Why ‘Islamophobia’ in Europe cannot be equated with anti-Semitism, either in nature or degree
With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel
A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters
From Black Rock City to the Negev Desert, the sandy camping trip comes to the Middle East
Karl Stern, Canadian psychiatrist and writer, was in his day a famous Catholic convert. Why has he been forgotten?
In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.
Jewish grandma Isadora Alman pioneered the American sex-advice column, then found her work obsolete.
Talmudic rabbis debate professional eulogizers, trying to strike a balance between the holy and the mundane
Showing my teenage daughter around the city, I realized that each generation remembers—and forgets—its own Jerusalem
Admired or reviled—but never ignored—how has Peter Beinart created a firestorm with well-worn ideas about Israel and American Jews?
Plus the Jews of 1600 Pennsylvania, and more
Oren slams call; J Street’s Ben-Ami praises analysis, differs on prescription
Website’s right-wing alternative doesn’t want you to know who runs it
Zion Square will prominently include a one-state voice
‘Zion Square’ touts Israeli, Palestinian, U.S. perspectives on the Mideast
New Jerusalem bureau chief talks to Tablet
Plus, sardines are kosher, Mayim Bialik is quirky, and more
Plus how Jews vote, R.I.P. H&H, and more
Think-tanker Haim Malka calls for less military aid, for Israel’s good
Dispatch from the corner of 92nd and J
J Street, Beinart draw a crowd for ‘Day of Action’
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
Plus Rivers crosses Palin and lives to tell about it, and more
Jacob struggles with the angel in this week’s parasha. As a new book about an Armenian family’s history shows, we must do the same.
81-year-old comedian reportedly stopped breathing during throat surgery
Digitized archive features iconic images of pre-war Jewish life in Europe
Rabbi and his wife killed during 2008 rampage that left more than 150 dead
It’s called ‘Home,’ and its release is extremely well-timed
After 50 days of fighting, Israel and Hamas agree to Egypt-mediated truce
Aaron Sofer, 23, was last seen hiking in the Jerusalem Forest
Blue and white-striped pajama shirt supposedly inspired by Western movies
Flooded by information requests, D.C. museum researchers scour the archives
Britain’s Jews cope with anti-Semitic backlash triggered by Gaza operation
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury
After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet