Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
By building a new center-left coalition, Labor’s new leader has an opportunity to play kingmaker and restore his party’s influence
A new book chronicles the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem, who left Chicago four decades ago and never looked back
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Tablet Original Fiction: For Alexander Gruen, there are no real Jews left in the world, only holes—and fire
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
The whole idea of a ritual bath seemed foreign and too religious. But now it’s a warm reminder of the moment I became a Jew.
Jews have always had a special connection to magazines, and it’s Jews—like Sidney Harman, new owner of Newsweek—who will reinvent them
A haftorah of dreams and delusions
How a vintage Israeli pop song became an international summer camp sensation
Plus PR amateur hour, and more
Conservative impresario prepares a Mideast site
Who will make The New Yorker’s under-40 cut?
On the Golan, Hamas, and—yes—J Street
Malcolm Gladwell, panelists discuss their former faiths
Plus is the construction freeze bad for the environment?
One word for it might be ‘nagging’
Old-school Jewish class distinctions in blogger’s ‘New Yorker’ riposte
Hits 2nd Avenue Deli, makes dumb joke
It’s so much worse than ‘Basterds’
The Jewish right-wing pundit as classic neocon
New film is Jewish, in a non-Borscht Belt way
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past
‘Saffron Rice and Cranberry Sauce’ is one of eight stories in a theater production based on Persian Jewish women’s lives