Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins are embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
By building a new center-left coalition, Labor’s new leader has an opportunity to play kingmaker and restore his party’s influence
A new book chronicles the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem, who left Chicago four decades ago and never looked back
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Tablet Original Fiction: For Alexander Gruen, there are no real Jews left in the world, only holes—and fire
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our apartment, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
The whole idea of a ritual bath seemed foreign and too religious. But now it’s a warm reminder of the moment I became a Jew.
The Talmud tells parents to teach our kids to swim. The Olympic champ and reality TV star makes that easier.
Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports
When did the Queen of England, star of the Olympic opening ceremony, become a Jewish grandmother?
Forget the Olympics and going for the gold. Books about baseball show kids why it’s OK—even good—not to win.
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Jews shouldn’t be satisfied by an impromptu Munich commemoration
How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972
The sportscaster to critique the IOC for its ‘baffling’ decision on-air
To better promote our interests, Jews should take a page from the International Olympic Committee
In praise of this great Jewish competitor
Israeli diplomat hails pledge of ‘personal’ memorial for 11 Israeli athletes
The IOC refuses to commemorate Munich’s 40th anniversary
From Hunger Games to the London Olympics, archery—a Lag B’Omer tradition and great girl-power sport—is hot
Plus, long live @Mayor Emanuel!
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past
‘Saffron Rice and Cranberry Sauce’ is one of eight stories in a theater production based on Persian Jewish women’s lives