A new book shows how Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky was the ancestor of the Jews who now serve in the hate-Israel movement
How did Mohamed Merah happen? In the third of a five-part series on anti-Semitism in France, the roots of the Toulouse gunman.
‘You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes’
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
For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.
Antic embellishments, like Esther being good in bed, help Talmudic rabbis to more fully explicate the text’s divine meaning
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
Plus Rabbi Shmuley Boteach gets a huge Adelson boost
Plus a mysterious death in Paris
Jodi Rudoren makes a pretty big gaffe
Plus a settler leader gets profiled by the Times
Why the future of American Judaism as we know it depends on the survival of the Jewish state
Shimon Peres angers officials by saying Israel shouldn’t go it alone
Teaching Israelis and Palestinians to ride longboards, I saw the power of the sport to bring kids together
Israel’s main library remains underfunded and short on staff, even as neighboring cultural institutions thrive
Half-Jewish rocker to make an extended first stay
Soldiers and women continue to face discrimination
New pro-Israel ad on San Francisco buses sends wrong message
Plus, an update on Hungary’s favorite alleged Nazi war criminal
But does the punishment fit the crime?
+972 Magazine strikes up an unlikely conversation
Also, Yom Kippur ultimatum to U.S. for commit to Iran strike?
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