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
An Atlanta physician retires after building a network that treats Jewish patients from Ukraine to Ethiopia
When I was a kid, my folks were ordinary suburbanites. Then they retired, made aliyah, and got hip.
My Israeli roommate and I both grew up reed-thin. The implications for him as a soldier are far more profound.
There are men who leave you for another woman, and there are men who leave you for a man. Then there are those who dump you for God.
In March, we’re going to have a daughter in Israel, our chosen home. But recent events have us doubting if this is the best place to raise her.
Jon Scheyer, the best Jewish basketball player of his generation, led Duke to a championship and now plays for another powerhouse: Maccabi Tel Aviv
Comment of the Week
Israel provides Americans making aliyah with financial incentives and logistical support in a bid to make immigration not just an ideological choice but a material one as well
Anti-Semitism in Sweden leads Jews to Israel
Plus Livni goes off on Bibi, and more
French Jews making aliyah go from one conflict zone to another
Plus, settlers cold to freeze, the Israeli mob in L.A., and more
And we write an entire item without making a Jews-and-Chinese food joke!
Why the philo-Semitic Republic of Georgia has no Jews
Sharing Jerusalem, Mubarak’s two cents, and more in the news
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