The Israeli Prime Minister delivers a rare smackdown in the Knesset
Benjamin Netanyahu is under fire for eating trayf. So did Yitzhak Rabin.
Rabbi David Lau and Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef chosen for ten-year terms
To protest ultra-Orthodox draft law, Meir Porush chains himself to the stand
Arnold Schwarzenegger reportedly lobbied Austria to blacklist Hezbollah
To defend John Scopes for teaching evolution, he called JTS’s Louis Ginzberg
Much of what you’ve read about this is wrong. Here’s why.
How so many political commentators miss the point of Tisha B’Av
Netanyahu’s hard-hitting American-born adviser gets the nod
What will he do next?
Watch Tony Blair, David Cameron & Gordon Brown toast Jonathan Sacks
Rabbinical Council of America supports reformer of Israeli Chief Rabbinate
Ayatollah Khamenei thinks the “Zionist regime” rigs American elections, unlike Iran’s free ones. Yeah, we should totally let him get nukes.
New movie offers a glimpse into the insular ultra-Orthodox community
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.
Naftali Bennett, Israel’s Minister of Religious Affairs, proposes reform to fund community-selected rabbis—including non-Orthodox.
In tense Knesset debate, Yesh Atid head critiques Haredi society and defends using Facebook on Shabbat
The physicist died before he could give an Independence Day talk in 1955
At least two dead, 49 injured
Prominent rabbi who used pseudonym takes leave of absence from the Beth Din of America
Top rabbi apologizes for using pseudonym to boost his work and join a rival rabbinic organization
Should rabbis and other clerics engage in politics? Only, it seems, if they support liberal policies.
The rise of Orthodox Jews at AIPAC is an indicator of the community’s growing political involvement and influence
Israeli-made bloodless circumcision device aims to eradicate AIDS
Play along at home with Tablet’s reporters in Washington.
Each Purim, star academics like Milton Friedman and Alan Dershowitz debate: latkes or hamantaschen?
BDS opposes a two-state solution, but you wouldn’t know it from the media
Jack Lew, Obama’s pick for Treasury secretary, is the highest-ranking Orthodox Jew in U.S. government history
Can an unlikely alliance of renegade rabbis and right-wing politicians strip the ultra-Orthodox of their power?