Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
By building a new center-left coalition, Labor’s new leader has an opportunity to play kingmaker and restore his party’s influence
A new book chronicles the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem, who left Chicago four decades ago and never looked back
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Tablet Original Fiction: For Alexander Gruen, there are no real Jews left in the world, only holes—and fire
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
The whole idea of a ritual bath seemed foreign and too religious. But now it’s a warm reminder of the moment I became a Jew.
Plus yet another new government in Jordan, and more in the news
Plus $100k up for grabs! and more in the news
The Man Without a Face, Masha Gessen’s biography of the Russian leader, reminds us why U.S. Jews must put pressure on a repressive foreign regime
The real tests are yet to come.
Diplomacy has failed in Syria. What next?
Plus Hezbollah in hot water, and more in the news
Plus the Assad emails, we off Drake? and more
Plus concerns of covert Iranian breakout, and more in the news
Plus Obama may go into his own specifics, and more in the news
Plus Iran not giving up program, and more in the news
Plus Homs pulverized, Adelson’s new agenda, and more in the news
Plus, Ford on Syria, Kat Power cancels Israel concert, and more in the news
Plus, Claude Lanzmann detained, Assad’s emails, and more in the news
Civil war is next as regional actors jockey for position
As world moves against Syria, reminder that Israel was among the first
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past
‘Saffron Rice and Cranberry Sauce’ is one of eight stories in a theater production based on Persian Jewish women’s lives