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
Valley on Valley, Hitch on faith, and more
This week on ‘Top Chef D.C.’
Photo of the day
Plus J.D.’s Jewishness Unease, blustery Dubai, and more
Though don’t forget Shawn Green!
An exemplar of his generation
Sorry, New Yorkers, but it may be Youkilis
A haftorah of unlikely occurrences and blind faith
Plus un-kosher shenanigans, pre-game prayer, and more
Blogger says fans won’t miss the tenor
Plus Jewish hogs, unwelcome visitors, and another poll
A misguided Dutch group, peace through economics, and more in the news
So many questions, including: will Youkilis play?
Fourteen in the majors this year, as columnists continually remind us
Praise, slander, and a grand slam decade
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