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.
Two Palestinian prisoners released in the Shalit deal, now home in the West Bank, express no regrets and view prison time as service to their cause
Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish created a poetry of martyrdom for his people—and a political coup for the idea of the nakba
The left sees Occupy Wall Street and the Palestinian cause as common
Shimon Peres, Israel’s president, has written a new Nextbook Press biography of David Ben-Gurion, its first prime minster and his mentor
How the past several days of nutsiness may help Israel at the U.N.
Raja Shehadeh’s new memoir joins a growing list of literary works on Palestinian life before Israel. But do they tell the whole story?
Jonathan Schneer’s history of the Balfour Declaration frames a still-unfolding struggle
A new book argues for the enduring significance of the 1917 Balfour Declaration
There’s linkage, too, between U.S. actions in Iraq and Afghanistan and Faisal Shahzad’s bombing attempt in Times Square
The Quranic argument for Jewish sovereignty in the land of Israel
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.
Jihadist terrorist cell, a recruiter for Islamic State, planned bombing, beheading before arrests on April 8
Because who doesn’t dream of leaving NYC for greener pastures?
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