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
How did Mohamed Merah happen? In the third of a five-part series on anti-Semitism in France, the roots of the Toulouse gunman.
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
Tablet Original Fiction: Angela loves Paul loves Claire loves Adam loves Angela
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
A haftorah of reasoning and redemption
A tour of restaurants in the Holy Land
Rather than ban books, let’s find alternatives
A haftorah of few options and many rewards
In early-20th-century Warsaw, making sure people observed the Sabbath was serious business
Jewish groups protesting a pro-Palestinian book are missing the point
On Yom HaShoah, one woman’s story of tunneling from a Polish work camp
Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Torah
A writer wonders which neighbor will hide him when the next genocide happens
After a seder circus, wondering if too much emphasis on children is ruining ritual
At the end of Passover festival known as Mimouna, Moroccan Jews return to yeasty treats in grand style
A haftorah of small transgressions and sudden death
A Washington journalist discusses some of the Christian seders he has thrown
For a kid-friendly Passover, try rounding out the seder plate with some off-menu additions
The first Passover celebrations included neither haggadah nor seder. With the passage of millennia, the two have become central elements. Herewith an interactive guide to the collage of texts that constitutes the holiday’s guidebook.
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