The secretary of state prattles about imaginary treaties while the Arab world is engulfed by a Sunni-Shia civil war
Why is a Jewish group dedicated to tolerance honoring a politician who has failed to support religious minorities?
Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith on the new Arab map
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
Saul Bellow was a complicated father to his three sons. In a new book, the eldest tries to parse his inheritance.
The show’s demise is a blow for musical theater—the art that incorporates virtually every other form of art
Video: Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo’s home reflects her mixed heritage—and wide-ranging spirituality
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
Molecular gastronomy finally takes off in Israel, drawing kosher foodies and experimental chefs alike
An Atlanta physician retires after building a network that treats Jewish patients from Ukraine to Ethiopia
Plus what’s Mubarak’s deal? and more in the news
Accused human trafficker doesn’t sound like a con man at all
Plus mumps, Salvadoran sex trafficking, and more in the news
How to talk to kids about death, in Haiti and at home
Cites Tropper revelations broken by Tablet
A Haiti-themed chain email
An email wonders: Is Richard Goldstone paying attention to Haiti relief efforts?
Plus the IDF to leave Haiti while Israel adopts orphans, and more
Plus Qaeda in Israel, the tefillin non-bomb, and more in the news
Plus expelled journo talks, Hamas’s change of heart, and more in the news
Plus the new senator on Israel, Haiti’s president, and more
Jewish residents of the island prove invaluable to relief operations
Hating Israel but loving peace, recalling Derrida, killing Jimmy Carter, and more
‘No one except the Israeli hospital has taken any of our patients’
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.