A new book shows how Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky was the ancestor of the Jews who now serve in the hate-Israel movement
How did Mohamed Merah happen? In the third of a five-part series on anti-Semitism in France, the roots of the Toulouse gunman.
‘You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes’
With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius
Tablet Original Fiction: Angela loves Paul loves Claire loves Adam loves Angela
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made
For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.
Antic embellishments, like Esther being good in bed, help Talmudic rabbis to more fully explicate the text’s divine meaning
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
Contrary to conventional wisdom, Israelis haven’t become radicals. They’ve just abandoned a delusion.
Did Shelly Yachimovich, by avoiding matters of national security, kill Israel’s Labor Party?
Plus more fuel for the theory that Adolf Hitler escaped Berlin for Argentina
Losing the only right answer
Ignoring cultural difference and overestimating politics has left us without a resolution. We can do better.
Plus Jewish baseball great Kevin Youkilis to play for Israel
Dani Dayan makes noise we’ll be hearing about all day
What remains of Revisionist Zionism, the ideology of the late Benzion Netanyahu, is its 11th commandment: Don’t be a fool.
Plus Pollard implores Obama, the next flotilla, and more in the news
A liberal Jewish journalist in Israel wonders where her allegiance lies
Against binationalism, and more
On Israel’s left and right, calls for binationalism are gaining ground. But the idea is a betrayal of Zionism, and of Judaism.
Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive
Palestinians more impoverished; ultra-Orthodox more hungry
Plus Ehud Barak backs settlement freeze, Gilad Shalit writes home, and more
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