The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be 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
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 home, 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.
A haftorah of counting down and living it up
There’s linkage, too, between U.S. actions in Iraq and Afghanistan and Faisal Shahzad’s bombing attempt in Times Square
U.N. report author sentenced 28 blacks to death
The peace-processors sour, golden Goa, and more
Plus find out what The Skunk is, and more in the news
But Obama is more powerful than ever; and more in the news
When we were kids, I wanted to follow in my brother’s footsteps. Now, as adults, I’m reminded why.
Plus come back Sunday for the West Bank, and more in the news
Following the money to the Mossad
Plus more Dubai suspects, leave Bronner alone!, and more in the news
Plus Palestinian statehood en español et français, and more in the news
Should the Times yank him from the beat?
Plus Anne Frank banned and Gibson as Tricky Dick
An email wonders: Is Richard Goldstone paying attention to Haiti relief efforts?
Plus the IDF to leave Haiti while Israel adopts orphans, and more
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