Obama met with Jewish leaders this week in a private meeting in D.C., followed by a curious speech the next day
Study finds population surge, likely tied to industry and job growth
Suspected of installing video cameras in mikvah showers at Kesher Israel
Another egregious campaign by the animal rights group, which once compared Shoah victims to pigs
Talking to lead singer Louisa Solomon about the band’s canceled DC JCC gig
His nomination to be surgeon-general is being held up by NRA lobbying
Indeed, the ‘Israel Lobby’ can only succeed because voters’ views give politicians the incentive to seek ‘pro-Israel’ bona fides
Samuel Sheinbein obtained a gun he turned on his guards—raising questions about prison security
Despite talk of a diplomatic thaw between Washington and Tehran, the U.S. is already locked in battle
In the chaos of the 2003 war, remnants of a once-thriving Jewish past were saved (or stolen?) by America. Where do they belong?
Obama says his Syria move sent Tehran a message on nukes, but the mullahs have Washington cornered
New York Times reporter Mark Leibovich on the surprising reaction to his new book, and why his rabbi told him not to worry
Al-Monitor, a D.C.-based website, publishes Washington bigwigs, Israeli columnists, and, worryingly, Hezbollah-aligned writers
Following backlash, D.C. museum will investigate further (updated)
Play along at home with Tablet’s reporters in Washington.
Samuel J. Seymour, who died in 1956, was five when he went to Ford’s Theater
Calling all the single ladies in the District of Columbia
Israel fears a crisis in Egypt, but the U.S. remains calm. How did these allies come to see things so differently?
Note to some of my fellow progressives: If we can’t argue about Israel without using anti-Semitic tropes, then the debate is lost before it even begins
Agenda: I.B. Singer, Stephen Sondheim, Tony Kushner, and Gilad Shalit-inspired monologues in New York, Joan Rivers in California, and more
A proposal to redevelop Washington’s Old Post Office includes ambitious but ill-defined plans for a museum of world Jewish history
Rachel Kleinfeld, an Alaska-born Rhodes Scholar, is using her Truman National Security Project to build a new Democratic foreign-policy establishment
The past few months there’s been a rash of chutzpah sightings—that is, lots of public uses of the Yiddish word, if not any more actual chutzpah than usual. The best part: It’s even being used correctly.
Since the 2006 election of the conservative politician Stephen Harper as prime minister, Canada has become arguably the most pro-Israel country in the world
Cheers for Frank, Kovner, Abdullah; then go off to lobby