Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
The problem with our politics isn’t the collapse of left or right; it’s our inability to think rigorously about the challenges we face
Jack Balkin, Richard Primus, Randy Barnett, and Eugene Kontorovich talk about how Judaism influences their work
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Every year, we sweep away crumbs from our cabinets. But we’re often afraid to sweep away stuff we’d be better off without.
Without haggling, convicted spy could gain freedom
Plus public transit gets more depressing, and more
A prominent Israeli rabbi wants to protect Israel by forbidding Jews from renting and selling property to non-Jews
My son’s pyromaniacal tendencies, Bibi, and bedtime stories that go awry
What happens after the step backward from direct peace talks
Alleges spy’s full damage remains untold
A Columbia professor tours East Jerusalem, where national histories clash, converge, and intertwine
Perhaps under pressure from you, the reader
Bibi and Peres denounced Israel’s racist rabbis. They can do better.
Israel’s leaders have abandoned the details of governance, as last week’s catastrophic wildfire tragically showed
Will Israel be the field of the forthcoming GOP civil war?
The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim
The classified diplomatic cables published by Wikileaks are the Pentagon Papers of the pro-Israel right
Plus the leaks, the reactor, the Wall, and more in the news
The success of Subliminal, Israel’s most popular rapper, is a reflection of the Jewish state’s conservative moment
Celebrate National Poetry Month with Tablet’s stories about poets and poems
Yusuf Islam gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
A poem by Andrea Cohen for Passover and National Poetry Month
Democrat Ruben Gallego, an Iraq war veteran, eyes Arizona’s 7th District
Frazier Glenn Miller, a ‘raging anti-Semite,’ in custody for deadly JCC attack
Activists behind 1971 break-in that exposed government surveillance tell all
From hipster to eco-friendly to Palm Beach matriarch, we’ve got you covered
Authorities investigating whether shootings were a hate crime
Slideshow: Activists evoke Exodus narrative in story of African asylum seekers
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.