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 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
A poem for Baltimore
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.
Settling scores, carving up estates, negotiating claims, in biblical law. Plus: A virgin is worth twice as much as a widow or divorcee.
Comment of the week
Plus a Jewish baseball milestone, Larry King’s bagelry, and more
The recent rapprochement between Fatah and Hamas may be a blessing. It exposes the fatal flaw at the heart of the peace process: the West’s fantasy of Palestinian moderation.
Intellectual condemns Bin Laden raid, compares al-Qaida favorably to U.S.
This week in Israel: Bin Laden makes waves, Hamas and Fatah sign a deal, a former president prepares for prison, and El Al’s first female captain takes off
In a Kosher restaurant in Brooklyn, news of Osama Bin Laden’s death prompted inconclusive but spirited talk of President Obama, Israel, Jews, and terrorism
Plus Madonna’s out of Africa, and more
Plus, trouble at the Tomb, the Richard Jacobs kerfuffle, and more in the news
Some post-Yom HaShoah reading
The death of Osama Bin Laden is a major achievement for the Obama Administration, but it underscores the difficulty of waging a successful cultural war in the Middle East
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