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
VP playing major role in effort to shore up Jewish Democrats
‘Unusual circumstances,’ ‘unique’ district are culprits for loss, they say
Democrat goes down in Weiner’s heavily Jewish former district
Sunday’s Sept. 11 commemorations were sober and apolitical. But some commentary on the anniversary, like from Paul Krugman, was anything but.
Obama’s record is strong, he says, but the president needs to sell it better
Israel will become a ‘stand-in’ for voters, he says, to Obama’s detriment
Has Netanyahu prepared his country for this trying moment?
Weprin-Turner in overdrive
The military strategist talks about Israeli security, Henry Kissinger, the Arab Spring, and the death of Osama Bin Laden
New ad campaign, pegged to special N.Y. election, suggests he is
As Qatar’s star rises in the Middle East, Israel looks to temper the emirate’s influence—and that of its television network, Al Jazeera
Plus, Obama and the Jews, Obama and a Jew named Kinky, and more
Plus, the ‘Jewish Indiana Jones,’ Benny Morris on Egypt, and more
A few more suggestions
Barack Obama isn’t to blame for the Tea Party’s surge. Liberals are. And if they want him to win re-election in 2012, they better listen to Moses and learn how to take initiative.
Israelis debate end goals of the campaign
Norman Finkelstein, Benjamin Kunkel, Corey Robin among those arrested
‘Schindler’s List’ is a story of redemption—for both the film’s protagonist and its director
And why reporters won’t talk about it
Synagogue and Jewish cars defaced with ‘Hamas’ graffiti
We decided to start sleep training my son, and then the war broke out
Hopes for a ceasefire quashed by renewed hostilities
Chabad crashes Comic-Con
New York, NYRB and Andrew Sullivan promulgate problematic claim
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