‘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
Plus, a break from Tebowing, Shalit joins Facebook, MVP Braun, and more
U.S. continues to oppose attack; Israel’s plans remain opaque
President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu have a chat
A rickety economy and nuclear progress make war more likely
The question policy-makers should focus on isn’t whether Iran would use a nuclear weapon, but how a bomb would embolden an already reckless regime
Jack Lew, Obama’s new chief of staff, is the third Jewish official in the last 10 years to run the White House, after Rahm Emanuel and Josh Bolten
Jacob who? Jacob Lew!
How can the president persuade Jews he supports Israel in his kishkes?
Support for President Obama is sagging among a key Democratic voting bloc. Now his campaign has 11 months to win back Jewish voters.
President Obama gives a bar mitzvah speech to Reform conference
Group says economy threatens ‘America’s security assistance to Israel’
Plus the new Jew GOP crew, Sephardic Sarfati, and more
Plus, Eichmann items on display, quoting Barney Frank, and more
Matt Brooks, head of the Republican Jewish Coalition, talks to Tablet
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