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.
From Jewish troops to kosher cookies, the organization’s roots a century ago in Savannah are still evident today
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
Whether in the mess hall or on a battleship, Jewish soldiers stationed all over the world still sang the Four Questions and ate matzo
Tablet co-sponsoring book reading at San Francisco JCC
A brief guide to knishes in the United States
Plus, circumcision initiative may be removed from S.F. ballot, and more in the news
San Francisco measure would ban the practice, though it may be unconstitutional
A proposed San Francisco ballot measure prohibiting circumcision arises from a debate over ritual, sexuality, and identity. What’s become an American norm might soon again be a mark of difference.
Assimilation and anxiety, from Paris to the Pampas
Plus Google shrugs, resolution on the court, and more
Gray areas, the Golden Gate, and parodic justice
Holy fireworks, non-revelations about God, and Eruv 2.0
Reconsidering Bill Graham, the war refugee turned Summer of Love impresario who forever changed concertgoing
A short story for Passover by Etgar Keret
Classic and modern dishes to take your seder to the next level
One side sees a call for peace, the other a defense of ‘genocide’
After Tom Sosnik came out as male, his rabbi created a new ceremony
Israel’s Technion students tell the story of Exodus with elaborate model
Withheld funds following PA move to join International Criminal Court
Did someone say ‘afikomen gift’?
Igor Kolomoisky resigns governorship following weeklong confrontation
Herberto Hélder’s writing touched on the dark, mystic, and mythological
A pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you
Israel's Technion students tell the story of Exodus with elaborate model
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.