What’s really at stake in awarding a character prize to the French satirical weekly?
The once glorious club is in disarray and middling in the second-tier tables, with its last Champions League semifinal years behind
How EasyJet and anti-Zionism are turning British Jews into Israelis: part 5 of Tablet’s series on the U.K.
A cautionary tale: ‘The Death’s Head Chess Club’ and other period fantasies are the inevitable next thing in Shoah fiction
A new English translation of fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, for Lag BaOmer
Why the political and cultural battles being fought here have nothing to do with what happened over there
Facing serious illness, Alice Eve Cohen welcomes a ghost into her life in her new memoir, ‘The Year My Mother Came Back’
TV’s most popular judge always reminded me of my mom. Last year, the two ‘no-nonsense broads’ met in person and hit it off.
Lower earners give more to charity than higher earners do. Maybe it’s time we all pitch in equally.
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.
But with a majority of just one Knesset seat, can it govern?
Anti-Semitic offenses climbed over 25% last year
Next year, the Met Gala should try on a new theme: ‘Shmatta: The Lower East Side Remembers’
The short story, a Lag BaOmer tale, appears in Tablet for the first time in English translation
‘This must not happen in Israel,’ prime minister tells Knesset
Facing BDS pressure, singer cites ‘challenge’ of performing in both Tel Aviv and Ramallah
Ahmed Zayat, who lives in New Jersey, once named a yearling ‘Maimonides’ to promote peace among Arabs and Jews
Musical team Strouse and Adams wrote songs for a ‘Star Wars’ musical that never happened. It doesn’t sound pretty.
What's really at stake in awarding a character prize to the French satirical weekly?
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice