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.

No, Israel Isn’t About to Turn Into a Theocracy

A misleading New York Times op-ed distorts the entire Israeli political scene

What We Can’t Learn From the Passover Story

The incompatibility of Manichean moralizing and the modern Middle East

‘These Ideas Haunt You’: At Conference, Scholars Link Lawyering With Jewishness

Jack Balkin, Richard Primus, Randy Barnett, and Eugene Kontorovich talk about how Judaism influences their work

The Volokh Conspiracy Is Out To Get You—And Everyone in America

Run by a Soviet Jewish legal scholar, the blog took on the ACA and is now hosted by the ‘Washington Post’

Was Noah a Vegetarian?

Darren Aronofsky didn’t make his protagonist a vegetarian—the Bible did

When Alan Dershowitz Debated Meir Kahane

A battle for America’s Jewish youth and Israel’s soul in 1985

Listen To An Exclusive Maccabeats Single

Check out the first track off the a cappella group’s upcoming album

Can the World’s Jews Observe Shabbat Together?

South Africa’s chief rabbi launches global ‘Shabbos Project’ to find out

Watch the Trailer for Lois Lowry’s ‘The Giver’

The cautionary dystopian tale will hit theaters in August

Video: Arafat Recognizes Israel as a Jewish State

Newly rediscovered footage upends Palestinian negotiating position

Swastikas Graffitied on Stockholm High School

Locals say anti-Semitic vandalism the work of organized neo-Nazi groups

Upbeat Bibi Pitches Peace to AIPAC

Slams advocates of Israel boycott as ‘bigots’ and ‘gullible fellow travelers’

John Kerry Makes No Apologies

Delivers his best speech on Israel to his toughest audience yet

Even AIPAC Has Trouble Mustering U.N. Outrage

A year of deadlock and diplomatic failure has defanged the organization

Welcome to AIPAC, the Greatest Show on Earth

The first day brings sound and fury, but signifying what?

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