‘You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes’
A week visiting my family in Israel
Shmuley Boteach—rabbi, sexpert, Michael Jackson pal—has led many lives. But none of them can obliterate his past.
With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius
Tablet Original Fiction: Angela loves Paul loves Claire loves Adam loves Angela
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
I don’t talk like my fellow Torontonians because I was raised inside the ‘Bathurst Bubble,’ the city’s Jewish community
It wasn’t as big as Batman, but ‘Mendy and the Golem’ gave Jewish kids a taste of pop culture—with a rabbinical seal of approval
The president says he’s got Israel’s back regarding Iran. So, why hasn’t the White House readied the American public for a possible military strike?
Plus Romney gains Jewish support, Farrakhan blames the Jews, and more
Hamas likely uninvolved in ongoing clash; one rocket hits empty school
A writer born in the capital of Holocaust denial tours the Jewish state as the cold war between Iran and Israel is about to get hot
If Israel decides to carry out a strike against Iran, the desert town of Dimona could be a likely target for retaliation. Are its residents worried?
The world’s largest democracy is now the second-largest purchaser of Iranian crude. Why is the West standing by as India exploits sanctions?
Hamas finally comes out against the Assad regime, its longtime patron, striking a major blow against Iran’s bid for Shia regional dominance
Better know a new Israeli ally
The Iranian film beat the Israeli film and the Polish Holocaust film
The transitive principle comes to geopolitics
The White House has put the squeeze on Iran with a serious sanctions regime in the past few months. But for Israel, it may be too little, too late.
Plus Adnan to be released, marching in Damascus, and more in the news
Smuggled into Syria, a reporter finds that the Free Syrian Army lacks leadership but is fiercely united against Bashar al-Assad and Iran
Plus tragic accident in West Bank kills 10 Palestinians, and more in the news
Plus Mormon baptisms of dead Jews, and more
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority