But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Residents in gentrifying areas will get units in luxury buildings. Activists say that won’t stop the cost of living from pushing them out.
Jews in Kiev say the protests were about democracy; others in Odessa believe the Maidan was full of Nazis. Now what?
Somehow, the mangling of the Broadway actress’s name may be the best thing to happen to her underappreciated career
Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home
The new TV show, starring two young Jewish women, may be as culturally significant as Lenny Bruce or Joey Ramone
I pray with angry, damaged, and difficult men. I stay because they’re like my brothers. And because sometimes they change.
Video: Of course you love your grandmother’s matzo-ball soup. But try this recipe if you prefer something with a bit of a kick.
The Talmud describes rabbis who were not just judges and legal analysts, but magicians as well
How Asma Agbaria-Zahalka is turning a socialist party of Arabs and Jews into a political phenomenon in Israel
Jack Lew, Obama’s pick for Treasury secretary, is the highest-ranking Orthodox Jew in U.S. government history
Did Shelly Yachimovich, by avoiding matters of national security, kill Israel’s Labor Party?
It snows in Israel at least once every winter. So, why does the Israeli media cover it as though it was a war?
The popularity of satirist Bassem Youssef may show that the government can’t stifle public debate
Sandy Pyonin helped stars like Kyrie Irving and Al Harrington go pro. Why doesn’t he have a Wikipedia page?
On the cusp of this month’s Israeli election, powerful Likud politicians push for annexation of the West Bank
Our adopted children escaped the misery of Russian orphanages. Others won’t be as lucky.
Will Putin’s ban on adoptions finally help U.S. officials grasp the nature of Russia’s political leadership?
At the Western Wall, the latest incarnation of an ancient Jewish battle between tradition and modernity
Bibi Netanyahu, Lena Dunham, Nate Silver, and other members of the Jewish conspiracy toast the new year
Shut out for years, this week Bnei Menashe Jews moved to Israel. Why did the government change its policy?
Can an unlikely alliance of renegade rabbis and right-wing politicians strip the ultra-Orthodox of their power?
The monarch studied the Arab Spring and created a savvy plan to quell demonstrators without mass violence
The Jewish National Fund is giving away pines for Christmas—and irony isn’t one of the reasons they’re doing it
Historians explain the man of the moment in Ukraine
After a year-long hiatus, the Holy Land’s fashion festival begins this weekend
How a 17-year-old New York Times-published puzzler is changing the game
Just months after Myslowice residents restored the town’s Jewish cemetery
The prime minister leads journalist Peter Greenberg through the Holy Land
Syrian-made rockets reportedly flown to Iran then shipped to Gaza
Collection of 500,000 documents will be made available to the public
Wolfgang G. Schwanitz answers Tablet’s review of his and Barry Rubin’s book
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice
Evolving Jewish culture—and doctors’ orders—dealt a blow to South Florida’s delicatessens. But they’re making a comeback.