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
Plus hip prayer shawls, McCain calls for Pollard’s release, and more
Plus the doctor is out, and more
If he deserves it, yes; as a diplomatic chip, no
First time it’s been asked for
Without haggling, convicted spy could gain freedom
Plus public transit gets more depressing, and more
Alleges spy’s full damage remains untold
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If we’ve learned anything from Joseph, the hero of this week’s parasha, we must demand justice for Israeli spy Mordechai Vanunu
Plus new referendum law, anti-Semitism in Britain, and more in the news
Drunk Brits violently storm a synagogue in ultra-Orthodox Stamford Hill
Supreme Court justice highlights women's 'crucial role' in Exodus narrative
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