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
‘Far to Go’ tells of Czech Jews in the 1930s
Plus, a dispatch from the flotilla, the properly sized bagel, and more
Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more
In The Mighty Walzer, Howard Jacobson serves up not just the greatest ping-pong novel ever written but a rollicking portrait of mid-century Jewish Manchester
An evening with Howard Jacobson
How does this game possibly make any sense?
Plus Howard Jacobson’s must-read on Hanukkah, and more in the news
Intellectual skywriting with James Wood, Harold Bloom, and more!
The ‘Times’ literally catches up with Howard Jacobson
Novelist defeats favorites McCarthy, Carey
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