Yair Rosenberg

Yair Rosenberg is a writer at Tablet and the editor of the English-language blog of the Israeli National Archives. Follow him on Twitter @Yair_Rosenberg.

Eric Cantor Loses Republican Primary

Virginia Republican is first majority leader to lose since 1899

‘Commentary’ Opens Its Archives

Here’s what you should read

Yair Lapid Calls for Recognition of Non-Orthodox Judaism

Israeli leader also accuses settlers of ‘a distortion of the essence of Judaism’

The Netanyahu/Pope Francis Spat Over Jesus That Wasn’t

And why it still matters

Israel Spent $1,250 To Lobby America in 2013

New study shows other countries spend much more on influencing America

Supreme Court Corrects Kagan Dissent

The original text misidentified America’s first Jewish community

Jews Named Yair Aren’t Named After a Terrorist

The Economist makes a bizarre claim about a biblical name

Meet the Americans Who Won Last Year’s Chidon

Yishai Eisenberg and Shalhevet Schwartz talk about memorizing the Bible

Elena Kagan’s Very Jewish Dissent—and Mistake

The Supreme Court Justice appeals to her heritage, with one small misstep

‘Jeopardy’ for Jews: Who Wants To Be the World’s Next Top Torah Scholar?

Israelis usually win the International Bible Contest. But one year, two young Americans defied the odds in a televised showdown.

Mahmoud Abbas: Still a Holocaust Denier

The New York Times says the Palestinian leader’s position ‘shifted.’ It didn’t.

Seth Meyers Is ‘Jewish Enough’ For the Jews

The comedian explains he’s not actually Jewish, everyone just thinks he is

Israel Halts Peace Talks After PA-Hamas Pact

What it all means for the peace process

Congressional Hopeful Pushes Latino-Israel Ties

Democrat Ruben Gallego, an Iraq war veteran, eyes Arizona’s 7th District

Kansas Jewish Center Shooting Suspect Appears to Yell ‘Heil Hitler’

Authorities investigating whether shootings were a hate crime

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