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.
Indie crossword king Ben Tausig’s delightful re-invention of the puzzle keeps the form alive in its 100th year
Meanwhile, chaos in Syria takes a major Assad ally
From Les Miz to anti-Semitic Elmo, the year’s top 10 most Tattler things—none of them (sadly) NSFW
Apparently rural American whites prefer Ahmadinejad to Obama
Plus Mama Streisand, Judah Magnes, and more
Plus leave Chomsky alone! and more
Plus Wisse kvells over Yiddish, Israel sells itself, and more
Pop culture critic Nathan Rabin illuminates his tumultuous adolescence in a new memoir
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