But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Residents in gentrifying areas will get units in luxury buildings. Activists say that won’t stop the cost of living from pushing them out.
Jews in Kiev say the protests were about democracy; others in Odessa believe the Maidan was full of Nazis. Now what?
Somehow, the mangling of the Broadway actress’s name may be the best thing to happen to her underappreciated career
Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home
The new TV show, starring two young Jewish women, may be as culturally significant as Lenny Bruce or Joey Ramone
I pray with angry, damaged, and difficult men. I stay because they’re like my brothers. And because sometimes they change.
Video: Of course you love your grandmother’s matzo-ball soup. But try this recipe if you prefer something with a bit of a kick.
The Talmud describes rabbis who were not just judges and legal analysts, but magicians as well
A picture-book writer learns the identity-politics dance
Marcel Cohen’s Ladino lament. Plus: an excerpt from his letter to Antonio Saura.
Testing the limits of irreverence at the Seder table and a German synagogue
The Beastie Boys grew up, and so did I
Some readers think there’s no room at the Inn at Lake Devine for intermarriage
An Israeli expat tells Charlie Parker about the shofar
Yoram Kaniuk on his battles for health and recognition
Idan Raichel mixes traditional Ethiopian music, prayers, and funky beats to create dance tracks that speak to young Israelis
Seven decades after Stella Adler originated the role, will Clifford Odets’ Bronx matriarch be harder to digest, or easier to dismiss?
Journeyman actor Bernard Rachelle gets his big break, and a chance to improv with Denzel, in The Inside Man
The Real World: Key West features two Jewish cast members: After all the boozing and broken hearts will they end up together?
British playwright Israel Zangwill coined America’s most enduring metaphor as his reputation dissolved in controversy
Maus, Tom and Jerry, and the dawning of a new age
Try as it might, ABC’s Sons & Daughters is no Arrested Development
Transamerica’s heroine finds herself negotiating a number of identities
The prime minister leads journalist Peter Greenberg through the Holy Land
Syrian-made rockets reportedly flown to Iran then shipped to Gaza
Collection of 500,000 documents will be made available to the public
Wolfgang G. Schwanitz answers Tablet’s review of his and Barry Rubin’s book
Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann thinks so
Samuel Waldman, a teacher at a girls’ seminary, admits obtaining films online
We’re hiring a full-time, paid editorial intern
Isabel Halley’s porcelain and gold plate gets Lena Dunham’s stamp of approval
Cites Ukraine’s appointment of oligarchs as governors as reason for unrest
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice
Evolving Jewish culture—and doctors’ orders—dealt a blow to South Florida’s delicatessens. But they’re making a comeback.