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?
Signs, hecklers, and protests urging the spy’s release continue
Meanwhile, some pushback on Pollard as well
Plus new Israeli government to be sworn in today
And other hits from his interview with Israeli television
Plus last conspirator to kill Hitler dies at age 90
Former U.S. official join large petition signatories
After 25 years, the CIA has declassified documents that show Jonathan Pollard never spied on the U.S. for Israel
Plus NSA declassifies Jonathan Pollard damage assessment
Sheldon Adelson to push for Pollard’s release, other things
Plus Israeli Judo, Jewish basketball, and Iran
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
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