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
Plus a top Iranian scientist may be resuming nuclear weapons research
Plus a second German rabbi will be charged for defying circumcision ban
Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports
Plus the are-sanctions-working debate, and more in the news
Deputy foreign minister defends Migron, denies Palestinian nationhood
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In the wake of the Israeli Supreme Court’s decision that Migron, a settlement north of Jerusalem, must be demolished, residents ponder their next step
Celebrates Supreme Court victory, says Knesset has no further move
Migron to disappear by August 1, barring further gov’t action, noncompliance
Plus Merah dies, Gates calls Iran attack ‘a catastrophe,’ and more in the news
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.