To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America
In ‘The Brothers,’ her new book about the Boston attacks, the Russian émigré writer empathizes with fellow displaced people
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
Video: This Ukrainian sour sorrel soup is a refreshing way to welcome summer
The comedian’s sister’s protest of gender inequality at the Western Wall makes a case for holiness, not against
Tablet’s resident Israeli: Eh, happens all the time
As the Knesset debates conscription for Haredim, some teens are already leaving their community to serve
What happens when an Israeli and a Palestinian, separated by checkpoints, meet and fall for each other
A writer’s plea goes up in smoke
A new study funded by the U.S. undercuts the notion that Palestinian schools incite violence against Israel
My beloved Beitar Jerusalem has some racist fans. Instead of abandoning the team, we should take it back.
A vote to officially allow English at the Jerusalem institution is part of a longer history of Zionist concessions
In most places, the No Pants Subway Ride is just a prank. How’d it go over in a city that prizes modesty?
Plus snow blankets Jerusalem and much of Israel
Victims applaud in courtroom as judge deems defendant's conduct 'despicable. There is no justification.'
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews