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
What drives the president—the chasm between the world as it is and ought to be—is what drives the Jewish people
A poll shows that 85 percent of American-Israelis went for Romney. But some ask whether they should vote at all.
Are videos featuring Sarah Silverman and Samuel L. Jackson, put out by a Jewish Super PAC, swaying voters?
Prominent Jews like the Harvard lawyer have spent years criticizing Obama. So, why are they endorsing him?
Policies proposed by Mitt Romney, especially on education, are antithetical to fairness and compassion
The Republican remembered for a slur is using his Jewishness to help orchestrate his political comeback
As the presidential election nears, rabbis debate whether partisanship is part of their job description
The murders in Benghazi are the latest in a string of attacks on American diplomats to go unanswered by the U.S.
Thomas Friedman, Elliott Abrams, Walter Russell Mead, and Aaron David Miller advise the next president
Jay Lefkowitz is the Orthodox Jewish advocate in the real-life drama behind Maggie Gyllenhaal’s new film
A lawsuit against New York’s ‘oral suction’ law is misguided—and would backfire against the ultra-Orthodox
The White House’s response to the anti-Islam video is proof of the enduring influence of Edward Said’s ideas
Congregants gathering at the famously liberal B’nai Jeshurun may not know about a dark chapter in its past
Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season
David Wolpe insists that delivering a benediction at the Democratic Convention is not a political endorsement
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
The Shallowest, Least Thoughtful Commentators of the Week
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