A strong communal response to a terrorist attack in the 1980s seeded a new generation of dynamic leaders
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
Thousands of Holocaust stories have been published. Many, like ‘Sky Tinged Red,’ are rescued from oblivion by family.
In ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
Plus an elucidating new report on the West Bank
Plus Assad talks tough and a Jewish Holocaust avenger tells his story
Plus a West Bank outpost gets named for slain settler
In search of an Old City street-ball legend whose hoop dreams were as knotted as the Holy Land
Plus Natan Sharansky’s plan goes from hot to naught
I don’t need Israeli Memorial Day to remember Alex Assaf, the kindest—and tallest—soldier I have ever known
Plus New York’s circumcision consent form is not stopping a problem
Video: A portrait of Menachem Froman, the peerless Gush Emunim leader who sought ties with Palestinians
Plus Barak says unilateral withdrawal from West Bank should be considered
Plus bad things keep happening at bucolic Oberlin College
Plus Israeli documentaries strike out at the Academy Awards
Plus everything you might want to know about sequestration
Hundreds of Palestinians clash with IDF around hunger strike
Tablet’s resident Israeli: Eh, happens all the time
Plus Obama invited to speak in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.