Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins are embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
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
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
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our apartment, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
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.
There’s a generation gap coming in the Jewish Democratic political ranks
A sad moment for all of us
Plus Sherman v. Berman: a rumble of the Jews?
And Berman will have another chance at Sherman (Oaks)
Jews in the House are leaving in droves
Census casualties could include up to four Jewish congressmen
Plus politics Valley-style, a pro-Israel symposium, and more
Egypt’s politically expedient ban on the export of palm fronds has altered the lulav market in unexpected ways
Sherman and Berman vie for Sherman (Oaks)
Plus preparing for the worst in Lebanon, and more in the news
How the controversy has played in America
Rep. Berman speaks mind to Americans for Peace Now
Why nothing has happened and everybody has won
Plus debating Iran sanctions and Biden’s early new year.
Lobbying Congress for tougher sanctions on Iran
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