‘You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes’
A week visiting my family in Israel
Shmuley Boteach—rabbi, sexpert, Michael Jackson pal—has led many lives. But none of them can obliterate his past.
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
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
I don’t talk like my fellow Torontonians because I was raised inside the ‘Bathurst Bubble,’ the city’s Jewish community
It wasn’t as big as Batman, but ‘Mendy and the Golem’ gave Jewish kids a taste of pop culture—with a rabbinical seal of approval
Turkey wants in, Lieberman picks a fight, and more
“Vagina” in Yiddish and a guide to Tisha B’Av
Why Avigdor Lieberman wants to circulate a photo of Hitler and the mufti
Not mom anymore
To get with the peace program
Never mind gay marriage. In Israel, even the conventional variety is tricky.
Sharing Jerusalem, Mubarak’s two cents, and more in the news
A swine flu scare, justice for Holocaust victims, and more from the morning news
A Bosnian politician, a Hollywood mogul, and more from the morning papers
As the U.S.-Israel relationship seems to cool, the new foreign minister visits the Kremlin.
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