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 cooking with Cel-Ray soda
The novelist’s work regularly foreshadows actual events. In his latest book, the action finally shifts to Israel.
New graphic novels by Harvey Pekar and Guy Delisle illustrate different takes on the Israeli-Palestinian mess
Porn and bibles: A lesson for MK Michael Ben Ari
The highly influential rabbi and power broker was mentored by Rav Kook
Iran, Argentina, an Israeli response and more
Analyzing the break-ups
A Jewish-themed anti-abortion monument grows in Kansas
A new school in Ariel is funded by the state, even though it doesn’t fall under Israeli jurisdiction
What summer camp with Hamas looks like
New report finds tilt even as both sides make their cases—to everyone
At least until the U.S. presidential election, Netanyahu won’t risk angering Obama
As a 16-year-old Israeli, I loved The Wall. At Yankee Stadium last week, I saw its moral failure.
Yitzhak Shamir, who died Saturday, was maligned for his politics. But his bitter realism was prescient.
Israel was founded on the belief that refugees deserve a safe haven. Does that apply to Jews only?
‘Schindler’s List’ is a story of redemption—for both the film’s protagonist and its director
And why reporters won’t talk about it
Synagogue and Jewish cars defaced with ‘Hamas’ graffiti
We decided to start sleep training my son, and then the war broke out
Hopes for a ceasefire quashed by renewed hostilities
Chabad crashes Comic-Con
New York, NYRB and Andrew Sullivan promulgate problematic claim
Nalan Al Sarraj describes the devastation on the ground
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
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