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 the full broadcast from Ed Koch’s funeral
An intense morning for the defense secretary nominee
Plus, is Israel retaliating for the UN vote?
Joe rides the Shabbat elevator with McCain, tells a bad joke
Conservatives, Senate accuse White House; White House accuses NYT
A vocal majority of evangelical Christians are zealous supporters of Israel. But a growing movement seeks to align them with the Palestinian cause.
Plus Paul’s turn on Jerusalem, the Marvin Miller baseball card, and more
Russ Feingold publishes book, joins Obama campaign
A review of 175 major Jewish Republican donors shows that many who gave in the 2008 primary have yet to pony up for a GOP candidate. Why the wait?
Florida’s Falics have provided half of Bibi’s donations
As race heads to New Hampshire, who could still make some noise?
The Jewish state’s strongest supporters (and leader) don’t want it politicized
Plus hip prayer shawls, McCain calls for Pollard’s release, and more
Kyl’s retirement would have meant an opening for Giffords
Rating the candidates’ chances
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