus Kristallnacht in Brooklyn, Foreskin Man’s female friend, and more
Plus the man who gave us Passover Coke, and more
And a sensational, near-fatal kosher sandwich!
Candidate is no longer sufficiently homophobic
Obama to attend controversial breakfast; Jew-groups silent
Warns against repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
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
Classic and modern dishes to take your seder to the next level
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.