But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Residents in gentrifying areas will get units in luxury buildings. Activists say that won’t stop the cost of living from pushing them out.
Jews in Kiev say the protests were about democracy; others in Odessa believe the Maidan was full of Nazis. Now what?
Somehow, the mangling of the Broadway actress’s name may be the best thing to happen to her underappreciated career
Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home
The new TV show, starring two young Jewish women, may be as culturally significant as Lenny Bruce or Joey Ramone
I pray with angry, damaged, and difficult men. I stay because they’re like my brothers. And because sometimes they change.
Video: Of course you love your grandmother’s matzo-ball soup. But try this recipe if you prefer something with a bit of a kick.
The Talmud describes rabbis who were not just judges and legal analysts, but magicians as well
What a diplomatic to-do means for Israel and the U.S.
Multibillion-dollar arms deal thrown into mix
Plus Moldovan anti-Semitism, a Hanukkah world record, and more
Plus a school war in N.Y., and more in the news
Except there’s no agreement on preconditions, or on potential mediator
Plus a rabbi’s odd crime, Ivanka’s wedding tchotchkes, and more
Portrayal in soap opera set during Gaza War comes as bilateral relationship struggles
‘Wash. Post’ on likelihood of peace talks, plus fundraisers, Wasserstein, and more in the news
Israel tries to stay friends, plus women and the law, and more in the news
After long decline, Ladino in Turkey enjoys a modest revival
Turkey wants in, Lieberman picks a fight, and more
Strange places for atheists, the plight of prisoners, and baseball takes a stand
Grigoris Balakian was the Primo Levi of the Armenian Genocide. Ninety years later, his memoir is published in English.
A family blurs the borders between religion, superstition, and OCD
A writer endeavors to learn exactly how ordinary people arrive at their systems of belief and disbelief
The prime minister leads journalist Peter Greenberg through the Holy Land
Syrian-made rockets reportedly flown to Iran then shipped to Gaza
Collection of 500,000 documents will be made available to the public
Wolfgang G. Schwanitz answers Tablet’s review of his and Barry Rubin’s book
Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann thinks so
Samuel Waldman, a teacher at a girls’ seminary, admits obtaining films online
We’re hiring a full-time, paid editorial intern
Isabel Halley’s porcelain and gold plate gets Lena Dunham’s stamp of approval
Cites Ukraine’s appointment of oligarchs as governors as reason for unrest
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice
Evolving Jewish culture—and doctors’ orders—dealt a blow to South Florida’s delicatessens. But they’re making a comeback.