In 2011, Tel Aviv’s Daphni Leef helped ignite the J14 movement for social change. She looks back at what went wrong.
Members of the Kurdish religious sect are under siege in Iraq. Who are they? What do they believe? And what is to be done?
While Hamas fires rockets, and ISIS beheads unbelievers, the Kurds build the second non-Arab state in the Middle East
Is Jewish rebellion really a form of submission? Two new novels and one political critic examine apostasy.
To Peter Himmelman, fame was no match for observance, and the music just got better
Historian Alon Confino traces a source of today’s global anti-Semitism to the ethical revolution triggered by Kristallnacht
They focus on fairness, community, and social justice—rather than profit. And some of the food is pretty good, too.
In his Jaffa café, London native Danny Phillips hopes that savory, sweet, and vegan pastries can bring Arabs and Jews together
There were a lot of little reasons I was unhappy. But ultimately, I realized I didn’t need to belong to a temple to feel Jewish.
Pitt to direct a movie about the technology giant’s role in the Holocaust
Plus Mass. rabbis and Jewish organizations weigh in on assisted suicide
A busy week in Holocaust misappropriation
Paris marks its liberation, pays tribute to deported Jews
A farming town hid a Jewish-born teacher during the Holocaust. I went to dig up what it had buried.
Danilo Kiš’s fiction, newly translated, mined the Shoah with a Borgesian sense of mystery
The Yale historian explains his masterwork and its transnational narrative of the Holocaust
On Anna Breslaw, survivors, and Tablet
How the cancer victim at the center of the AMC series justifies my skepticism of Holocaust survivors
Reparations for 80,000 more Holocaust victims from former Soviet bloc
The Fan Who Knew Too Much collects Anthony Heilbut’s essays on politics, culture, and gospel music
Anti-Semitic graffiti in Hasidic Brooklyn excites the media, but many residents—old and young—shrug
A yellowed photo hidden with an heirloom watch led me to discover a prewar life I never knew existed
In a strange new Kindle Single, Heaven and Mel, Joe Eszterhas again recounts the unmaking of a Maccabee epic
Internet parodies of the Fuhrer, including a new blog, weaken our memory of the Holocaust—and that’s good
Controversial reality show patriarch and preacher son headlining annual event
Max Liebermann painting part of massive Munich trove discovered in 2012
Cantor Lee Schwartz kicks it way, way old school
During demonstration in St. Louis sparked by fatal police shooting of teen
Gaza health officials report two children injured in retaliatory Israeli air strikes
At 80, the prophet is still busy at work
Tova Weinberg says she’s introduced 250 now-married couples
In case the Israel boycott advocates weren’t in the mood to differentiate
The hit Israel radio show launches its new American version on Tablet
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury
After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet
From the Archive: With a women’s-only gig at Arlene’s Grocery in New York this week, Bulletproof Stockings hits the bigger time