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
What is the Palestinian prime minister driving at?
Why the carrots are really sticks
Plus the Moses Herzog of terrorists, and more in the news
The Palestinian ambassador to Washington sees a role for the American Jewish community in creating a Palestinian state
Plus a contemporary cause on ancient walls, and more in the news
Israel’s controversial new oath of allegiance reflects the reality of sectarian politics in the Middle East
Plus Palestinian studies at Columbia, and more
But who is a Jew? A morning with Danny Ayalon
Plus Peres and Barak paint the town red, and more
Salam Fayyad, the West’s favorite Palestinian
Fayyad’s police, playing on Kol Nidre, and more
Sending you off with extra material
Why Iran fears the peace process
Hope springs eternal, but could it be for real this time?
Where the problematic ‘Fayyad Plan’ fits
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