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?
Plus Gary Shteyngart officially named a Russophobe, and more in the news
Plus Egypt’s Gen. Sisi is Time readers’ Person of the Year, and more
‘Let’s take off the face of the clock and watch the gears’
Noah Baumbach’s new Frances Ha shows the fate of a generation enamored of the nebbishy narcissist
That’s $17 million per episode
Plus Jerry Seinfeld on the anatomy of a joke
Plus Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld together again
Plus, sardines are kosher, Mayim Bialik is quirky, and more
The invented Seinfeld winter holiday Festivus, like the late Christopher Hitchens, demands a religion-like dogma around nonbelief
Plus notes on Barenboim’s concert, and more
After Tom Sosnik came out as male, his rabbi created a new ceremony
A pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you
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.
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist