The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
A Tablet investigative series looks inside the world of the Israeli mafia
Mafia tales from one of Israel’s roughest neighborhoods
How Iran’s presidential election changed U.S. foreign policy
Despite recent signals, Israel isn’t ready to bomb Iran. Yet.
Is pumping water into the Dead Sea saving or destroying it?
Never mind gay marriage. In Israel, even the conventional variety is tricky.
How Israel’s top entertainer turned homicidal maniac, and what that means for the country at large
One president’s Knesset address, and how the other’s Cairo speech compares
Iranian Jewish writer Roya Hakakian, who fled to the U.S. in 1985, sees hope in the current chaos
Reactions to the Netanyahu speech in Israeli and U.S. media
What Netanyahu said yesterday, and to whom he was saying it
Netanyahu is a leader mired in history, not looking to the future
Ehud Barak led Israel’s Labor Party to irrelevance. Can anyone revive it?
The trouble with conservative critiques of Obama’s Cairo speech
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With a little help from Tablet’s readers
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The Friday Review of Books
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Happy Hanukkah from Palermo, Sicily
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The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past