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Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
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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
How a murder by a British major helped end the British Mandate in Palestine
Understanding Robert Novak’s controversial relationship with Israel and Judaism
What would Maimonides say about health-care reform?
Meet Washington’s gay-friendly Orthodox rabbi
What if the head of Hamburg’s Jewish community wasn’t actually Jewish?
Considering the settlements on the 80th anniversary of a massacre
Why Benjamin Netanyahu is having a more successful term than anyone expected
New National Jewish Democratic Council president David Harris must lead the group in the age of Obama
The former ‘Nation’ editor and publisher remembers Sidney Zion, crusading journalist and renegade Jew
Krav Maga, and why the martial-arts world loves Israel
Israel loses Amos Kenan, author, artist, activist, native son
What we can learn from the Philippines housewife who defeated a dictator
With his debut novel, essayist Gadi Taub shows an unfamiliar side of Israel—and of himself
Does the gay-center shooting spell the end of Tel Aviv as utopia?
Our five-part investigative series into the world of the Israeli mafia
With a little help from Tablet’s readers
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Happy Hanukkah from Palermo, Sicily
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