A new genre of journalism brings up the good, the bad, and the ugly of liberal soul-searching
Don’t call yourselves progressives if you put up with religiously zealous, violent maniacs like Hamas
AIPAC, the so-called Jewish Lobby, has no influence in the White House and is scared to speak out
Art-world pervert flaunts mirrored balloons, oodles of cash at the Whitney
What happened when Kenneth Fearing’s Communist sympathies came up against his ideas about art?
Now that you know the novelist’s incestuous secrets, is his newly reissued ‘Mercy of a Rude Stream’ quartet worth reading or not?
Brian Schwadron studied with indigenous healers around the world. Now he’s using what he learned to create wedding banquets.
Roman Jews have had a long love affair with tomatoes. This recipe for oven-browned ‘pomodori a mezzo’ will show you why.
For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.
Barring a late breakthrough, Kerry to return to U.S. after failed peace push
Ranked Tier 1 country for complying with U.S. guidelines, up from a Tier 3
Former U.S. senator named a special representative to Great Lakes Region
Plus Kerry delays Israel trip, Hasidim for Bikes in Williamsburg, and more
Nothing’s changed, nothing looks to change
The world cries ‘fowl’ about his culinarily curious choice of grub
Israel takes another small step toward Haredi conscription
The secretary of state prattles about imaginary treaties while the Arab world is engulfed by a Sunni-Shia civil war
Plus Assad talks tough and a Jewish Holocaust avenger tells his story
Putting ourselves in political, moral, and now actual lockdown is more threatening than Islamic terrorism
President addresses Boston memorial, anti-Semites push conspiracy theories
But here’s Cynthia Ozick on the Belieber question
On his first trip abroad, the new secretary of state criticized Erdogan’s comments about Israel. It’s about time.
Plus Ambassador Oren’s close link to the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane
Former New York City mayor Ed Koch, who died today, spoke to Tablet in 2011 about politics and Judaism
More of the shallowest, least thoughtful commentators of the week
‘Every two minutes, we hear a bombardment’
Kills two in surprise attack Friday morning
Rediscovering the relevance of a Streisand classic
The author of Tablet’s ‘France’s Toxic Hate’ series discusses his background
Netanyahu vows to press on until tunnel threat eliminated
On August 2, 1944, Nazis liquidated the concentration camp’s Gypsy section
Three reasons it has difficulty facing up to anti-Jewish hate
Celebrated author and Yiddish scion passes away at 103
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
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