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
As a 16-year-old Israeli, I loved The Wall. At Yankee Stadium last week, I saw its moral failure.
Plus the Etan Patz confession, and more in the news
Plus Obama may go into his own specifics, and more in the news
Abdullah visits D.C., helps P.A. to bolster own authority
Plus the Muslim Brotherhood plays ball, and more in the news
Recasting the conflict as a romantic comedy
New Middle East makes Amman a new center of gravity
U.S. halted millions post-U.N.; Israel would now ‘welcome’ renewal
Why Ankara might be the next stop for Abbas and Meshal
Plus it’s Britain’s Iranian embassy’s turn to be stormed, and more in the news
Critics of Israel say the state touts its gay-rights record only to conceal its oppression of Palestinians. They call it pinkwashing. That’s nonsense.
Plus new Iran sanctions, the king of Jordan’s trip, and more in the news
P.A. moves will also prompt withholding of crucial aid
Palestinian prime minister admits time is far from ripe for more talks
Plus the crisis moves toward Syria, and more in the news
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