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 the writer’s aggrieved nonfiction sends readers running back to his masterful fiction
‘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
Lucette Lagnado’s first memoir was dominated by her colorful father. In The Arrogant Years, she plumbs the heartbreaking life of her mother.
In a memoir about her sister’s 1990 suicide, Jill Bialosky reckons with Judaism’s complicated—and still evolving—position on the taking of one’s own life
Billie Holiday kissed and hated the Tablet contributor
Raja Shehadeh’s new memoir joins a growing list of literary works on Palestinian life before Israel. But do they tell the whole story?
A new study assesses the 12th-century memoir attributed to ‘Herman the former Jew’
In a spoken excerpt from her new memoir, Rachel Shukert recounts the final days of a European romance
Mud-bathing with mom, in the latest chapter of an illustrated memoir
A father tells his young son a tantalizing lie
Can a son’s failure to have a bar mitzvah be a mitzvah?
Guidebooks quell the anxieties of raising up a child
The seder marks a global Jewish event—I wanted a book that felt as diverse
How my German grandmother’s recipe became my go-to holiday dessert
A Bronx bubbe meets Elijah and a rabbi explains the irony of ‘Dayenu’
Seeks ‘justice not vengeance’ in pursuing war crimes charges against Israel
An impressively complex retelling of the biblical story—with cats
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?
From Jewish troops to kosher cookies, the organization’s roots a century ago in Savannah are still evident today
Were the following statements made about the Girls creator or Iran’s Supreme Leader?
Michael Twitty puts an Ethiopian twist on an Ashkenazi standby
Classic and modern dishes to take your seder to the next level
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.