The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
Thanks to the Internet, Jerusalem seems closer than ever—but thanks to her government’s policy, remains out of reach
Sefi Rivlin, the iconic Israeli comedian who died earlier this month, revolutionized the country’s political scene
A newly published collection reminds that grotesque images of Jews were routinely mailed by ordinary people around the world
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
An ancient principle of Judaism, debated at length in the Oral Law, is that it is a sin to count Jews—or is it?
My family’s history gave me a pedigree as a Jewish New Yorker—until a visit revealed how quickly the past disappeared
Fox’s popular otherwordly TV show borrows some familiar Judaic lore
Patriotic holiday reading from Tablet’s archive
Jacques Berlinerblau’s book How To be Secular makes a historical case for a strong church-state division
Plus another Jew targeted in southern France, and more
Plus a new Egyptian constitution, and more in the news
Does the president really know more about Judaism than John Adams and James Madison did?
Paper scores victory on day it is accused of bias
Plus U.S. pledges Iran attack past ‘red lines,’ and more
Plus at his Beck and call, baby Portman, and more
His is for the Republic, not for redemption.
When to stand up, according to Washington, Obama, and the Talmud
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
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