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
Envoy angrily rebuts lie that most Syrian protesters are ‘terrorists’
Plus a fascinating look inside Syria
Plus, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news
Was Hamas involved? And what happens to Syria next?
Plus, U.S. prepares to call for Assad to step down, and more in the news
Plus, Turkey means never having to say you’re sorry, and more
Hamas puts down protest following Syrian displacement of 10,000
Yet Turkey, the U.S., and others still seem to hope Assad will come around
In face of horrors and condemnations, engagement still continues
Obama condemns assault on civilians, again stops short of demanding ouster
Plus, Levi Aron indicted, schmucks, and more in the news
But the Syrian regime and its domestic opponents share a view of Israel
Meanwhile, U.S. backs away from supporting dissidents
But do his words and deeds represent a policy shift?
Plus, Abbas says he would skip U.N. push, and more in the news
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