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
Four staff members, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, killed
Plus Iran’s missiles, Jordanian intrigue, and more
Putative relative of Libyan leader bemoans his downfall (in verse)
Plus, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news
Plus, Sabra throwdown, seperation of shul and state, and more
Plus Rosenblatt’s jeremiad, Peres’s nonsense, and more
Plus Oscar winners to be deported, and more in the news
Israeli video mocking Qaddafi gains Arab fans
Plus Geller an official hater, and more in the news
Plus great old photos of great old Jews, and more
Plus Gaddafi the Jew, Reconstructionism goes mainstream, and more
When Israeli artist Rafram Chaddad visited Libya to document its once-thriving Jewish community, he was accused of espionage and put in jail. Now free, he tells of his five months in captivity.
A five-hour French biopic mythologizes 1970s terrorist Carlos the Jackal, who masterminded a glamorous and fetishized vision of senseless death and is still trying to shape his own image
Plus nukes for all, an ambivalent Egypt, and more
Is he commuting to U.N from Westchester?
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