Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins are embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
By building a new center-left coalition, Labor’s new leader has an opportunity to play kingmaker and restore his party’s influence
A new book chronicles the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem, who left Chicago four decades ago and never looked back
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Tablet Original Fiction: For Alexander Gruen, there are no real Jews left in the world, only holes—and fire
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our apartment, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
The whole idea of a ritual bath seemed foreign and too religious. But now it’s a warm reminder of the moment I became a Jew.
A feverish love of collecting masked a family’s shameful truth: There was no money.
Toby Perl Freilich’s forthcoming documentary examines the 100-year history of the kibbutz
The emailed rant that’s been making the forwarded-by-relatives rounds
As Chabad opens preschools across the country, secular parents try to reconcile the movement with the classroom
From the archives: Trying to recall the exact moment my father told me he was dying
But will presented weird incentives for dad
The author of ‘In Cheap We Trust’ on the history of a Jewish stereotype
There’s no sure way to raise kids who apologize and accept apologies
How my shrink helped me by becoming my biggest problem
The huggy, hilarious little nutball from elsewhere: my daughter
How one woman spends her holidays
A family blurs the borders between religion, superstition, and OCD
The frenetic, hormonally charged days before a bat mitzvah
Guidebooks quell the anxieties of raising up a child
So what if he’s in diapers? He waves! He smiles! What more could you want in a leader?
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Former Miss Israel cast as superhero in upcoming Batman vs. Superman flick
Plus spotting Bibi on the street in Jerusalem, and more in the news
We’re hiring two paid, part-time editorial interns
Plus with Kerry arriving to the region, peace talks are on the ropes
His frequent flier status was revoked for complaining too much, so he sued
The strangest CNN segment we’ve seen in a long time
Will people want to hear ‘Scenes from an Italian Restaurant’ live every month?
Remembering Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman (1920-2013)
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past
‘Saffron Rice and Cranberry Sauce’ is one of eight stories in a theater production based on Persian Jewish women’s lives