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 China anti-sanctions, U.K. acts on war crimes, and more in the news
Plus a heist wife, Israel’s size does’t matter, and more
Plus oh hi Farrakhan, ‘Brooklyn Shore,’ and more in the news
Figure much higher than at the height of Oslo Accords
Plus not-free speech, Silver Jew, and more
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
And tonight, the ‘Schindler’s List’ theme. Kidding?
What a democratic revolution in Iran would mean for the Islamic Republic’s relationship with Israel
Plus Foreman fight clear for the Bronx, ballet in Brooklyn, and more
Being polite to telemarketers can land you in the grave
Did Mossad kill Hamas’s main weapons man?
Converting the world in its own language?
Plus Firth plays Stern, Ayalon goes after J Street, and more
Plus skirmish over Lebanon, Palestinian sex scandal, and more in the news
A Spanish leftist speaks out for Israel—and she’s not even Jewish
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
The Shallowest, Least Thoughtful Commentators of the Week
An excerpt from I Thought I Meant More to You Than That, by Cynthia Orgel
Rips into Hamas, Selena Gomez
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