Local ultra-Orthodox rabbi calls the new outdoor offering an ‘abomination’
Tensions high in advance of Pope Francis’ visit to the Holy Land this weekend
The chefs who made Machneyuda into Jerusalem’s hottest ticket team up with British nightclub owners to open The Palomar
Months after Brandeis University cut ties with the school over a similar protest
Supreme court says secular movie megacomplex must rest on the seventh day
Yet another difficult internal and ancient debate that modern Jews are unlikely to resolve
Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home
Syrian-made rockets reportedly flown to Iran then shipped to Gaza
Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews rally against proposed new law
Dog droppings not picked up in Jerusalem will be tested, and owners fined
Jerusalem is a holy city for three major religions, so why should any earthly power claim sovereignty there?
In dissenting opinions, Talmudic rabbis propose and debate every detail of Sukkot’s booth and, in so doing, measure God
Touring the Holy City with the garbage collectors is a reminder that it’s also a place where people go about their day-to-day lives
The Council of Four Lands was the central body of Jewish autonomy in Poland for nearly two centuries. What went wrong?
Traffic jams, snowman, and a snow-covered Western Wall
Watch the snowfall in the Old City on “The Kotel Cam”
Thanks to the Internet, Jerusalem seems closer than ever—but thanks to her government’s policy, remains out of reach
In their faith, Talmudic rabbis kept contradictory thoughts, believing in both the reality of miracles and their unreliability
Originally the brainchild of an American Jew and an Arab Israeli, now a model for a small but growing educational trend
A dispatch from the Women of the Wall’s 25th anniversary prayer service
Introducing Rabbi David Wolpe’s new series on Jewish scholarship
My husband and I wanted kids. We just didn’t want them now. But the longer we delayed, the more we risked missing our chance.
The influential rabbi draws the country’s largest funeral crowd in history
After tragedy, Dvora Omer found flaws, beauty in the nation’s founding figures, turning them into literary heroes
Including 1,400-year-old jewelry and coins inscribed with shofar and menorah
City Hall clerk refused to register name of Israeli couple’s newborn
Daniel Estrin tries the city’s best cocktails—but they could use better names
Three distinctive bars in the Holy City showcase local ingredients and characters. Just don’t call the bartenders ‘mixologists.’
U.S. Court invalidates law making ‘Jerusalem, Israel’ a valid place of birth
Can the mayor hold on in the next elections and continue his drive to pull the ancient city into the 21st century?