Tablet Original Fiction: ‘Ruth had always assumed she’d die a one-man virgin.’
The fantasy is that sanctions halt economies. The reality is that enforcement requires tedious bookkeeping, painstaking forensic work, and the ability to stay a step ahead of experienced middlemen.
Video: Pomegranates, turmeric, and ground walnuts evoke the flavors of the old Silk Road
Nicholas Winton rescued more than 650 children by organizing Kindertransports from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia to the U.K.
More of the Jewish tradition is vanishing in present conditions of security and prosperity than ever vanished in past conditions of oppression and poverty
State of the gay nation: The flourishing of a vibrant gay community in the heart of the Middle East is a marvel, but many of the complexities of LGBT life remain unresolved
A new report details the factors that impact success in young adults
She politely praised an anti-Israel author while battling Israel boycotters
ISIS affiliate claims responsibility; Netanyahu vows to fight Islamist terror ‘guided by Iran’
Two new album releases make today a big day for Israeli hip hop
A recent study ranks hotel bars in the beachy Israeli city as the third most expensive in the world
In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ study, why vows are hardly sacred, and why circumcision is the most glorious of rituals
What a shift in focus—from obsessing over boundaries to creating welcoming spaces—could mean for our future
Do not remove Andrew Jackson’s face from the $20 bill. It reminds us that democracy has always been a struggle against aristocracy and special privilege.
Confessions of a Jewish teenage folkie
A naked African-American, life-like young boys, personal property, public art, commerce, and cultural bravery collide at the nexus of the new West Side scene