AIPAC, the so-called Jewish Lobby, has no influence in the White House and is scared to speak out
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.
Now that you know the novelist’s incestuous secrets, is his newly reissued ‘Mercy of a Rude Stream’ quartet worth reading or not?
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
Roman Jews have had a long love affair with tomatoes. This recipe for oven-browned ‘pomodori a mezzo’ will show you why.
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
Israelis have a hard time settling differences, let alone settlements
The Palestinians are laying the groundwork for unilaterally declared statehood. If Israel prepares properly, the move can be a boon for the Jewish state, too.
Plus Medvedev gets warm welcome in Jericho, and more in the news
Plus Alan Grayson goes unquietly, and more in the news
Plus Assange accuser in the West Bank, and more
A Columbia professor tours East Jerusalem, where national histories clash, converge, and intertwine
The leader of nonviolent protests in the West Bank—a potential Palestinian Gandhi—is in an Israeli jail
Israel’s leaders have abandoned the details of governance, as last week’s catastrophic wildfire tragically showed
The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim
Plus Gates pushes for sanctions instead of bombing, and more in the news
The foiled Yemeni bomb plot shows why anti-Semitism isn’t only about Jews
The Palestinian ambassador to Washington sees a role for the American Jewish community in creating a Palestinian state
Plus A’jad praises, meets with Hezbollah, and more in the news
Israel’s controversial new oath of allegiance reflects the reality of sectarian politics in the Middle East
Israel beats its enemies on the battlefield, but it loses the more important fight, for PR supremacy, to savvier operators like Hezbollah
Israelis debate end goals of the campaign
Norman Finkelstein, Benjamin Kunkel, Corey Robin among those arrested
‘Schindler’s List’ is a story of redemption—for both the film’s protagonist and its director
And why reporters won’t talk about it
Synagogue and Jewish cars defaced with ‘Hamas’ graffiti
We decided to start sleep training my son, and then the war broke out
Hopes for a ceasefire quashed by renewed hostilities
Chabad crashes Comic-Con
New York, NYRB and Andrew Sullivan promulgate problematic claim
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
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