A visit to Roubaix, home of alleged Jewish Museum killer Mehdi Nemmouche. Second of a five-part series on anti-Semitism in France.
Nicholas Kristof’s totally reasonable, utterly delusional recipe for peace
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
As a new bride-to-be, I can’t look away from tonight’s episode of the reality TV series starring Andi Dorfman
Tablet Original Fiction: a scientist chases a meteorite, and finds a message from God
The late Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum and his disciples’ interpretation of his decisions and actions during the Holocaust
Talmudic rabbis, like us, can only study the course of history for the elusive signs of God’s intentions
As Hershey’s pushes its new chocolate spread, longstanding Israeli brand Hashachar Ha’Oleh may finally boost its U.S. sales
Two neighboring wineries share more than family roots and lines of kosher products. They’re also both carbon-neutral.
The latest round of Grad rockets from Gaza paralyzed much of southern Israel for days. It’s hard to imagine what Iranian Shihab missiles might do.
On Barak, the Palestinians, non-proliferation, and politics
Israeli historian weighs in on Newt Gingrich’s ‘invented’ remark
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.
Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish created a poetry of martyrdom for his people—and a political coup for the idea of the nakba
Parts of the movement will likely discredit the whole
Plus West Bank riots, Occupy Judaism’s importance, and more
Hamas puts down protest following Syrian displacement of 10,000
Plus, Kristen Stewart’s dreidl, the Madoff divorce, and more
A Jewish democratic state by definition must have a Jewish majority. Political scientist Rebecca Steinfeld studies how Israel has from its earliest days sought to establish and maintain that majority.
Syrian regime has own use for ‘Nakba Day;’ 16 deaths reported
Plus great old photos of great old Jews, and more
In other news, someone should be fired for diplomatic malpractice
An IDF vet with ‘a great sense of discomfort about my own personal behavior’ when he patrolled the Occupied Territories now leads a group called Breaking the Silence dedicated to exposing the messy work of occupation
Israel and Jordan once worked together for peace. Now their alliance is collapsing, driven apart by the issue of refugee resettlement, and Jordan may be turning to Iran.
How far were Netanyahu and Abbas willing to go?
Clear goals and a ruthless enemy mean public opinion is with Israel—for now
Different countries use different approaches to curb hate speech
After employees said they didn’t get enough food after Ramadan fast ended
Max Steinberg, 24, and Nissim Sean Carmeli, 21, died during combat Sunday
Weapons found in a Gaza school last week were turned over to authorities: Hamas
18 IDF soldiers and hundreds of Palestinians killed during ground operation
The late actress and singer left her bold and brassy mark on show business
After violent protests against Israeli military action in Gaza target embassies
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority
Known for right-wing politics, Vladimir Jabotinsky left an equally critical literary legacy. Hillel Halkin looks at it all.