Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
The problem with our politics isn’t the collapse of left or right; it’s our inability to think rigorously about the challenges we face
Jack Balkin, Richard Primus, Randy Barnett, and Eugene Kontorovich talk about how Judaism influences their work
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Every year, we sweep away crumbs from our cabinets. But we’re often afraid to sweep away stuff we’d be better off without.
Jewish communities across the globe see protests, vitriolic chants
Former PM, current Defense Minister to retire from political life
Plus a possible detente with Turkey and Israel?
Israelis are pessimistic, Iranians were involved
Obama’s support for Israel holds firm during Pillar of Defense
Is it true and will it hold?
The Tablet contributor talks Gaza and war
A double standard between Israel and Gaza, Israel and the world
21 injured in attack; Fatah’s West Bank al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade claims responsibility
A ceasefire may be imminent, but the fallout is just beginning. What’s next for Iran, Egypt, and the U.S.
Violence continues through Tuesday evening as Clinton arrives
Irony alert from Jerusalem
Things are heating up, not cooling off
Israel’s Saturday Night Live interrupted by sirens while rehearsing war satire skit
Yosef Fartuk was killed in a mortar attack earlier today
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.