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.
A pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you
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.
In a ‘richly appointed’ debut, ‘The Empire of the Senses,’ German Jews of the 1920s live in blissful ignorance
Using new tools to stimulate observance, The Kitchen offers Bay Area Jews an alternative form of community
We, too, stoned our women for infidelity. Patriarchal injustice persists in Orthodoxy. What’s a modern Talmud reader to do?
Students are challenging the Modern Orthodox school’s traditional stance on LGBT issues
‘Thrift Shop’ singer says it was a silly costume and he didn’t mean to offend
Ousted Times executive editor was too ‘pushy’ and talked about money. Oy.
‘Peep World,’ out next week, is sort of maybe worth your time
A ‘dating persona’ is your questionable Jewish stereotype of the day
The Walt Disney Company and an Israeli movie-theater chain announced plans last week to build a Disney theme park in Haifa. An artist imagines what it will look like.
A surprise to one Irish Jewish Springsteen fan
The author of ‘In Cheap We Trust’ on the history of a Jewish stereotype
A painful metaphor, a strange role model, and a stupid mistake
As the Spertus Museum courts controversy, is it trying too hard—or not hard enough?
Parodies that make us cringe today used to make people roar. A music critic discovers Abie Cohen, the Jewish version of Aunt Jemima.
Did someone say ‘afikomen gift’?
Igor Kolomoisky resigns governorship following weeklong confrontation
Herberto Hélder’s writing touched on the dark, mystic, and mythological
A trip to the Holy Land could be just what the celebrity couple needs
No, this year is not a major anniversary. But we can never forget.
A dish to make this seder different from all other seders
One of Israel’s singular storytellers dies at 86
Late founding father Lee Kuan Yew looked to another young, security-focused state in 1965
Join Tablet on Thursday in New York City for drinks and decompressing
Drunk Brits violently storm a synagogue in ultra-Orthodox Stamford Hill
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.
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist