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
A brief history of a short punctuation mark
Why the Germans are right to prosecute 89-year-old John Demjanjuk
Despite recent signals, Israel isn’t ready to bomb Iran. Yet.
Why I want Lani Guinier to testify at Sotomayor’s confirmation hearing
How Google helped connect a forgotten Holocaust letter to its author’s descendants
The 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish community center bombing and Iran’s influence in Latin America
Is pumping water into the Dead Sea saving or destroying it?
Never mind gay marriage. In Israel, even the conventional variety is tricky.
Translating the Madoff sentence into dollars and cents
A dispatch from Madoff’s sentencing
The founder of modern conservatism is needed now more than ever
How Israel’s top entertainer turned homicidal maniac, and what that means for the country at large
The Jewish women behind the Holocaust revisionism titans
Tel Aviv basketball star Omri Casspi is poised to become the first Israeli to play in the NBA
The struggle gets personal between two titans of Holocaust-revisionism movement
‘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
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
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