As we turn away refugees, I’m reminded of my mother’s experience trying to enter England from Nazi Germany—and the lifelong scars left by a customs official’s callous rejection
A plan to build skyscrapers necessitates the demoliltion of the city center’s only shul, which the congregation supports. But England’s heritage lobby feels the new real estate would ‘harm’ Manchester’s character.
‘Any attack on Jewish people…should be considered an attack on all of London’s communities and everything we stand for’
The Obamas recently met with British royalty at Kensington Palace, where aides reportedly hid a painting’s plaque with the word ‘Negro’ written on it
On the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death, drawing back into the light the talented woman who may have inspired some sonnets and The Merchant of Venice
A new program in London brings old and young together—one incy, wincy spider at a time
As a child, I hated the classes at my synagogue’s cheder. Now I send my own children there—and I’m falling in love with Sunday school for the first time.
The once glorious club is in disarray and middling in the second-tier tables, with its last Champions League semifinal years behind
Happy 200th birthday, you ‘hair-oil using, false-jewel wearing, tailorish non-gentlefolk.’ You’re one of us.
In the third of Tablet’s five-part series on anti-Semitism in the U.K., a dispatch from a northern city under siege
Lady Rose MacClare marries the Rothschild-esque Atticus Aldridge
In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression
Australia’s oldest temple was built by Jewish penal colony prisoners in 1845
Just don’t call him ‘sir’
England store faced weekly protests over the company’s West Bank factory
Two 13-year-olds reportedly spray painted swastikas, pushed over headstones
Labour leader responds to Daily Mail charge his immigrant father was disloyal
The Tattler: TV chef Nigella Lawson, tabloid fodder after a public dust-up with art-mogul ad-man hubby Charles Saatchi, is not alone
The Israeli owners of London’s intimate Middle Eastern restaurant score a six-figure cookbook deal
The hit period-specific PBS drama glosses over a crucial detail of 1920s England: anti-Semitism
Jew or Jew not. There is no try.
Tel-Aviv-based band Men of North Country has become a neo-Mod sensation in London
If Prince Harry’s parents bucked the royal tradition of using mohels, will it inflame the circumcision war?
Gertrude Himmelfarb argues that the philosemitism of writers like George Eliot can be a cure for anti-Semitism
Ken Livingstone, the once and perhaps future London mayor, has made a string of anti-Semitic remarks. Why do his party’s leaders indulge him?
Leonard Cohen releases his 12th album, Old Ideas. The troubadour and poet hasn’t always been popular, but he is always profound.
Margaret Thatcher was a staunch defender of Jewish causes and a supporter of Israel in her political career, unlike most Tory politicians before her
Which is to say, it is an Israel problem, too
The Man Booker Prize winner profiles hardbat ping-pong champ Marty Reisman, who never lost his taste for winning
Feilhaber and Bornstein were roomies