A visit to Roubaix, home of alleged Jewish Museum killer Mehdi Nemmouche. Second of a five-part series on anti-Semitism in France.
Nicholas Kristof’s totally reasonable, utterly delusional recipe for peace
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
As a new bride-to-be, I can’t look away from tonight’s episode of the reality TV series starring Andi Dorfman
Tablet Original Fiction: a scientist chases a meteorite, and finds a message from God
The late Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum and his disciples’ interpretation of his decisions and actions during the Holocaust
Talmudic rabbis, like us, can only study the course of history for the elusive signs of God’s intentions
As Hershey’s pushes its new chocolate spread, longstanding Israeli brand Hashachar Ha’Oleh may finally boost its U.S. sales
Two neighboring wineries share more than family roots and lines of kosher products. They’re also both carbon-neutral.
Etgar Keret on death, optimism, and the virtues of confusion
A celebrity rabbi takes on the American living room
Oded Ezer’s typographical metamorphoses
A young Chicago newspaperman thought he was perfect for the part of his hero
When you’re called God, the pressure for genius is titanic
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
How far were Netanyahu and Abbas willing to go?
Clear goals and a ruthless enemy mean public opinion is with Israel—for now
Different countries use different approaches to curb hate speech
After employees said they didn’t get enough food after Ramadan fast ended
Max Steinberg, 24, and Nissim Sean Carmeli, 21, died during combat Sunday
Weapons found in a Gaza school last week were turned over to authorities: Hamas
18 IDF soldiers and hundreds of Palestinians killed during ground operation
The late actress and singer left her bold and brassy mark on show business
After violent protests against Israeli military action in Gaza target embassies
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority
Known for right-wing politics, Vladimir Jabotinsky left an equally critical literary legacy. Hillel Halkin looks at it all.