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 the writer’s aggrieved nonfiction sends readers running back to his masterful fiction
‘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
Filmmaker Pierre Sauvage and the daughter of Holocaust rescuer Peter Bergson talk about people who put their lives at risk to save others
Norman Eisen, an old friend of Obama’s from Harvard Law School, is bolstering the forces of liberalism as ambassador to the Czech Republic
The question policy-makers should focus on isn’t whether Iran would use a nuclear weapon, but how a bomb would embolden an already reckless regime
As Qatar’s star rises in the Middle East, Israel looks to temper the emirate’s influence—and that of its television network, Al Jazeera
With the Arab Spring shaking the Middle East’s status quo, a new regional order is being born. As the recent attacks in Eilat and Be’er Sheva show, Israel is likely to pay a price.
Since the 2006 election of the conservative politician Stephen Harper as prime minister, Canada has become arguably the most pro-Israel country in the world
The recent massacres in Oslo, Norway, and Hama, Syria, were both carried out by heartless sociopaths. Why does one of them—Syria’s Bashar al-Assad—continue to enjoy diplomatic relations with Washington?
Conventional wisdom says Israel must reach a peace deal quickly, before population trends and diplomatic isolation overtake the Jewish state. Demographics and geopolitics tell a different story.
Obama’s unsuccessful foreign policy in the Mideast is based not on idealism or realpolitik but anti-colonialism, a legacy of the collapse of the European empires
Jordan’s late King Hussein and his unsuccessful efforts to make peace get a courtier’s treatment in the new memoir from Jack O’Connell, a former CIA station chief in Amman
Déjà vu all over again?
The seder marks a global Jewish event—I wanted a book that felt as diverse
How my German grandmother’s recipe became my go-to holiday dessert
A Bronx bubbe meets Elijah and a rabbi explains the irony of ‘Dayenu’
Seeks ‘justice not vengeance’ in pursuing war crimes charges against Israel
An impressively complex retelling of the biblical story—with cats
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
From Jewish troops to kosher cookies, the organization’s roots a century ago in Savannah are still evident today
Were the following statements made about the Girls creator or Iran’s Supreme Leader?
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
How my German grandmother's recipe became my go-to holiday dessert
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.