In Lahore a Facebook group dedicated to atheists and agnostics serves a silent minority in the world’s other religious nation-state
But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Residents in gentrifying areas will get units in luxury buildings. Activists say that won’t stop the cost of living from pushing them out.
Peter and Martine Halban run England’s most cosmopolitan and finely curated Jewish and Middle Eastern-themed literary press
Somehow, the mangling of the Broadway actress’s name may be the best thing to happen to her underappreciated career
Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home
After reading my book out loud, I finally accepted the truth: I’m just not an oral tradition kind of guy
I pray with angry, damaged, and difficult men. I stay because they’re like my brothers. And because sometimes they change.
Video: Of course you love your grandmother’s matzo-ball soup. But try this recipe if you prefer something with a bit of a kick.
Geoffrey Wawro’s Quicksand misses an opportunity to make an isolationist critique of U.S. Middle East policy
Plus de-linking ‘linkage,’ non-Ambassador Dershowitz, and more in the news
Plus Wiesel dines Chez Obama, Mideast nukes, and more in the news
Plus can’t anyone here impose these sanctions? and more in the news
Promises, moodiness, and pressure
Plus Scuds across the border, street-name showdown, and more in the news
The first Passover celebrations included neither haggadah nor seder. With the passage of millennia, the two have become central elements. Herewith an interactive guide to the collage of texts that constitutes the holiday’s guidebook.
Egypt (quietly) restores 1000-year-old school
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Plus come back Sunday for the West Bank, and more in the news
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Bemoans lack of ‘real progress’ since 1979
Plus Palestinian statehood en español et français, and more in the news
Just in case you were wondering
A Mideast power shift and the death of Anatevka
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice
Evolving Jewish culture—and doctors’ orders—dealt a blow to South Florida’s delicatessens. But they’re making a comeback.