Don’t call yourselves progressives if you put up with religiously zealous, violent maniacs like Hamas
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
What happened when Kenneth Fearing’s Communist sympathies came up against his ideas about art?
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
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
The new Disney Oz flick stars Jewish actors. Somewhere, over the rainbow, that will no longer matter.
World War II hero Witold Pilecki infiltrated the death camp and reported to the Polish high command
Tablet Original Fiction: A father and son go to Germany after the Holocaust to adopt a Jewish child
A new generation of women is being misled into assuming an ideological tension between feminism and Zionism
The leader of a historic Lower East Side synagogue wants to tear it down to build luxury condos
Avi Shilon pens a masterful biography of the man who irrevocably bound Israel to the Diaspora and the Holocaust
On a quest for Jewish soul at the ‘Blues for Challah’ Grateful Dead Shabbat retreat
Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz pass their collection of works by untrained artists to the Philadelphia Museum of Art
John Garfield, the tough, underrated Hollywood star who would have turned 100 today, embodied Jewish pride
One of the outrages of a Brooklyn assemblyman’s notorious choice of Purim costumes is its effect on anti-Semitism
A new documentary looks at the many iterations of the popular tune, from Hasidic niggun to American kitsch
In a bid to attract Brooklyn’s Jews, the Barclays Center hosts Itzhak Perlman and a legendary cantor
Does a rock in New Mexico show the Ten Commandments in ancient Hebrew? Harvard professor says yes.
Backed by music exec Jeff Ayeroff, composer Hillel Tigay tries to recreate the sounds of the ancient Temple
Art historian Miriam Katz wants to bring stand-up comedy into the serious world of galleries and museums
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