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.
‘You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes’
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
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made
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
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
How a former Iranian official and a U.S. foreign-policy guru are shifting Washington’s stance toward regime change in Tehran
Jacobo Timerman’s son Héctor says there’s no such thing as an anti-Semitic country
Thirty years ago, Buenos Aires newspaper publisher Jacobo Timerman emerged as a crusading human rights icon. Newly declassified documents offer a fresh—and more complicated—view of the Argentine dissident.
An email wonders: Is Richard Goldstone paying attention to Haiti relief efforts?
Arab regimes are restoring abandoned Jewish historical sites, a subtle acknowledgement of where power now resides in the Middle East
What the pending International Court of Justice decision on Kosovo’s independence will mean for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
‘Terror and Liberalism’ author Paul Berman on the State Department decision to allow Muslim intellectual Tariq Ramadan to visit the U.S.
A brief history of spies, plots, and mysterious deaths surrounding Iran’s nuclear program
A collection of our stories on the scandal surrounding Rabbi Leib Tropper
Raymond Joseph, Haiti’s ambassador to the United States, started out as a newspaperman
She loves peace, but she also loves the pride and dignity the Iran-backed group and its leader, Hassan Nasrallah, claim to provide
The emailed rant that’s been making the forwarded-by-relatives rounds
Leib Tropper spent his way into the rabbinic elite—and, even after his fall, those other rabbis are unwilling to condemn him
Is the Obama administration putting the U.S.-Saudi relationship on ice?
A look at Guma Aguiar, who with his uncle bankrolled a New York rabbi trying to control the standards for conversion to Judaism
Norman Finkelstein, Benjamin Kunkel, Corey Robin among those arrested
‘Schindler’s List’ is a story of redemption—for both the film’s protagonist and its director
And why reporters won’t talk about it
Synagogue and Jewish cars defaced with ‘Hamas’ graffiti
We decided to start sleep training my son, and then the war broke out
Hopes for a ceasefire quashed by renewed hostilities
Chabad crashes Comic-Con
New York, NYRB and Andrew Sullivan promulgate problematic claim
Nalan Al Sarraj describes the devastation on the ground
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