The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
In ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
In the latest installment of “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we consider coincidences, congruities, and how the past informs the present
Type designer Scott-Martin Kosofsky explains the creation of Le Bé, his new digitization of a beautiful 16th-century Hebrew typeface. It debuts in The Selected Poems of Yehuda Halevi, a Nextbook Press e-book published this week.
In the latest installment of Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we consider life’s seeming senselessness—and the recycling system at Whole Foods
In the latest installment of Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we meet Malachi and watch as Mitzi meets an ignominious end
In the fourth installment of “Tell Mitzi,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, Mitzi thinks about Lot’s wife and the dangers of nostalgia
Newly restored, Chagall’s America Windows—conceived in honor of the 1976 bicentennial and popularized in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off—sparkle as never before
In the second installment of “Tell Mitzi,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, Mitzi learns about New Year’s resolutions—and that sometimes there can be too much of a good thing
In the first installment of Tablet Magazine’s new graphic advice column, we meet Mitzi, the author’s heroine, foil, and muse
Philadelphia’s new National Museum of American Jewish History dazzles technologically but is a little too one-note
The German artist’s new show, ‘Next Year in Jerusalem,’ tackles the Bible, Kabbalah, and the Passover Seder
As he unveils a new line of affordable Judaica, architect Richard Meier reflects on his Jewishness
Harry Houdini exhibited two very different public faces—master of escape and anti-mystical firebrand—that were united by his Jewishness
Are there right and wrong ways of looking at Holocaust-era photographs?
Belarus embraces Chagall but leaves his Jewishness at the door
With his U.S. Institute of Peace set to open in Washington, Israeli-born Moshe Safdie takes his place among the world’s leading architects
A seventh-grade class responds to our feature on survivors living in poverty
The comedian explains he’s not actually Jewish, everyone just thinks he is
Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky was taken by pro-Russian forces in Slovyansk
Assault charges filed in December attack of gay black man in Williamsburg
What it all means for the peace process
Exposed fellow white nationalists in 1987 for lesser prison term and new name
Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky has dual American and Israeli citizenship
I love Philip Johnson’s buildings not in spite of him, but to spite him
Workplace productivity rates projected to decrease a trillion percent
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.