The Continuing Mysteries of the Aleppo Codex

Developments in the saga of the missing perfect copy of the Hebrew Bible, whose future is still unknown

Should Jews Be Envious of Koreans?

A Philadelphia exhibit of 500 years of Korea’s Joseon dynasty poses questions about insular societies and art

Herod’s Edifice Complex

The great Judean builder and his outsized ego are the subject of a monumental Israel Museum exhibit

Questions About the Mishneh Torah Purchase

The prize piece in the Steinhardt Judaica collection doesn’t go to auction

Hasidism, in Living Color

Jerusalem’s Israel museum persuasively shows that Hasidism is not only, or even really, about religion

Mideast Antiques Roadshow

Upheaval in Egypt and Libya has led to widespread looting—and the plunder is being sold on the Israeli market

Event Horizon

Agenda: A month of Jewish film in New York, Shalom Auslander reads in Boston, Donna Karan shops, Susan Sontag is revived, and more

Today on Tablet

The Israel Museum’s makeover, and more

Elevated

The Israel Museum’s impressive $100 million renovation awkwardly attempts to redefine the Jewish world

Bound for Glory

The Israel Museum unveils a restored mahzor from 1331

Exquisite Objects

The diverse work of four Israeli jewelers

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