Meet the Kurds, a Historically Oppressed People Who Will Get Their Own State

While Hamas fires rockets, and ISIS beheads unbelievers, the Kurds build the second non-Arab state in the Middle East

Chicago Restaurant Offers Taste of Middle East

Jordan-born chef opens Masada, a nod to the desert fortress and his mom

Iraqi Insurgents Boast They’re Building an Arab Super-State

They’re hardly the first to try, or make this claim

Jordanian Boy Named Yitzhak Rabin to Join IDF

18-year-old granted Israeli citizenship after 16 years of residence in Israel

Israel, Palestinians, Jordan Sign Water Deal

Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?

Arguing for Israel’s Security First in Peace Talks

Before concessions on borders, Israel demands its safety be guaranteed

Could the Failure of the Oslo Process Doom Israel’s Friendship With Jordan?

With no good options on the horizon, Jerusalem and Amman are on a collision course over the Palestinian issue

Sundown: Collision Averted at Eilat Airport

Plus rent Spielberg’s house, Joan Rivers wants Bristol Palin’s life, and more

Why Jordan’s Stability Is So Important

Remembering King Hussein, who died on this day in 1999

President Obama to Visit Israel Next Month

He will also make a few stops elsewhere in the region

Jordan Pulls Israel Card to Deny Syrians Help

Apparently Syrian Palestinians can’t be absorbed by Jordan because of Israel

Sundown: Israel Meets With Jordan Over Syria

Plus Brian Schatz is Hawaii’s choice to replace Senator Inouye

How Jordan’s King Hangs On

The monarch studied the Arab Spring and created a savvy plan to quell demonstrators without mass violence

A Secret Jew in Jordan

In the Peace Corps, I hid my Jewish identity. But that didn’t prevent me from experiencing anti-Semitism.

Is It Equally Unsafe in Denmark and Jordan?

Two dispatches tell the same story for Jews and Israelis

Thank You!

Thank you for subscribing to the Tablet Magazine Daily Digest.
Please tell us about you.