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
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Select stops from our last days on Birthright
Jungle fever during the day's requisite hike near Tzfat.
Musical session overlooking Tzfat.
Observing the production line at a stop at the Golan Heights winery.
Wine tasting during a heatwave hit the spot for most.
Rafting near the Jordan River with Israeli soldiers.
Trip photography buff Ross Tiffen snaps a bidding farewell to IDF.
Yosef Caro street in Tzfat is the canvas on which local artists paint and hustle their wares.
Participant Sam Gogan had a clear theme in his Birthright chronicles.
Independence Hall in Tel Aviv, where the state of Israel was founded.
Our new swag.
Margarita Korol is a pop artist and designer in New York City.
Birthright made insane demands on our time, but showed us how to make the most of a day
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