One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?
New novel ‘The Betrayers’ boldly places at its center the most famous refusenik and all he represents for Soviet Jewry
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
Film about his Hollywood movie empire debuted at 2014 Cannes Film Festival
In Hollywood’s twisted view of hardliners, lessons for our generals, diplomats, and politicians
Viewing Spielberg’s 1993 sci-fi classic through the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s lens
Woody Allen’s 1976 flick is the Jewish actor’s favorite romantic comedy
The prolific nonagenarian appeared in more than 90 films over 60 years
Marvin Hier puts two decades of documentary filmmaking to work—but for what cause?
New Bible-based storyline bound for the big screen
Darren Aronofsky credits Mrs. Fried with the idea for the film, cast her in it
Today on Tablet, Rachel Shukert takes on slavery in the movies
In his Arab-despot farce, Sacha Baron Cohen tries too hard to get under the skin of Arabs, Jews, and Americans
Michael Chabon may finally score a hit as a screenwriter for Disney’s new sci-fi flick John Carter. But will success in Hollywood ruin his fiction?
What makes a Jewish film? To open our 100 Greatest Jewish Films week, critics A.O. Scott and Jody Rosen talk about movies from Abie’s Irish Rose to Zelig.
Tablet Magazine’s ’100 Greatest Jewish Films’ premieres Monday
The women of the film, out of the corner, a generation later
‘Peep World,’ out next week, is sort of maybe worth your time
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.