Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins are 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 apartment, 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.
Plus Syria’s bloodiest day yet
Avoiding the U.N. circus would have sent a stronger message about the gravity of the Iranian threat
The New York Post welcomes the Iranian president to town in style
Plus ‘Homeland’ scores huge at the Emmys
Plus South Africa’s Zulu king will visit Israel
The United Nations envoy to Syria washes his hands of Syria
The real tests are yet to come.
Diplomacy has failed in Syria. What next?
Oxford-style debate raged over U.N. membership
P.A. moves will also prompt withholding of crucial aid
Plus the crisis moves toward Syria, and more in the news
The movie star Jon Voight, once an icon of the counterculture, is now among America’s loudest conservative voices supporting Israel
After Barack Obama’s rejection of the Palestinian U.N. statehood move last week, Israeli envoy Michael Oren sees the U.S.-Israel relationship as strong
Emergency Committee for Israel spot ran this week; too close to the U.N.?
Israelis are fixated on the Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations. But Palestinians, inured to false hopes, are much less riled up.
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Former Miss Israel cast as superhero in upcoming Batman vs. Superman flick
Plus spotting Bibi on the street in Jerusalem, and more in the news
We’re hiring two paid, part-time editorial interns
Plus with Kerry arriving to the region, peace talks are on the ropes
His frequent flier status was revoked for complaining too much, so he sued
The strangest CNN segment we’ve seen in a long time
Will people want to hear ‘Scenes from an Italian Restaurant’ live every month?
Remembering Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman (1920-2013)
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