‘You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes’
A week visiting my family in Israel
Shmuley Boteach—rabbi, sexpert, Michael Jackson pal—has led many lives. But none of them can obliterate his past.
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
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
I don’t talk like my fellow Torontonians because I was raised inside the ‘Bathurst Bubble,’ the city’s Jewish community
It wasn’t as big as Batman, but ‘Mendy and the Golem’ gave Jewish kids a taste of pop culture—with a rabbinical seal of approval
Video: A portrait of Menachem Froman, the peerless Gush Emunim leader who sought ties with Palestinians
A new study funded by the U.S. undercuts the notion that Palestinian schools incite violence against Israel
Plus more fuel for the theory that Adolf Hitler escaped Berlin for Argentina
The school aims to promote a moderate vision of Islam, but it faces deep skepticism from Jews and Muslims
Is it actually the “death knell” for the two-state solution?
In Sweden, a respected magazine is reviving the canard that the IDF plundered the organs of Palestinians
Plus Jerry Finkelstein, icon of New York high society and politics, dies at 96
Palestinian leader takes two steps forward on right of return, two steps back
This says more about us than it does about him
Because of the existence of Israelis
What the pro-Palestinian activist—whose death was just ruled an accident—shared with Lawrence of Arabia
Palestinians in the diaspora are thriving, so what exactly is preventing success in the West Bank and Gaza?
The GOP candidate was deemed ‘racist’ for calling Israeli culture superior. Albert Einstein said it too.
Sunday marks the anniversary of the 1946 attack on the British. My 91-year-old grandfather helped carry it out.
Chabad crashes Comic-Con
New York, NYRB and Andrew Sullivan promulgate problematic claim
Nalan Al Sarraj describes the devastation on the ground
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
The Shallowest, Least Thoughtful Commentators of the Week
An excerpt from I Thought I Meant More to You Than That, by Cynthia Orgel
Rips into Hamas, Selena Gomez
After seven years in Portland, departing with a mix of sadness and hope
We’re hiring two paid, part-time editorial interns
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