A new genre of journalism brings up the good, the bad, and the ugly of liberal soul-searching
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
Art-world pervert flaunts mirrored balloons, oodles of cash at the Whitney
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?
Brian Schwadron studied with indigenous healers around the world. Now he’s using what he learned to create wedding banquets.
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.
Plus a fascinating look inside Syria
Which is something Israel should probably welcome
In face of horrors and condemnations, engagement still continues
Obama’s unsuccessful foreign policy in the Mideast is based not on idealism or realpolitik but anti-colonialism, a legacy of the collapse of the European empires
Delta’s deal with Saudi Arabian Airlines brings inconvenient truths to light
Plus Obama ditches Weiner, and more in the news
What Obama’s reactions to the Arab upheavals are really about
Plus Rosenblatt’s jeremiad, Peres’s nonsense, and more
Plus the region-shaking, U.S. politicking, Moussa, and more
Plus a few minor things that happened, and more
When the Western press gives credence to anti-Israel propaganda, as it did in recent reports about a Palestinian woman killed by Israeli tear gas, it’s Arabs who are hurt most
They have ways of making you brawck
And we have the proof!
Today on Tablet
The leaked State Department cables reveal the diplomatic seduction that defines relationships in the Middle East
Faring better than Europe, but with clouds on the horizon
Says Legendary Photojournalist Tyler Hicks is Bad at His Job
More of the shallowest, least thoughtful commentators of the week
‘Every two minutes, we hear a bombardment’
Kills two in surprise attack Friday morning
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
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