AIPAC, the so-called Jewish Lobby, has no influence in the White House and is scared to speak out
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.
Now that you know the novelist’s incestuous secrets, is his newly reissued ‘Mercy of a Rude Stream’ quartet worth reading or not?
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
Roman Jews have had a long love affair with tomatoes. This recipe for oven-browned ‘pomodori a mezzo’ will show you why.
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
Learning about the shofar, then trying to play one
Oran Etkin takes his cues from Malian griots, Louis Armstrong, and the shtetl
A new book reveals the secrets of the mikveh
How a murder by a British major helped end the British Mandate in Palestine
Israel’s best-selling rock musicians draw freely from the liturgy
Following the trail of the Grand Concourse from premier address to place of ruin
Mafia tales from one of Israel’s roughest neighborhoods
A debut novelist talks about love and tomatoes
Janice Erlbaum tells the story of an old Yiddish song and modern-day sex workers
Remembering Harvey Kurtzman, the genius behind MAD Magazine
When Jewish women were the leading ladies of Indian cinema
Yiddish radio was booming in the 1930s and ’40s. A scholar looks back.
Caraid O’Brien is a Ulysses performer and Yiddish-theater translator
A klezmer musician turns her grandmother’s FBI files into musical theater
NPR anchor passes away at 68
Getting to the bottom of what the war in Gaza is about
‘Snapshot’ highlights traces of the city’s past using Polaroid-style frames
Day 23 of Operation Protective Edge
And a challenge for our readers
Says she’s also Menachem Begin’s third cousin
A teacher’s story
The famed and controversial atheist weighs in on Gaza
Israelis debate end goals of the campaign
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
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