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.
‘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
An exhibit that is a violation of a young girl’s and a dead artist’s privacy. Or not.
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
As we remove the chametz from our house, it’s time to reconsider how much food we throw away all year
With The Lawgiver, the best-selling novelist takes another stab at the kind of Hollywood fame he’s always coveted
Spielberg’s timely new Civil War biopic portrays a man leading his people to the gates of the Promised Land
Like religion, TV shows must understand how to tell stories over time if they hope to endure. The Simpsons gets it. Downton Abbey doesn’t.
On the eve of yet another Super Bowl without his beloved New York Jets, a lifetime fan sees echoes of Judaism in his tortuous loyalty
Director is reportedly interested in Exodus project
An Egyptian exile considers Jewish identity—and his own—in a cosmopolitan world. Excerpted from the new essay collection Alibis.
Video games teach us everything we need to know about the tension between destiny and free will
The Republican presidential candidates’ refusal to believe in things like global warming isn’t just bad science; it’s also very poor religion
Moses, the father of a radically egalitarian legal system, would have dug the soft financial revolution taking place in Iceland
Barack Obama isn’t to blame for the Tea Party’s surge. Liberals are. And if they want him to win re-election in 2012, they better listen to Moses and learn how to take initiative.
‘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
Presumed 2016 Democratic candidate strikes subtle contrast with Obama
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
Sigma Alpha Mu shut down after raucous party left ski resort trashed
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.