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Be Happy

We’re commanded to be happy on Purim, and it turns out the acts required for proper observance—from donning costumes to celebrating with others—provide useful tricks for brightening moods year round

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Unabsorbed

Late last year Israel accepted what’s set to be the final wave of Ethiopian immigrants. But the country is still struggling to integrate the 120,000 who’ve arrived over the past three decades.

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Evil Inclination

In Jerusalem, Jerusalem, James Carroll uses the city as a metaphor for the human tendency to combine religion with violence

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Natalie and Me

In 2004, Natalie Portman—likely to win a Best Actress Oscar for Black Swan this weekend—spent a year at Hebrew University. So did I, and it’s her fault I started smoking.

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Leak Shows Huge, Secret Jerusalem Concessions

Israel rejected big offer; news is bad P.R. for P.A.

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Haredization

In Israel, gentrification is about religion, not class

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Facts on the Ground

A Columbia professor tours East Jerusalem, where national histories clash, converge, and intertwine

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Tagged

In Israel, graffiti tells all sides of the story

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Q&A: Maen Rashid Areikat

The Palestinian ambassador to Washington sees a role for the American Jewish community in creating a Palestinian state

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Master Builder

With his U.S. Institute of Peace set to open in Washington, Israeli-born Moshe Safdie takes his place among the world’s leading architects

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Travelin’ Men

The latest ‘Text/Context’

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Making History

Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive

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‘V’ Is for Victory

The odyssey of Jack Tytell: An intimate look at the accused Jewish killer

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Sundown: Boat Bound for Gaza

Plus Zuckerman the speechwriter, and more

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Weather App Divides Jerusalem

But which side has better weather?

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New Wave

French Jews making aliyah go from one conflict zone to another

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Jordan Rules

Amman’s ambassador to Washington talks about the possibilities for Middle East peace

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Good Samaritans

Israel’s smallest religious minority offers Jews a glimpse of what might have been

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Today on Tablet

Jerusalem, forever anything? and more

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O Jerusalem

Does Israel’s capital—with its large, activist, and growing ultra-Orthodox population—fairly represent Israel?

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Sundown: Goldstone Responds

Plus leave Chomsky alone! and more

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‘Yerushalayim Shel Zahav’ Today

And the song’s Yehuda Halevi connection

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Song Cycle

The many lives of ‘Jerusalem of Gold,’ an Israeli anthem

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Sundown: Unkosher Jews and a Kosher Christian

Plus one gate opens and another closes in Jerusalem

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Sundown: Pop Goes the Agitprop

Plus Obama’s champions and apologists, and more

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2, 4, 6, 8, Who Do Orthos and Feminists All Hate?

Cheerleaders! Too bad, says Israel’s basketball league.

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Wiesel Sparks Feud Between Living and Dead

With newspaper ad espousing reverance for Jerusalem

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Son of NYT’s Israel Reporter Is in the IDF

Should the Times yank him from the beat?

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Gehry Speaks Out on Canceled Museum Project

Contradicting Tablet, he says move is not political

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Prodigal Son

A look at Guma Aguiar, who with his uncle bankrolled a New York rabbi trying to control the standards for conversion to Judaism

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