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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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.

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Video: Yair Lapid Spars with Ultra-Orthodox

In tense Knesset debate, Yesh Atid head critiques Haredi society and defends using Facebook on Shabbat

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Video: Ruth Calderon Calls Out Bigotry

Condemns anti-Arab racism and homophobia at controversial religious Zionist conference

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Einstein’s Last Speech

The physicist died before he could give an Independence Day talk in 1955

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Multiple Explosions at the Boston Marathon

At least two dead, 49 injured

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Rabbinical Court Drops Michael Broyde

Prominent rabbi who used pseudonym takes leave of absence from the Beth Din of America

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Michael Broyde: One Rabbi, Many Opinions

Top rabbi apologizes for using pseudonym to boost his work and join a rival rabbinic organization

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America’s Anti-Gun Theocrats

Should rabbis and other clerics engage in politics? Only, it seems, if they support liberal policies.

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The Orthodox Go to Washington

The rise of Orthodox Jews at AIPAC is an indicator of the community’s growing political involvement and influence

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The Pro-Israel, Pro-Circumcision Lobby

Israeli-made bloodless circumcision device aims to eradicate AIDS

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AIPAC Bingo!

Play along at home with Tablet’s reporters in Washington.

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Judaism’s Epic Food Fight

Each Purim, star academics like Milton Friedman and Alan Dershowitz debate: latkes or hamantaschen?

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NY Times, MSNBC Whitewash BDS

BDS opposes a two-state solution, but you wouldn’t know it from the media

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Treasury’s First Orthodox Chief

Jack Lew, Obama’s pick for Treasury secretary, is the highest-ranking Orthodox Jew in U.S. government history

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Religious Revolution in Israel

Can an unlikely alliance of renegade rabbis and right-wing politicians strip the ultra-Orthodox of their power?

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