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.
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How to Stop Iran: The Jellyfish Option

Are all options really on the table? Because we have ideas.

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Four Ways the U.N. Has Messed Over Israel

Declaring Zionism to be racism and other exciting exploits over the years

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Israel’s U.N. Envoy Has a Message for the World: Laugh With Me

As the annual General Assembly opens this week, Ron Prosor deploys wit as a stealth diplomatic weapon

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Reconciling Modern Biblical Scholarship With Traditional Orthodox Belief

Who wrote the Torah? An unlikely group of Orthodox scholars has launched a website that gets to the heart of Jewish tenets.

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The Yeshiva, Chaim Grade (1968)

A work of genius by one who was passed over

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Bibi Netanyahu’s Rosh Hashanah Gag Greeting

Because even prime ministers are addicted to Candy Crush

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Talking to Palestinians Who Won’t Talk Back

A rejoinder to Peter Beinart

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Mearsheimer Says Hitler Never Used Chemical Weapons

Controversial academic forgets his history—and the Nazi genocide—on PBS

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Israelis Getting Gas Masks After Syria Attack

With chemical weapons used in Syria, Israelis fear an attack at home

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Tablet Columnist Hijacks Russia Today to Protest Anti-Gay Laws

Watch Jamie Kirchick take on anti-gay bigotry on Russia’s own network

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The Ultimate Cory Booker Jewish Supercut

Video evidence that Newark’s mayor knows more Torah than you

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Top Jewish Power Broker Fired Amid Scandal

William Rapfogel let go as CEO of Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty

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New Jersey Senate Candidate Cory Booker Knows His Torah. So What?

How the Newark mayor’s adopted Jewish identity—shaped by his Orthodox mentors—reflects his unique brand of politics

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Did Chief Rabbi Know He Used a Racial Slur?

A historian argues David Lau’s sin may be ignorance rather than prejudice

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Video: Benjamin Netanyahu in One Sentence

The Israeli Prime Minister delivers a rare smackdown in the Knesset

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Israel’s Prime Ministers: Not Kosher?

Benjamin Netanyahu is under fire for eating trayf. So did Yitzhak Rabin.

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Israel Elects New Chief Rabbis

Rabbi David Lau and Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef chosen for ten-year terms

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Haredi MK Handcuffs Himself to Knesset Podium

To protest ultra-Orthodox draft law, Meir Porush chains himself to the stand

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Israel Teams Up With Terminator to Fight Terror

Arnold Schwarzenegger reportedly lobbied Austria to blacklist Hezbollah

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When Clarence Darrow Phoned a Talmudist

To defend John Scopes for teaching evolution, he called JTS’s Louis Ginzberg

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The EU’s Not-Quite Settlement Boycott

Much of what you’ve read about this is wrong. Here’s why.

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Other People’s Sin’at Chinam

How so many political commentators miss the point of Tisha B’Av

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Ron Dermer is Israel’s Next Ambassador

Netanyahu’s hard-hitting American-born adviser gets the nod

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UK Chief Rabbi’s Star-Studded Send-Off

Watch Tony Blair, David Cameron & Gordon Brown toast Jonathan Sacks

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Modern Orthodox Rabbis Back David Stav

Rabbinical Council of America supports reformer of Israeli Chief Rabbinate

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Iran’s Supreme Leader’s Anti-Semitic Cartoon

Ayatollah Khamenei thinks the “Zionist regime” rigs American elections, unlike Iran’s free ones. Yeah, we should totally let him get nukes.

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Israeli Film ‘Fill the Void’ is Jane Austen for Jews

New movie offers a glimpse into the insular ultra-Orthodox community

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Video: Lapid to Haredim: “We Need You”

Yair Lapid appeals to Israel’s ultra-Orthodox, says he does not seek to destroy their way of life, but rather to include them in the state’s defense.

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Israel to Fund Non-Orthodox Rabbis

Naftali Bennett, Israel’s Minister of Religious Affairs, proposes reform to fund community-selected rabbis—including non-Orthodox.