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On Display in Tel Aviv, the Art of Secular Judaism

New exhibit showcases artistic depictions of various forms of Jewish study

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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’

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Brooklyn BBQ Finds Its Way to Jaffa

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

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Leaked: The Rolling Stones’ Tel Aviv Playlist

A satirical set list for the Stones

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Sex, Leave, and Videotape

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

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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.

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

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

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Tel Aviv Parties in Solidarity with Migrants

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

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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

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The Key to Bringing New Year’s Eve to Israel

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

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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

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

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

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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?

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Iran Nuke Talks Scheduled; Animal Spy Detained

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

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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

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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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Tel Aviv’s Central Bus Station, 20 Years Later

The much-maligned complex was designed to be an architectural triumph

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‘Homeland’ Ditches Israel; Poet Levine Wins Big

Plus Sacha Baron Cohen’s Yom Kippur service, and more in the news

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On the Edge of Our City

A Holocaust survivor wrestles with the angel of history on the beach in Tel Aviv

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Iron Dome Deployed in Tel Aviv

First time the system has been readied for possible attack from Israel’s north

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Israel-League Basketball Legend Kenny ‘The Wizard’ Williams Is in a Sea of Trouble

Where in the world is the American prep-school sensation who played for the NBA’s Indiana Pacers in the 1990s?

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Tel Aviv Hotspot Serving Pork in Beef Dishes?

Lawsuit alleges popular Asian-fusion restaurant Zepra misled customers

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Tel Aviv’s Annual White Night Festival Tonight

The all-night event features concerts, symposiums, and parties across the city

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Israel Gets First Louis Vuitton Store

Brand opens flagship store in Tel Aviv’s upscale Ramat Aviv mall

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Raider of the Lost Arak

Yair Lapid taxes cheap booze in Israel, mayhem ensues

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Daybreak: Billboard Calls Out Brooklyn Yeshivas

Plus Tel Aviv’s pride parade, escape tunnels found at Sobibor, and more

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Before the Revolution Explores the Sheltered Fantasy Lives Led by Israelis in Iran

Dan Shadur talks about his new documentary about life under the Shah, and his parents’ golden years in Tehran

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The Rock Star’s Guide to Eating, Praying, and Loving in the High Security State of Israel

Why Justin Bieber, Elton John, Madonna, and, yes, Alicia Keys, love to play Tel Aviv—and why Israel loves them back

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The Great Baby Divide

I knew my friends weren’t keen on kids. Then I found out that they didn’t much care for parents, either.

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The Israeli Wagner

Playwright Joshua Sobol brings the composer to life on the Vienna stage but can’t bring him home to Tel Aviv