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 new play considers the psychology of Holocaust survivors fixed on vengeance
Examining Soviet Russia’s short-lived Jewish renaissance
Armed struggles, exit strategies, cats, and lullabies
An exhibition at New York’s Jewish Museum redefines the ritual object
How is it that one of the greatest collections of Hebraica ever assembled can’t find a home?
Oran Etkin takes his cues from Malian griots, Louis Armstrong, and the shtetl
A new book assesses the president’s role in the creation of Israel
Wisecrackers, retailers, and Maimonideans
In a book on the Dreyfus Affair, writer-lawyer Louis Begley offers a 21st-century J’accuse
Is a film about Palestinians inherently political?
Wallace Shawn on being Jewish—onscreen and off
Louis Kahn and the architecture of quiet reverence
A new study of the Warsaw Ghetto features the brutal and the banal
The Baader-Meinhof Gang had all the brains of an action flick
Jewish liberalism, spiritual boredom, and crock-pot miracles
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
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
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