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
The much-deplored ‘escape of the brains’ has actually brought closer ties with Silicon Valley, India, and even Taiwan
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
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.
To the Talmudic rabbis, a miracle is more plausible than the notion that their sources were incorrect
What happens after the step backward from direct peace talks
Plus Madoff suicide, Iran concerns, and more in the news
Plus Assange accuser in the West Bank, and more
Why the carrots are really sticks
Plus Hezbollah resists U.N. tribunal, and more in the news
But not in the go-through-the-U.N. way
Plus a murky West Bank killing, and more in the news
Plus Sinai a hotspot, and more in the news
World Without Nazism is a Kremlin-flavored Anti-Defamation League for the post-Soviet realm—but is it good for Jews?
Plus the kosher donkey, and more
Plus U.S. tries to open Syrian front, and more in the news
Plus which side will fold first, and more in the news
Hope springs eternal, but could it be for real this time?
Even as Hamas tries to sabotage talks
What they’ll talk about when they talk about peace
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