I Dream of Lansky: The Dead Jewish Mob King Rules Zachary Lazar’s Law-Bending Novel

At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’

Brooklyn BBQ Finds Its Way to Jaffa

At Pundak De-Luxe, all the food is locally sourced—even the pork

Leaked: The Rolling Stones’ Tel Aviv Playlist

A satirical set list for the Stones

Sex, Leave, and Videotape

Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home

As the Google Bus Sparks Class War in San Francisco, Tel Aviv Has a Plan: Vacate and Build

Residents in gentrifying areas will get units in luxury buildings. Activists say that won’t stop the cost of living from pushing them out.

Israel Foils Al-Qaida Plot Targeting U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv

Shin Bet reportedly arrested three men in connection with the ‘advanced’ plan

Tel Aviv Parties in Solidarity with Migrants

City-wide celebration of African culture to raise awareness of asylum seekers

Israel, Designed To Absorb Jewish Refugees, Now Struggles With African Migrant Wave

This week’s protests in Tel Aviv are the fruit of nearly a decade of government indecision about how to handle an influx of strangers

The Key to Bringing New Year’s Eve to Israel

Despite decades of opposition, there is hope yet for revelry: drunk Americans

In Tel Aviv, Israel’s ‘Sin City,’ an Unexpected Religious Revival Takes Root

Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together

Rihanna in Tel Aviv; Texas A&M’s Israel Campus

Plus Kerry says peace talks have intensified, and more in the news

In Tel Aviv’s Mayoral Elections, It’s the Left Versus the Far Left

Young, progressive voters are accusing liberal paragons like Gideon Levy of selling out. Will their split have national implications?

Iran Nuke Talks Scheduled; Animal Spy Detained

Plus Ronan Farrow gets his own MSNBC show, and more in the news

The Tumultuous Life and Nuanced Work of Israel’s Greatest Children’s Book Writer

After tragedy, Dvora Omer found flaws, beauty in the nation’s founding figures, turning them into literary heroes

Rouhani’s NYC Tweets; Tel Aviv’s Spotty Wi-Fi

Plus a decade of trying to halt Iran’s nuclear program, and more in the news

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