Don’t call yourselves progressives if you put up with religiously zealous, violent maniacs like Hamas
AIPAC, the so-called Jewish Lobby, has no influence in the White House and is scared to speak out
A new book shows how Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky was the ancestor of the Jews who now serve in the hate-Israel movement
What happened when Kenneth Fearing’s Communist sympathies came up against his ideas about art?
Now that you know the novelist’s incestuous secrets, is his newly reissued ‘Mercy of a Rude Stream’ quartet worth reading or not?
With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius
Roman Jews have had a long love affair with tomatoes. This recipe for oven-browned ‘pomodori a mezzo’ will show you why.
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
The myriad problems with and underlying logic for reconciliation
ICG’s Nathan Thrall talks to Tablet Magazine
Will reconciliation doom or help the statehood cause?
And how it could prompt real concessions from Israel and the U.S.
In a massively tense situation, something will have to give
Unattributed attack wounds dozens, kills one
Faced with upheaval across the Middle East, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called elections for September. But it’s unclear who might run to succeed him, if the aging leader really does step down.
Attack prompts Israeli outrage, muted Palestinian response
Embattled PM plans his next move; not clear what that’ll be
Plus Libya fallout, Ian McEwan, and more
Plus P.A. upheaval, Iran redux?, and more in the news
Plus new Iran talks start, and more in the news
Will anti-settlement sentiment prove a tipping point?
Two former high-ranking Israeli officers come to Washington on a misguided mission to promote peace
The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim
Rediscovering the relevance of a Streisand classic
The author of Tablet’s ‘France’s Toxic Hate’ series discusses his background
Netanyahu vows to press on until tunnel threat eliminated
On August 2, 1944, Nazis liquidated the concentration camp’s Gypsy section
Three reasons it has difficulty facing up to anti-Jewish hate
Celebrated author and Yiddish scion passes away at 103
NPR anchor passes away at 68
Getting to the bottom of what the war in Gaza is about
‘Snapshot’ highlights traces of the city’s past using Polaroid-style frames
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
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