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 new collection of essays and nonfiction show the 20th-century master of fiction lashing out with personal grievances
‘Catch the Jew!’ is a shoddy, fantastical answer to Max Blumenthal’s ‘Goliath’
A comic book controversy reopens an ancient debate on graven images and moral responsibility
After my mother died, I made Passover just the way she did—until, drawing inspiration from Purim, I made my own tradition
For most Jews in Talmudic times, marriage was the biggest financial transaction of their lives
The bread of affliction never tasted so good, thanks to Marcy Goldman’s recipe for caramel-covered buttercrunch
What it means for Israeli politics
Plus Knesset dissolves (itself)
A Knesset bill that underscores the best of Israel
Porn and bibles: A lesson for MK Michael Ben Ari
Shabbat in the shadow of the Knesset prompts political reflection
When an 81-year-old novelist sued to become the first Jew in Israel officially labeled “without religion,” he didn’t realize he would start a movement
To understand widespread Israeli alienation from the beauty of Jewish tradition, look to Ben-Gurion’s political bargain with the Orthodox
In the recent tent-city protests, middle-class Israelis took to the streets to protest a political system that ignores them. Without a clear message, will these demonstrations have any effect?
The Israeli left has collapsed in the last decade. But the right, despite its successes, is dying, too, brought down by Russian-imported maximalism and American-imported political consultants.
In Israel, where abortion hasn’t been the wedge issue it has in the United States, tensions are building between secular traditions and religious groups, which want to increase the Jewish birthrate
Negotiators will stay in Switzerland another day to draft an outline
‘Real Housewives’ returnee said to hire personality coach to become likeable
For inclusive storytelling, the audience is as important as the story
Has Israel’s ‘finest hour’ sown the seeds of self-destruction?
Michael Twitty puts an Ethiopian twist on an Ashkenazi standby
The more precarious the political situation, the rowdier the festivities
Study reports nearly 1,000 incidents in 2014, up 21 percent from 2013
Were the following statements made about the Girls creator or Iran’s Supreme Leader?
Event helps popularize halakhic agreements among Orthodox Jews
From Jewish troops to kosher cookies, the organization’s roots a century ago in Savannah are still evident today
Classic and modern dishes to take your seder to the next level
Whether in the mess hall or on a battleship, Jewish soldiers stationed all over the world still sang the Four Questions and ate matzo
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
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.