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
A Pennsylvania rabbi, backed by a local imam, engages in a battle for full control over religious burials
Why a quarter of a million people turned out to mourn Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv
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When Israelis and Palestinians choose politics over music, they’re guilty of the gravest offense in the Torah: acting like Amalek
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, Jewish law, and the principle of binding precedent
How to reconcile religious prohibitions on autopsies with the need to determine a cause of death
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Decrees halachic authority
What if the head of Hamburg’s Jewish community wasn’t actually Jewish?
But not to find out if they’re beautiful, rabbi decrees
How a Toronto shul grappled with gay marriage
Washington Heights barber advertises $12 haircuts for Jewish customers
Historians explain the man of the moment in Ukraine
After a year-long hiatus, the Holy Land’s fashion festival begins this weekend
How a 17-year-old New York Times-published puzzler is changing the game
Just months after Myslowice residents restored the town’s Jewish cemetery
The prime minister leads journalist Peter Greenberg through the Holy Land
Syrian-made rockets reportedly flown to Iran then shipped to Gaza
Collection of 500,000 documents will be made available to the public
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.