Why have Jews in the U.K. never won a reported discrimination case against non-Jewish defendants?
The sudden death of Alberto Nisman, lead prosecutor of the AMIA bombing, deepens the culture of impunity
The insidious, and mistaken, media meme around the irresistible story of Israelis choosing to live in Germany
Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora
Clint Eastwood’s ‘American Sniper’ and Israel’s ‘Zero Motivation’ both capture the solitude that lies at the heart of military service
A new book about comedy writing is the latest in a ‘how to be funny’ genre
I must speak out against injustice—but if I speak up, will I be forced to leave the U.S.?
Returning our deceased to the soil honors the injunction for a proper burial—and keeps us mindful of the life cycle of which we’re a part
This week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ probes the connection between the magical thinking of the Bible and the rational concerns of the Talmud
Graphic pinpoints iconic scenes from novels, writers’ homes, and more
This week’s International Writers Festival in Jerusalem
Plus new fiction from Nicole Krauss, and more in the news
Plus $1,000 to observe Shabbat, and more in the news
Experimental-fiction king Ben Marcus, the son of a Jewish father and an Irish Catholic mother, may be the best Jewish writer in America
Today on Tablet
In her third novel, Great House, Nicole Krauss tells interlocking stories united by a desk—and the weight of the 20th century
Romantics, old and new
Ten new novels to know
Who will make The New Yorker’s under-40 cut?
Shuka Truck offers several takes on the Middle Eastern egg-and-tomato dish
Bartenura Moscato's unlikely journey from Shabbat table to music video
Rivky Stein testifies against her husband, who won't grant her a Jewish divorce
Amedy Coulibaly reportedly asked security guards if there were Jews inside
In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression
Israel Story, Episode 5: From red heifers and golden calves to the mooing mascot of radical vegans everywhere
The cartoonist’s grahic memoir made many Top Ten lists this year. Here’s what she had to say about it.