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.
A new collection of essays and nonfiction show the 20th-century master of fiction lashing out with personal grievances
‘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
After my mother died, I made Passover just the way she did—until, drawing inspiration from Purim, I made my own tradition
For most Jews in Talmudic times, marriage was the biggest financial transaction of their lives
The bread of affliction never tasted so good, thanks to Marcy Goldman’s recipe for caramel-covered buttercrunch
A new English translation of the Samaritan Torah offers scholars a different version of the sacred text
Those who ran to help in Boston embody the ideal of ‘walking in God’s ways’
As we debate gun policy in the wake of Newtown, we should heed the wisdom of the Jewish sages
Yoram Hazony’s new book bases Judaism on a naturalistic reading of the Bible, but it’s a stretch
When a woman learns the art of Torah chanting, she realizes she is part of a new religious tradition—as well as a very old, sacred one
Evonne Marzouk, the Orthodox co-founder of a Jewish environmental group, insists the Torah holds us responsible for the earth’s well-being
Menachem Youlus arrested for selling bogus rescued Torahs and pocketing the profits
Forget the self-hating Jew; as everything from Internet comments to political speeches shows us, and as this week’s parasha reminds us, it’s the self-infatuated ones we need to look out for
Scholar Adin Steinsaltz discusses his recently completed edition of the Talmud, why the Internet is better than TV, and the prospect of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and Elvis playing cards together
We’re commanded to be happy on Purim, and it turns out the acts required for proper observance—from donning costumes to celebrating with others—provide useful tricks for brightening moods year round
Negotiators will stay in Switzerland another day to draft an outline
‘Real Housewives’ returnee said to hire personality coach to become likeable
For inclusive storytelling, the audience is as important as the story
Has Israel’s ‘finest hour’ sown the seeds of self-destruction?
Michael Twitty puts an Ethiopian twist on an Ashkenazi standby
The more precarious the political situation, the rowdier the festivities
Study reports nearly 1,000 incidents in 2014, up 21 percent from 2013
Were the following statements made about the Girls creator or Iran’s Supreme Leader?
Event helps popularize halakhic agreements among Orthodox Jews
From Jewish troops to kosher cookies, the organization’s roots a century ago in Savannah are still evident today
Classic and modern dishes to take your seder to the next level
Whether in the mess hall or on a battleship, Jewish soldiers stationed all over the world still sang the Four Questions and ate matzo
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
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.