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
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
We, too, stoned our women for infidelity. Patriarchal injustice persists in Orthodoxy. What’s a modern Talmud reader to do?
A new memoir by the grandson of a Russian bibliophile is also a great intellectual history of the 20th century
Lady Berlin, a French-Jewish aristocrat, was ‘the last of her generation’
By failing to name a street after the controversial philosopher, the city of Jerusalem proved he was right
Rick Santorum gets much about America very wrong. But there’s one thing he understands that’s crucial to winning elections and governing effectively.
The Free World, David Bezmozgis’ novel about a family of Soviet émigrés stuck in Rome waiting for visas to North America, explores the joys—and costs—of newfound liberty
Mario Vargas Llosa, this year’s winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, is a lifelong defender of ethnic minorities—and a committed Judeophile
The controversial leftist Israeli politcal scientist Zeev Sternhell paints a damning, if perhaps uncontextualized, portrait of ‘anti-Enlightenment’ thinkers
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 trip to the Holy Land could be just what the celebrity couple needs
Through a public art project, learning lessons of history and social justice
A pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you
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