But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Residents in gentrifying areas will get units in luxury buildings. Activists say that won’t stop the cost of living from pushing them out.
Jews in Kiev say the protests were about democracy; others in Odessa believe the Maidan was full of Nazis. Now what?
Somehow, the mangling of the Broadway actress’s name may be the best thing to happen to her underappreciated career
Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home
The new TV show, starring two young Jewish women, may be as culturally significant as Lenny Bruce or Joey Ramone
I pray with angry, damaged, and difficult men. I stay because they’re like my brothers. And because sometimes they change.
Video: Of course you love your grandmother’s matzo-ball soup. But try this recipe if you prefer something with a bit of a kick.
The Talmud describes rabbis who were not just judges and legal analysts, but magicians as well
How Dan Senor became the GOP candidate’s key emissary to Israel’s intelligentsia and the Washington policy scene
Dani Dayan makes noise we’ll be hearing about all day
Also Israelis scramble for gas masks as Syria destabilizes
On my list of worries this Tisha B’Av: Iran, Egypt—and the ugly ways we Jews talk to one another
Report claims Palestinian economy incapable of supporting a state
Shocking news of Sheldon Adelson’s support for Republicans
Plus Sacha Baron Cohen flip flops on Shimon Peres
The fall of Assad’s pro-Iranian regime is a net gain for the U.S., even if what replaces it isn’t a reliable ally
Plus Mindy Meyer scores a major endorsement
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Israel and Iran to be housed at opposite ends of the Olympic Village
Plus Romney joins call for moment of silence at the Olympics
Plus one of the best Times wedding vows article yet
A solution for the oft-bombed gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt
The former Smiths star wraps himself in the degel in Tel Aviv
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice
Evolving Jewish culture—and doctors’ orders—dealt a blow to South Florida’s delicatessens. But they’re making a comeback.