The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
Desmond Tutu’s Palestinian activism reflects South Africa’s anti-Zionism
Why the philo-Semitic Republic of Georgia has no Jews
What if the head of Hamburg’s Jewish community wasn’t actually Jewish?
What we can learn from the Philippines housewife who defeated a dictator
European rabbis and imams pay a visit to Ellis Island
Why the Germans are right to prosecute 89-year-old John Demjanjuk
How Google helped connect a forgotten Holocaust letter to its author’s descendants
The 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish community center bombing and Iran’s influence in Latin America
Explaining the rise of the British National Party
Building a memorial always brings fraught politics, especially on a hilltop in Rwanda
Grigoris Balakian was the Primo Levi of the Armenian Genocide. Ninety years later, his memoir is published in English.
A new book examines the place of Sephardim in America
Essay collection sheds light on the dark ages
Benjamin Disraeli’s remarkable political career.
Decades before Herzl, Benjamin Disraeli wrote a novel that grappled with Zionism
With a little help from Tablet’s readers
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Before concessions on borders, Israel demands its safety be guaranteed
How the new structure advances the debate over prayer at the Western Wall
Legendary South African leader fought for racial equality and peaceful resistance
Happy Hanukkah from Palermo, Sicily
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past