Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
The problem with our politics isn’t the collapse of left or right; it’s our inability to think rigorously about the challenges we face
Jack Balkin, Richard Primus, Randy Barnett, and Eugene Kontorovich talk about how Judaism influences their work
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Every year, we sweep away crumbs from our cabinets. But we’re often afraid to sweep away stuff we’d be better off without.
Pro-Israeli lobby makes important social headway
With nine days to go, things are getting interesting
Wearing a Code Pink shirt will only get you 10%
On his first trip abroad, the new secretary of state criticized Erdogan’s comments about Israel. It’s about time.
Amateurs lobbyists jaunt to Capitol Hill
Why didn’t AIPAC screen The Gatekeepers or 5 Broken Cameras?
The rise of Orthodox Jews at AIPAC is an indicator of the community’s growing political involvement and influence
Jewish tradition is weighted definitively against pacifism. But does that mean drone warfare is kosher?
Why the most important people at the policy conference might be the students
Delegates report the food at this year’s policy conference isn’t half bad
Veep aims to inoculate from criticism on Israel
Six prominent thinkers and activists make their case—and their answers may surprise you
Israeli-made bloodless circumcision device aims to eradicate AIDS
Play along at home with Tablet’s reporters in Washington.
With the president and the prime minister otherwise occupied, will this year’s AIPAC confab bring any results?
Celebrate National Poetry Month with Tablet’s stories about poets and poems
Yusuf Islam gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
A poem by Andrea Cohen for Passover and National Poetry Month
Democrat Ruben Gallego, an Iraq war veteran, eyes Arizona’s 7th District
Frazier Glenn Miller, a ‘raging anti-Semite,’ in custody for deadly JCC attack
Activists behind 1971 break-in that exposed government surveillance tell all
From hipster to eco-friendly to Palm Beach matriarch, we’ve got you covered
Authorities investigating whether shootings were a hate crime
Slideshow: Activists evoke Exodus narrative in story of African asylum seekers
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.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.