In search of an Old City street-ball legend whose hoop dreams were as knotted as the Holy Land
The great Judean builder and his outsized ego are the subject of a monumental Israel Museum exhibit
In calling for desegregation of the Kotel, the modern movement is actually reviving 19th-century traditions
From the archive: Daniel Estrin’s 2012 report—which just won a prestigious award—on Jerusalem’s light rail
‘Taken for a Ride in Jerusalem’ wins the Digital Audio accolade
While my friends interned on Capitol Hill, I learned to shoot an M-16 and ate kosher Spam in the Israeli army
By failing to name a street after the controversial philosopher, the city of Jerusalem proved he was right
The American-born Jewish terrorist gets two life sentences
Two exhibits ask whether eruvs speak to our essential beings or just replicate the conditions of our wanderings
The Jewish Agency chief promises that no arrests will be made
Plus a surprising video from the ADL
We’ll know in a few minutes
Forced to become kosher, Restobar chooses death
Plus the meaning of the Yair Lapid/Naftali Bennett alliance
The comedian’s sister’s protest of gender inequality at the Western Wall makes a case for holiness, not against
Tablet’s resident Israeli: Eh, happens all the time
As the Knesset debates conscription for Haredim, some teens are already leaving their community to serve
What happens when an Israeli and a Palestinian, separated by checkpoints, meet and fall for each other
A writer’s plea goes up in smoke
A new study funded by the U.S. undercuts the notion that Palestinian schools incite violence against Israel
My beloved Beitar Jerusalem has some racist fans. Instead of abandoning the team, we should take it back.
A vote to officially allow English at the Jerusalem institution is part of a longer history of Zionist concessions
In most places, the No Pants Subway Ride is just a prank. How’d it go over in a city that prizes modesty?
Plus snow blankets Jerusalem and much of Israel
Plus Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62
Plus Syrian police chief defects as post-Assad era looms
Plus the Women of the Wall return
Is it actually the “death knell” for the two-state solution?
Parents in a tight-knit neighborhood believe a pedophile ring is terrorizing children. What if it doesn’t exist?
World leaders visit Israel, West Bank, and Egypt in effort to forge ceasefire