A new book shows how Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky was the ancestor of the Jews who now serve in the hate-Israel movement
How did Mohamed Merah happen? In the third of a five-part series on anti-Semitism in France, the roots of the Toulouse gunman.
‘You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes’
With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius
Tablet Original Fiction: Angela loves Paul loves Claire loves Adam loves Angela
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made
For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.
Antic embellishments, like Esther being good in bed, help Talmudic rabbis to more fully explicate the text’s divine meaning
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
What a boy with Down syndrome tells us about belief
Talented and terrifying, Otto Preminger left no taboo unbroken
Bob Dylan can’t be pinned down. I’m Not There glories in not trying.
Isaac Artentstein takes a sentimental journey back to Tijuana
Night of the Living Jews is not just another Hasidic zombie movie
The remake of The Heartbreak Kid favors bawdiness over sharp-edged satire
What happens to a writer when Hollywood calls?
How a filmmaker turned his movie flop into a groundbreaking book
Matt Beynon Rees creates a new kind of sleuth
What’s more unlikely than a romantic comedy
The Quay Brothers and Bruno Schulz animate the ordinary
Seven South Americans uncover their converso roots
Adventures at a Woody Allen film festival
And why reporters won’t talk about it
Synagogue and Jewish cars defaced with ‘Hamas’ graffiti
We decided to start sleep training my son, and then the war broke out
Hopes for a ceasefire quashed by renewed hostilities
Chabad crashes Comic-Con
New York, NYRB and Andrew Sullivan promulgate problematic claim
Nalan Al Sarraj describes the devastation on the ground
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
The Shallowest, Least Thoughtful Commentators of the Week
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority