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Hungarian State Secretary Zoltán Kovács Responds to Tablet

Was dumping Imre Kertész from the school curriculum an act of state anti-Semitism? A letter of reply.

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Jewish Nobel Laureate Imre Kertész Is Dumped From the Hungarian Curriculum

In an attempt to Make Hungary Great Again, the populist government digs up some musty anti-Semitic nationalists for its recommended reading lists instead

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How Do You Say ‘Quidditch’ in Yiddish?

The inside story of how ‘Harry Potter’ was translated into Yiddish

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Bye-Bye Barneys

A remembrance of sales past

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The Girl Who Took On the British Empire

Esther Cailingold was disillusioned with the British Empire’s treatment of Jews after the Holocaust. So she joined the Jewish resistance in Palestine.

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Berenice, the Jewish Queen of Rome, and the Origins of Replacement Theory

How fear that a single Jew could transform Western society into a Jewish empire led to a broader anti-Semitism

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Elizabeth Wurtzel, 1967-2020

Memoirist, essayist, and friend

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A Q&A With Dorit Rabinyan, the Wonder Woman of New Israeli Lit

In a landscape vacated of the two literary giants Aharon Appelfeld and Amos Oz, Israeli fiction ushers in the rise of a new generation of women writers. The author of ‘All the Rivers’ talks about sabras in New York, American Jewry’s allure, and learning to listen for the perfect watermelon.

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Timişoara

Thirty years after the uprising that toppled Ceauşescu, a memoir of the Jewish Romania that preceded the dictatorship

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Ofra, the Mayflower of the Settlements

The author of ‘The Hilltop’ revisits the lands and people Amos Oz confronted in the early 1980s to see how far the West Bank settlements have come, and where they are headed

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A Letter to Golda

Fifty years ago, a group of daring Georgian Jews openly asked for freedom. Their ‘Letter of the Eighteen’ remains one of the most consequential moments in the history of European Jewry, paving the way for the exodus of 1.5 million Soviet Jews.

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The Codevilla Tapes

The historian of American statecraft and spycraft and conservative political philosopher Angelo Codevilla talks about the ruling elite, Jonathan Pollard, and the rise of the techno-surveillance state—and the consequent demise of the American Empire

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In Bloom

A student remembers the great literary critic, who died this week at 89

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Harold Bloom

The late great literary critic ‘refused to judge books on any other basis than their imaginative strength’

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Israeli Apartheid Week on a South African Campus

A dispatch from the front lines of the racially charged, vocal, violent, identitarian, anti-Zionist, anti-oppression, anti-Semitic, cultural touchstone battles over Jews, Israel, and the future of ethno-nationalist states

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Dwight Eisenhower, Holocaust Rescuer

Fifty years after his death, a growing new appreciation for the president’s special empathy for the Jewish people

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Facebook’s Hate Speech Policy and the ‘Mystery of Elche’

A medieval Spanish passion play brings an ancient stereotype into the networked 21st century. Should the social media giant ban it from its platform?

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The Holocaust Is Having a #MeToo Moment

How should we handle Holocaust victims who also suffered sexual violence—at the hands of other Holocaust victims?

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Down With George Washington!

WPA artist Victor Arnautoff’s murals get the woke treatment in San Francisco

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The Proust of Disillusion

Remembering the Hungarian writer and dissident György Konrád, who died last month at age 86

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BDS Biter Kamila Shamsie Gets Bit, Loses Prize

The reaction to a rescinded European literary award exposes the hypocrisy of cultural boycotts

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Q&A With Yosef Begun

The great Soviet dissident and refusenik talks about discovering Hebrew, foiling the KGB, and surviving the ‘banya’

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America’s New Sex Bureaucracy

Meme Wars: How campus Title IX courts’ guilty-until-proven-innocent subversion of due process is a harbinger of a dangerous wider shift in liberalism

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Elizabeth Warren in Washington Square

At last night’s rally, reviving the spirit of Frances Perkins

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The Jewish 1%

It’s time to talk openly about the comforts and toxicities of vast wealth and power

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Was B. Traven Jewish?

The mystery of the author of The Treasure of the Sierra Madre remains unresolved

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The Left’s Race War

There are some very bad people on both sides of the race obsession

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Who Owns Israel’s History?

A former state archivist on the dispute over the first draft of the Declaration of Independence

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Obama’s Genocides

Five years after the Islamic State’s massacre of Yazidis in Sinjar, Iraq, it seems harder than ever to get Western leaders to live up to protecting minority ethnic or religious groups from extinction in the Middle East

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Should American Jews Speak Hebrew?

Israeli Jews and diaspora Jews: one people divided by a common tongue

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