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
At least until the U.S. presidential election, Netanyahu won’t risk angering Obama
The White House’s line—that a strike can only delay the program—is an attempt to downplay our military capability
Israel should abandon its plan to make the ultra-Orthodox join the army and give them all jobs instead
On the late prime minister’s watch, over 14,000 Ethiopian Jews were airlifted to Israel in a day and a half
Yitzhak Shamir, who died Saturday, was maligned for his politics. But his bitter realism was prescient.
Israel was founded on the belief that refugees deserve a safe haven. Does that apply to Jews only?
To a volunteer from New York in an IDF paratrooper unit, the rockets fired from Gaza last week felt like war
Illegally occupy land, get politely moved. Protest for social justice, get beaten. I’m joining the protesters.
Supporters want to know how to assist the Jewish state. Here’s a way: Back Tel Aviv’s tent city protesters.
The Muslim Brotherhood, which won the presidency Saturday, sees itself as a corrective to modern Egyptian life
On some Israeli buses, only men sit in the front. With the law on their side, some women are fighting back.
As the Knesset considers a new national service law, young Arab citizens may be required to pitch in, too
Birthright Israel will take 40,000 young Jews on a free trip to the Jewish state this year. We’re joining them.
The White House wants credit for successes but blames Israel for failures, a New York Times exposé shows
The Salafis, Sunni Islamic extremists, are at least opposed to the most dangerous U.S. adversaries, the Shiites
Israelis debate end goals of the campaign
Norman Finkelstein, Benjamin Kunkel, Corey Robin among those arrested
‘Schindler’s List’ is a story of redemption—for both the film’s protagonist and its director
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
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