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.
Jews in Kiev say the protests were about democracy; others in Odessa believe the Maidan was full of Nazis. Now what?
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
The new TV show, starring two young Jewish women, may be as culturally significant as Lenny Bruce or Joey Ramone
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.
The Talmud describes rabbis who were not just judges and legal analysts, but magicians as well
Pyromania, authenticity, and more
Today on Tablet
Talking about lizards at a writers’ conference in Bali
(Maybe to a cat-lady)
Fast-prep, a different kind of South African Jew, and more
Plus the kosher donkey, and more
Keret on soccer, a good-bye to Pekar, and more
And McCain blames Obama
So much hummus, fuzzy numbers, and more
Etgar Keret airborne, singing Yiddish, and more
King of the Jews, a Talmudic cult novel, and more
When we were kids, I wanted to follow in my brother’s footsteps. Now, as adults, I’m reminded why.
Keret puts the phone down, independent minyanim, and more
Iran’s nukes, not afraid of Tariq Ramadan, and more
Plus a rabbi’s odd crime, Ivanka’s wedding tchotchkes, and more
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.