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 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
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
Using new tools to stimulate observance, The Kitchen offers Bay Area Jews an alternative form of community
Plus Iran’s missiles, Jordanian intrigue, and more
After police raid, reports of missing and damaged books
What comes next?
Plus Giffords speaks, Sarkozy apologizes, and more in the news
Brooklyn Rabbi Andy Bachman and Tablet’s Marc Tracy, both good liberals, can’t agree on the merits of the Occupy Wall Street movement
Occupiers can enjoy books by Dershowitz, Wiesenthal, Roth, and more
Anti-Semites are a tiny fringe at the Occupy Wall Street protests. But an inability to quiet them shows the limitations of a leaderless movement.
An incredible Occupy Wall Street Kol Nidrei draws hundreds
Plus some reading for when you’re not eating
Through the Israeli lens, what does Occupy Wall Street portend?
A pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you
After Tom Sosnik came out as male, his rabbi created a new ceremony
Classic and modern dishes to take your seder to the next level
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.